Welcome to The Hilliard Society of Miniature Art


​The Hilliard Society is one of the foremost miniature art societies in the UK, bringing together miniature art collectors and artists from around the world, and dedicated to encouraging greater appreciation of this specialised art form.

​On our website miniature artists can find information on materials, suppliers, exhibitions, books and how to join the Society. Collectors can view artwork in the members gallery, peruse the full exhibition online or commission a special miniature painting or sculpture. 

DAILY ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS AT THE 2016 EXHIBITION

  • Sat 25 June          Michael Coe - Watercolour on ivorine; Tracy Hall -- Watercolour on HP
  • Sun 26 June         David Haynes - Gouache
  • Mon 27 June        Pam Wilmot - Oil
  • Tues 28 June        Ian Traill-Stevenson - Oil, acrylic and watercolour on ivorine
  • Wed 29 June         Roy Cooney - Copperplate Engraving
  • Thurs 30 June      Jenny Brooks - Watercolour on vellum
  • Fri 1 July               Joyce Rowsell - Oil on silk
  • Sat 2 July              Roz Pierson - Watercolour on Schoellershammer HP


​​Every summer we hold one of the largest International Exhibitions of Miniature Art in the UK in Wells, the smallest city in England. The 2016 Exhibition is available to view online and you are welcome to contact us for purchase enquiries from July 5th onwards throughout the year.

The most frequent comment from first time viewers of the miniature masterpieces is:​
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​ Amazing, unbelievable detail, beautiful work! Never knew that such marvellous paintings existed! ​​ 

NEWS

EXHIBITION OPENS

Join us for this International Exhibition of over 350 Miniature paintings and sculptures for sale, plus artist demonstrations,a unique painting workshop plus cards and books. Entry is free and refreshments available.  Sat 25th June at 10am Town Hall, Wells

MINIATURE PAINTING WORKSHOP
Sunday 26th June
Wells
A rare opportunity to receive tuition from four highly experienced award-winning artists. Places are limited and booking essential - we look forward to seeing you!

SALES PAGE
A new opportunity for members to buy and sell miniature art materials
Find out more

NEW PRESIDENT
The Society is delighted to announce the election of  new President Joyce Rowsell BA RMS MAA HSF MASF MPSGS CPA NMMAS.


President Joyce Rowsell was also featured in 'Somerset Life' Magazine in April 2016 (page 169)