Category: Events

Words on Canvas

The 139th Open Annual Exhibition has now closed to great success, with great visitor figures and some really great press coverage! We were very happy to welcome back the Words on Canvas poetry group for a standing room only event during the run of the exhibition, this is always a popular event, and with the …read more

137th RSW Open Annual Exhibition Celebrating Scottish Watercolours

The 137th RSW Open Annual Exhibition opens 5 February at the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh presenting over 180 new works by established and emerging Scottish watercolour artists.  It was open to all artists in Scotland and runs until 8 March 2018. A new work by Janet Melrose RSW features on our catalogue, poster and newsletter,  Over the past …read more

January Opening for 136th Annual Exhibition

Artist Jim Dunbar, who was elected President of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour in October last year,  presented the awards at the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 136th Annual Exhibition which recently opened at the Royal Scottish Academy Building in Edinburgh. The exhibition is open until 28 January 2017 and …read more

An Imaginative Response in Words to Paintings

Words on Canvas Thursday 29 January 2015 5.15pm – 6.45pm Take your imagination on a journey in an evening of poetry and prose inspired by the paintings in the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 134th Annual Exhibition in the Royal Scottish Academy Building, The Mound, Edinburgh. Travel from one gallery to another, meeting a …read more

Events During the RSW Exhibition

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 134th Annual Exhibition Royal Scottish Academy Building, The Mound, Edinburgh.  Until 31 January 2015 Book Making and Book Binding Workshop with Marion Archibald Sunday 25 January 2015 2pm-4.40pm Whether you want to show your own art in another format or make sketchbooks from scratch, artists’ books offer lots …read more

Support our Societies at a Festive Frolic

JOIN US AT THE FESTIVE FROLIC! a celebration of art, music and good company on thursday 18 december 2014 at the Royal Scottish Academy from 5.30 – 7.30 The Presidents and Councils of VAS, SSA and RSW are delighted to invite you to join us at our fundraising party evening, ‘Festive Frolic!’. This is a …read more

Special Fundraising Celebration with Art, Music & Wine

Please join us for this special fund-raising celebration during our annual exhibition on Thursday 21 March from 5.30-7.30pm. With a glass of wine, this is a fantastic opportunity to parade in the RSA Galleries and enjoy works exhibited by the Society of Scottish Artists, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour  and Visual Arts Scotland. …read more