About TMA

The Town Mill Arts Company is a not-for profit subsidiary of the Town Mill Trust based in the Town Mill Galleries in Lyme Regis. The Guild organises a programme of events, including regular exhibitions and occasional arts-related events. It also provides art tuition and workshops from time to time.

It is run by and (mostly) for local artists and craftsmen – painters, draftsmen, printmakers, sculptors, potters, photographers, knitwear and textile designers, glassworkers, furniture makers, stone balancers, blacksmiths, jewellery makers, and probably others we have missed!

Members receive a number of benefits, and in return, are expected to steward their own shows and occasionally swap stewarding with other members as necessary to keep the galleries open.

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The Guild was run as a year’s pilot starting in January 2010 in the Courtyard Gallery, and its successor, Town Mill Arts, is now running both the Courtyard Gallery and the prestigious Malthouse Gallery on a permanent basis.

Phil Clayton is the curator/manager for the galleries. He can be contacted  by email on curatorartsguild@yahoo.co.uk.

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