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Dorset Visual Arts is a not for profit organisation developing and promoting a variety of opportunities for artists, designers and makers across the spectrum of the visual arts to showcase and sell their work.

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DAW SOULMATES 2018

If you are looking for an exhibiting partner for DAW, or have a space to share, or a space to …

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Membership Renewal Letter + Form

It's that time of year again where we renew our annual membership. If you wish to renew and haven't received the relevant paperwork, or are a new member, click the download button below to see the latest membership letter and form.

Buy a copy of Fifty Dorset Makers

To buy a copy of Fifty Dorset Makers please either:

Approach one of the Makers included in the book.

Send a chq for £13.00 to:

Dorset Visual Arts,
Little Keep,
Barrack Road,
Dorchester,
Dorset DT1 1SQ

(£10 for the book £3 p+p)

Email [email protected] for BACS details

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