Hilliard Society of Miniaturists - fine art in miniature


Annual International Exhibition and Sale of miniature paintings and sculptures at the Town Hall, Wells, Somerset

Hundreds of paintings by some of the world's leading miniature artists, sculptures, Russian lacquer boxes, artist demonstrations, cards, books and prints - a great place to start your own collection!


The 2014 Exhibition is now over, but it will remain online throughout the year so if you were unable to attend in person, or would like to make a purchase after the exhibition has closed, the office will re-open from Tuesday 3th June.

You are most welcome to contact us at any time to check if a particular piece is still available (delivery worldwide).  The office is open 9.30 - 2.30 on Tuesday and Wednesday, so please leave a message at other times and we will get back to you. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately artwork cannot be reserved by phone or email during the Exhibition week. Sales at the desk take priority.

Tel: +44(0)1749 674472 

Email: hilliardsociety@aol.com

One of the largest exhibitions of Miniature Art in the UK , the Hilliard Society Annual Exhibition is open from 10am (last entry 4pm) to 5pm daily. Entrance is free and there is wheelchair access and lift to the Town Hall Ballroom where the exhibition is held. Some parking is available on Market Square (not Wednesdays or Saturdays) otherwise signs for car parks are in town. We look forward to seeing you there next year!

Wells City Map

Please click on the map to view larger and download (PDF).

Map courtesy of The Black Dog, Wells.

During the exhibition there are demonstrations by our artists, the perfect opportunity to learn about the techniques of miniature art and ask any questions you may have. Many of our artists also accept commissions - please ask at the sales desk or contact the office for details. Cards, books and prints are also for sale during the exhibition.

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