Miniature Paintings and sculptures for sale - Hilliard Society
The Annual International Exhibition and Sale of miniature paintings and sculptures is held each year at the Town Hall, Wells, Somerset. We look forward to seeing you next in June 2017!

Artists hand-in date: To be confirmed
Private View, AGM and Lunch: Friday  2nd June 2017
Exhibition opens to Public: Saturday 3rd June 2017
Miniature Painting Workshop: Saturday 3rd June 2017
Exhibition closes: Saturday 10th June 2017
​**Please note that the Exhibition will be closed on Sunday 4th June**


The 2016 Exhibition is once again available to view online with sales enquiries welcome throughout the year. Please contact the Office.  

​We hope you enjoy the show!

You can also see the 2016 Award Winning Miniatures here, along with past awards. Many of our members accept commissions as well and we can arrange delivery worldwide, please get in touch to enquire further.

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 as sales at the desk take priority.


Entry is free and this is one of the largest selling Exhibitions of contemporary Miniature Art in the world, with hundreds of paintings by some of the world's leading miniature artists plus sculptures, Russian lacquer boxes, cards, books and prints - a great place to start your own collection!

The Hilliard Society Annual Exhibition is open from 10am (last entry 4pm) to 5pm daily. 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.​

Below - STAGING THE EXHIBITION - From Selection Day to the Opening. 
​(Photos courtesy of Anthony Taylor )​

​During the exhibition there are demonstrations by our artists and a full day painting workshop - 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.

Wells City Map 

Please click on the map to download (PDF).  (Map courtesy of The Black Dog, Wells).


We will shortly be making the Entry forms for the 2017 Exhibition available to download as PDF documents. Please check back soon!