It is just sixty years since a few gifted artists formed the Mannin Art Group on The Isle of Man.
The first exhibition was held in Ramsey where whole rooms at Albert Road School were devoted to the works of such celebrated artists as William Hoggatt, John Nicholson and John Aitken.
Today The Mannin Art Group has a very gifted membership numbering approximately 150 and includes talented painters from all walks of life.
An Anniversary Calendar celebrates this 60 years by showing some usual and not so usual scenes that present the Island in a number of different guises and moods.
To view the calendar paintings go to : www.manninart.org – 60th Anniversary Calendar where you can download an order form, or make contact with us by e- mail to purchase copies. The proceeds from the sale of this calendar will be going to The Manx Wildlife Trust
with whom the Mannin have had a happy association with over the years painting in their nature reserves.
Picture: Heron at Kentraugh by Nancy Corkish