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 can also enjoy year-round exhibitions in our gallery in the Museum District.

In addition to Juried Exhibitions, WAS-H has monthly meetings with demonstrations by known artists. Classes and Workshops all year. Group painting encounters include Open Studio afternoons, Wednesday Model Lab, Paint-Outs and Paint-Ins, and an Outreach Program for volunteers to work with children.

Our Mission

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.

Want to know the complete history of the Watercolor Art Society - Houston? Click HERE for a fun and informative compilation of Washrag articles that tells our history.

WAS-H Building, completed in 2006

WAS-H Gallery, a spacious home to beautiful exhibits

WAS-H Classroom, set up for an optimal learning environment

WAS-H Kitchen serves guests during receptions

WAS-H Office, supporting our members

WAS-H Library, a resource for teachers and students

1601 West Alabama Houston TX 77006
Gallery: 713-942-9966
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HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm

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