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. 

2017 EXHIBITION

The next Hilliard Society International Exhibition of Miniature Art runs from June 3rd to 10th 2017 at the Town Hall, Wells, Somerset (closed on Sunday 4th June). Both members and non-members are welcome to submit work for selection and this year all entries must be posted for arrival no later than March 28th. Full details, submission guidelines and entry forms can be found on our Exhibition Page.


​MINIATURE PAINTING WORKSHOP

Bookings are now being taken for our popular Workshop - a rare opportunity to receive expert tuition from five award winning miniature artists on the first day of our Exhibition on Saturday 3rd June 2017. Suitable for both beginners and experienced artists. 

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​​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 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

June 3rd - 10th
Wells, Somerset
Entries to be posted for arrival before March 28th
Entry forms and full details are now available.


Booking now open for our popular Workshop! Numbers are limited so please get in touch soon to be sure of your place.

Held on the first day of the Annual Exhibition on Saturday 3rd June 2017, it is a rare opportunity to receive tuition from  five award- winning artists from the world of Miniature Art. Places are limited and booking essential - we look forward to seeing you in 2017!

This year, Jenny Brooks HS RMS has organised a new project to coincide with the Annual Exhibition to encourage children and young people to have a go at a miniature painting. 



Our annual exhibition of over 350 miniature paintings and sculptures can be viewed online. To make a purchase please get in touch by email or phone.


2016 AWARDS
See the award winning miniatures from this year's exhibition.