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The Arts Club

Group  From 1863 

Categories: Art, Community / Clubs

Private members club founded by, amongst others, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, and Lord Leighton. "This Club is instituted for the purpose of facilitating the social intercourse of those connected with, or interested in Art, Literature or Science." It started in 17 Hanover Square and 1896 moved to the current premises in Dover Street.

1890-1 James Whistler left this club to found the Chelsea Arts Club.

The Dover Stret building was renovated and relaunched in 2011-12, the website makes it look like a high-end hotel/restaurant.

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The Arts Club - left - WW2

Our Greek consultant, David Hopkins, transcribed the Greek quotation and writ...

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The Arts Club - right - 2011

{Stone to the right of the entrance:} This stone commemorating the renovatio...

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