In 1906, a small exhibition was held at Hinton St Mary and its success led to the formation of the Dorset Arts and Crafts Association in 1907. The Association's first exhibition was held at Blandford Corn Exchange in 1907 and exhibitions have been held annually, apart from a break for the second world war years. Our 100th Exhibition was held at the Purbeck School, Wareham in 2014.Read More
Planning is now underway for Showcase 2022, which will take place at the Purbeck School in Wareham from Friday August 5th to Tuesday August 9th.
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Every year DACA awards grants for Arts & Crafts projects in Dorset. Unfortunately, as our two major events in 2020 were cancelled, we have decided to suspend the awarding of grants until our financial position has improved.
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