How to become a Member

Associate Member (ARMS)

Artists who are interested in becoming an Associate member of the RMS will have had 5 works accepted and shown in an annual exhibition for two consecutive years.

In the second year the Selection Committee will consider them for election to Associate Membership. 

If elected the artist will become ARMS. The Associate membership subscription will be due from the January following election. 

We wish you luck and look forward to seeing your work!

What to do...(ARMS)

  • Submit 5 pieces of work to the RMS annual exhibition
  • 5 pieces must have been selected and exhibited 
  • In your second year of submitting 5 pieces, please write ‘CANDIDATE’ at the top of your entry schedule.
  • You will be notified at on/after selection day if you have been elected as an Associate Member
An artist wishing to be considered in their second year of submitting work, should write “CANDIDATE” at the top of their schedule.

See summery 

Full Member (RMS)

Associate members who are interested in becoming a Full Member of the RMS will have had 6 works accepted as an Associate member for 2 consecutive years.

6 works must be submitted and accepted in the 4th year. 

An Associate Member wishing to be considered for election to full Membership should write 'CANDIDATE' at the top of the schedule.

If elected, the Associate Member will become a full Member (RMS) immediately. 

What to do...(RMS)

  • As an Associate Member you will need to submit 6 pieces of work to the RMS annual exhibition for 2 consecutive years
  • In your fourth consecutive year of exhibiting with the RMS please submit 6 pieces, write ‘CANDIDATE’ at the top of your entry schedule.
We wish you luck...!

See summery 

Summery of membership route:

1st year exhibition 5 accepted
2nd year exhibition 5 accepted - considered ARMS
3rd exhibition 6 accepted
4th exhibition 6 accepted – considered RMS

Friend Members of the RMS

Becoming a Friend of the RMS is a special opportunity to be involved with one of the most prestigious miniature art societies in the world, to meet artists and collectors alike with a shared love of miniature art and sculpture, and to benefit from entitlements exclusive to Friends:
·         2 Private View invitations for ‘Clients and Friends day’
·         Free catalogue of the annual exhibition
·         List of Artist Demonstrations during the exhibition week
·         Notification of our members’ exhibitions and events throughout the year, where available
·         List of members’ websites, where available
·         Mailings of AGM minutes
Any involvement or help with Society affairs will be most welcome. For further information please contact: 
Claire Hucker Executive Secretary, 89 Rosebery Road, Dursley, Glos, GL11 4PU.  
Email:   Tel: 01454 269268
Join today

Friend Member £15 per year (renewable in January each year)
Life Friend Member £300 one off minimum donation                                                                              
                      Friend Member form 

Pictured: Anthony Lester Art Critic & Philip Mould OBE