The Art Society of Inverness was founded over 75 years ago and is still going strong; it brings together professionals, semi-professional artists, and those with an interest in art from all over the Highlands. It provides a wide range of activities and opportunities, from talks and beginners classes, to regular evening classes, workshops and exhibitions. This website is intended for both members and non-members, so please explore it through the menus above to find out more.

Some of our activities are illustrated below, followed by news about recent and upcoming events. Recent news can also be found on our Facebook Site here.














NB The first class at Merkinch will now be on Wednesday 21st September.

The first Monday class will be on 26th September.


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Coming soon at Castle Gallery, Inverness

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Thanks to the 11 members who entered a total of 20 works for selection

for the "HIGHLAND ART PRIZE" competition.

The 5 selected works can be viewed on the Gallery Page of the Highland Art Prize here,

while all 20 of the ASI entries can be seen here.



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More and bigger prizes at the 


---  see info here



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to all who participated in our recent EXHIBITION !!

We exhibited 180+ paintings by over 60 members, 

and had 600+ visitors making substantial sales of paintings and cards.

The prizewinning paintings can be seen below.


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Our usual regular activities have all resumed following the pandemic, including:


- Evening classes @ WASPS

- Morning Art Group @MERKINCH - see some members at work here

- Monthly painting days @ KILLEARNAN – see some members at work here

- Talks and demonstrations through Autumn – Winter

- Open air painting days - see some of the works at Rosemarkie in '21 and '22 here


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These are the Prizewinning Paintings from our 2022 Exhibition…





Marion Bennie Prize
Marion Bennie Prize
Avril McPhee
"In the Forest"
President's Prize
President's Prize
Miriam Smith
"Forgotten Poppies"
Castle Gallery Prize
Castle Gallery Prize
Morag Burton
"West Coast Garden"

Thanks to Miriam Smith for the new banner

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