Watercolor Art Society-Houston

Art Gallery, Classes and Artistic Enrichment

38th International Exhibition Award Winners

Denise Athanas, Green Reflections
Elaine Daily-Birnbaum, A Balancing Act

Jing Chung, Arcadia
Wilmer Anderson, Richland County
Ken Call,
In Her Room

Welcome to WAS-H

Promoting watercolor art through our gallery exhibits, painting classes and artistic enrichment.

Our state of the art gallery and classroom is nestled in the heart of Houston's Museum District.

Membership is open to the beginner, professional, and art enthusiast.  Learn more about benefits HERE


Breaking News: Please do not park at the Menil Collection parking lot.

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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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The WAS-H Blog offers up-to-date news and more. Click on a link below to read the posting or just visit our Blog page by clicking HERE.

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Life Painting Lab

Join in the fun of the Life Lab each Wednesday from 12:30 - 3:30pm. The cost is $10 for members and $14 for non-members, exact change appreciated.

Current Exhibit

The exhibit for June is themed Serenity. 

The June Gallery Exhibit theme “Serenity” was beautifully explored and interpreted in 62 paintings by 34 artists. We were delighted to have Patrick Palmer, Dean and Studio School Faculty Chair and Department Head of Art History at the Glassell School of Art as our June juror. 

The exhibit will be on display until July 10th. Stop by to see this beautiful and peaceful show.

Visit the gallery Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 3pm.

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Please do not park at the Menil Collection parking lot. Additional parking is available on neighborhood streets.

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