The annual open exhibition of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour is a prestigious event that showcases the finest watercolour paintings from both emerging and established artists in Scotland. Held every year, this exhibition celebrates the versatility and beauty of watercolour as a medium, highlighting its unique ability to capture the nuances of light, texture, and emotion.

The RSW, has been at the forefront of promoting watercolour painting in Scotland, and its annual exhibition is a testament to the enduring appeal and relevance of this art form in contemporary times.

In addition to the main yearly open exhibition, individual RSW members run solo exhibitons and events throughout the year.