Group    From 1863 

The Arts Club

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.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
The Arts Club

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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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Other Subjects

Charles McCall

Charles McCall

Artist, born in Edinburgh. In 1933 he won a scholarship to the Edinburgh College of Art. In 1938 he was made a fellow of the college at the relatively young age of 31. He studied in Paris at the Ac...

Person, Art, France, Scotland

1 memorial
Paul Nash

Paul Nash

Painter and watercolourist. Served with the Artists' Rifles in WW1.

Person, Art

2 memorials
Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

Artist, writer and sheep breeder. Born Helen Beatrix Potter at 2 Bolton Gardens, South Kensington where she lived in the third floor nursery until she was in her thirties. She used her second name ...

Person, Animals, Art, Children, Literature, Seriously Famous

1 memorial
George Bunting

George Bunting

From Orra: “George, an engineer by profession, was an easy-going, pipe smoking and puckish ‘mein host’.  His auburn close-cropped hair and goatee made him instantly recognizable, and his infectious...

Person, Art, Community / Clubs, India

1 memorial
W. F. Yeames

W. F. Yeames

RA artist.  Born as William Frederick Yeames in Russia where his father was British Consul. His family moved to London in 1848. Studied abroad then returned to London in 1859. Had a studio in Park ...

Person, Art

2 memorials