The RSW is the only Society dedicated to promoting watercolour painting in Scotland.

141st Annual Open Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh. 

Hand-in November 2021

Open entrants will be invited to submit two works in waterbased media: one of unlimited size and one up to 24 x 24 inches.

Schedules and information pack available on our Exhibition Schedules page 

You can also enter work online through OESS at

All exhibition details are subject to covid 19 restrictions

RSW Members will receive their schedule in due course



February 2021 saw our first on-line exhibition launch, please visit here: 140th Annual Members Exhibition click to enter


We pride ourselves on our distinguished history and in our forward looking approach to encouraging watercolour painting. Our annual open winter and summer exhibitions are key dates on the Scottish arts calendar bringing together leading and emerging Scottish artists.

We are an artist led, Scottish charity and are delighted and honoured that HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay is our Royal Patron.