WAS-H has resumed in-person classes, in addition to on-line (zoom) classes. 

The Gallery and office is open during regular hours (Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 3 pm).

Read our COVID policy HERE.

Early Registration for WAS-H Members - Winter Semester Classes - Now Open!

Come visit our new member Sales Gallery - paintings added daily!

November Monthly Show Winners

1st Place: Les McDonald, Jr., Lemons and Silver

2nd Place: Pei hong Endris, The Iris

3rd Place: Bill Curtis, Backgammon at the University Club


  • Mike Doan, Morning - South Fork, CO
  • Alison Hendry, Brazos Bayou Beauty
  • Tamara Kontrimas, Forlorn
  • Maureen Lewis, Grocery Store Orchids
  • Irene Sheytman, Evening
  • Larry Spitzberg, Flower Power 

Register for IWE 

Registration is open until January 7, 2022

Click here to register:   CaFÉ (callforentry.org)

IWE Exhibition:  March 6 - April 1, 2022

Now Open - Major Workshop in March 2022 with Mark Mehaffey. Click HERE for complete details.

Welcome to Watercolor Art Society - Houston

Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) is a non-profit organization with over 700 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.

To hear more about WAS-H on Houston Public Media, click:  HERE 

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Become a Member

Membership has its privileges!

Members receive discounts on classes and workshops and participate in all our monthly exhibitions.  Meeting artists at every stage of their art journey is the best part.  We are a community here. Join us!  


Volunteers are the backbone of WAS-H, making possible exhibits, receptions, workshops and the many programs offered at our facility. Check our Sign-Up to learn more about opportunities.

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Your contribution supports both daily operations and long term expenses. Plus, you can make the most of your gift through workplace matching gift programs. Some companies will match, double or even triple your gift.

Ebay Charity

WAS-H is now registered as an Ebay Charity. This means that sellers can elect to donate a portion of their sales to Ebay and when their item sells, WAS-H is sent a donation on their behalf.

Amazon Smiles

WAS-H is a registered Charity with the Amazon Smiles Program.  

When you select WAS-H as your preferred charity of choice, we receive 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products Click HERE for more information.

Randall's Good Neighbor

Randall's gives 1% of your purchases to WAS-H, when you have registered WAS-H as your preferred charity.  Use WAS-H's ID #4553. Every time you use your Randall's Remarkable Card, WAS-H will receive a credit

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