Wimborne Art Club was formed in 1975 when about half a dozen painters started weekly meetings at the Allendale Centre. By the first AGM in May 1976 membership had risen to 14 and the Club was then called the Allendale Art Club. Some of these founder members are still members today.
In 1977, now renamed 'Wimborne Art Club' and with 21 members, the Club transferred to the Red Cross Centre in School Lane. in 1978 the first Summer Exhibition was held in Church House. Originally a weekly club, in 1978 the meetings became fortnightly.
We now meet in St Catherine's Church Hall in Wimborne.
The Summer Exhibition is still an annual event for the club along with an Art and Craft Exhibition held in November.