WAS-H brings the excitement of water-media to the greater Houston area.
-Juried Exhibitions in our gallery in the Museum District
-Monthly meetings with demonstrations by known artists
-Classes and Workshops all year
-Group painting encounters include Open Studio afternoons, Wednesday Life Figure Lab, Paint-Outs and Paint-Ins
-Outreach Program for volunteers to work with children
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Welcome to Watercolor Art Society-Houston
Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) is a non-profit organization with over 600 members. For over 40 years, WAS-H has brought the excitement of water-media to the greater Houston area with outstanding exhibitions, world-class instruction and dedicated community outreach. Year-round opportunities are provided to every level of painter, from novice to the seasoned expert. Art lovers are invited to enjoy year-round exhibitions in our gallery in the Museum District.
The purpose of the Watercolor Art Society-Houston is to further the cause and interest in watermedia art through teaching, programs, demonstrations, outreach and exhibitions.
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As a supporter of WAS-H, you help bring the power of water-media art to the Houston community. Your contribution funds both our organization's daily operation and future. WAS-H is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and all donations are tax-deductible.
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