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The New England Watercolor Society

The New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) is one of the oldest and most prestigious watercolor societies in America. NEWS was founded in 1885 as the Boston Watercolor Society. Past members include Childe Hassam, John Singer Sargent, and honorary member Andrew Wyeth. Membership has grown from the thirteen founding members to nearly 200 signature members from every New England state. Please click on any link to learn more about our history, exhibitions, and membership opportunities.

To view galleries of current and past shows, please see Exhibitions in the sidebar menu or click here for a list.


Upcoming Events:

New England Regional Juried Exhibition - Newport RI, May 2017;
Submissions are closed for this show (details)

Linda Daly Baker has been forced to withdraw from jurying and from the planned demo and workshop due to illness. Fortunately, Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, ISEA-NF, WHS, TWSA has graciously agreed to take over those responsibilities. We wish Linda Daly Baker a speedy recovery.

Workshop with Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, ISEA-NF, WHS, TWSA - paired with the 2017 Regional Show: May 20-22 (details, workshop flyer/registration form)

• Free demo by Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, ISEA-NF, WHS, TWSA - May 19th, 1-3pm (see Shows for details

Share news of your accomplishments with other NEWS members. See the NEWS News page for instructions on submitting your items of interest to be posted in this virtual newsletter.

Be sure to check the Bulletin Board page too for calls for art, upcoming workshops or art-related travel opportunities.