miniature art from the Hilliard Society of miniaturists

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.



The 2014 Exhibition is available to view online and you can contact us for purchase enquiries throughout the year.

Tel: +44(0)1749 674472     Email:


Every summer we hold our Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art in the city of Wells, the smallest city in England. Artists, collectors and enthusiasts are welcome to join us in marvelling at the incredible skills attained by some of the very best contemporary miniature artists in the world. The exhibition is open to the public with free entry and all work (except some miniature portraits) is for sale. Prices range from £100 - £2500 so there is something to suit every budget.



The Hilliard Society of Miniaturists is holding a


during the Annual Exhibition on SUNDAY 14TH JUNE 2015 at Wells Town Hall.

Tuition in painting portraits - landscapes - still life


Rosalind Pierson – Jenny Brooks – Iain Traill-Stevenson – Aza Adlam  

£30 for the day

Soft drinks, tea and coffee included, please bring your own packed lunch.

For further information contact


We are delighted to share news of a brand new instructional book, Painting Miniatures, by Hilliard Society member artist Pauline Denyer Baker.


Please click on the picture for more information and purchase details.


On our website miniature artists can find information on materials, suppliers, exhibitions and join the society. Collectors can view artwork in the members gallery, peruse the full exhibition online or commission a special miniature painting or sculpture. Please contact the society for more information.


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



Come and see for yourself!

Join us at the 2015 Exhibition of Miniature Art June 13th - 21st

The Hilliard Society, c/o Heather Webb Executive Secretary, 26 St Cuthbert Avenue, Wells, Somerset BA5 2JW UK     Tel: +44(0)1749 674472     Email: