Royal Society of Miniature Painters, 
Sculptors & Gravers

Patron HRH The Prince of Wales KG, KT, GCB, OM

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Gold Memorial Bowl Award 2014 - Mount Stokes, Port Davey, Southwest Tasmania by Joan Humble

The Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers was founded in 1896 by Alyn Williams who was the first President, a position he occupied until 1898, and then again from 1908 until 1941. The Society's inaugural Exhibition, held in 1896 in the Modern Gallery, was the first to be devoted exclusively to contemporary miniatures and was an immediate success. King Edward VII granted the Royal Charter in 1905. In 1926 the RMS extended its welcome to other forms of miniature art. Recognition of this wider scope was officially confirmed when Sculptors and Gravers were added to its name by Royal Command of King George V.

The Society's Aims are to Esteem, Protect and Practise the traditional 16th Century art of miniature painting emphasizing the infinite patience needed for its fine techniques.

President Rosalind Pierson PRMS CFA(Oxon) PPHS MAA MASF

Key Dates

Exhibition open daily
Tuesday 14th, 10-5pm until 1pm Sunday 26th October

Collection of Unaccepted/Sold/Unsold Work
Wed 29th & Thurs 30th October 10-5pm

3.15pm Thurs 30th October


Tues 21st Oct Helen White

Wed 22nd Oct Rosalind Pierson

Thur 23rd Oct Michael Coe

Fri 24th Oct Jean Canter

Sat 25th Oct Graham Lock


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