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Membership Application: Membership Application 2017




The Fine Arts Society, a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1969, is led by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. The organization meets once a month from October through May. Committees work throughout the year on activities, events, and programs under the leadership of the Board.

Vern Livingston Weitz, 2017-2018 President



An Event to Welcome New Members


Member Rewards

Monthly meetings, October through May, that include luncheons and stimulating programs

December Meeting:  Celebrate the Arts Luncheon, one of the two major fundraisers

February meeting:  “Meet and Greet” Creator & Collectors Tour Artists, the second fundraiser

May Meeting:  Scholarship Awards Luncheon

Carole Crosby and Nancy Andrews, Past-Presidents


  • Monthly newsletters that keep you current on The Fine Art Society activities
  • Archives of  past programs, please go to Newsletters at the tab above
  • Special events such as museum and art tours, travel, theater and dance performances, cultural events and social gatherings
  • Enhanced knowledge and appreciation of the performing and visual arts
  • Friends who share your interest in the arts and our community



February 2017 General Membership Program:   Meet & Greet the    C & C Tour Artists         

Vern Weitz, 2017 Tour Chairwoman and
Duncan Chamberlain, Studio Artist


January 2017 General Membership Program:

Guest Speaker, Jean Renoux, an expert in European History, Art, Architecture, and French Literature. He frequently presents informative and engaging lectures on these topics.


November 2016 General Membership Program:

Guest Speaker Actor, Artist, and Storyteller Mary J. Kelly
“Midnight Train: Harriet Tubman on the Underground Railroad”

Mary J. Kelly








October 2016 General Membership Program:

Anne Jones, Rae Luskin and Linda Milberg




Guest Speaker Rae Luskin
The Creative Activist: Arts For Social Change