Welcome to PEDAS
Founded in 1924, by such luminaries as Augustus John and Henry Lamb, Poole & East Dorset Art Society continues to thrive with around 100 members - artists in all media and of all abilities. In 2019 PEDAS was made a charity.
PEDAS also manages the delightful gallery in Upton Country Park. It hosts a wide variety of exhibitions by groups and individuals.
Click the logo for the Gallery Upstairs website
A Call to local Artists
The Upton Country Park Open 2021
on the theme: WILD
We are now accepting entries
VIEW HERE TO ENTER
News and Events
PEDAS THURSDAY & SUNDAY SESSIONS -
see Programme pages
PEDAS PLEIN AIR programme continues... details here
New exhibition Optic Nerve starting this week. Do join us for drinks & nibbles Saturday 18th Sept from 2 pm
ABI KREMER - some art courses that Abi is delivering, starting shortly.... here
LINDSEY COLE's September workshops.. here
PURBECK ART WEEKS Open Studios and Exhibitions
11 - 26 September 2021,
The PEDAS BLOG is live - visit & subscribe!
LOCAL EARTHDAY21 EVENT @ Upton Country Park in November for BCP primary schools and families with young children. Read more ....
Also, follow this link for more information and resources.
Poole & East Dorset Art Society (PEDAS) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Registered Charity no 1184632
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