The 208th Open Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours

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The 208th Open Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours

The 208th Open Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours will be held at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1

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The 208th Open Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours will be held at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1

The exhibition will open on Thursday 2 April and will close on Friday 17 April 

Daily opening times are 10am - 5pm (closes at 1pm on the final day).

Please note that the exhibition will be closed on Easter Sunday, 12 April.

Founded in 1831, the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) represents and promotes the best in contemporary watercolour and water-based media painting.

The RI was formed to exhibit the best watercolours and to show non-members work alongside  that of members, a policy that is still followed today.

This year’s exhibition will feature a wide variety of talks and demonstrations by RI members and  the presentation of many Awards and Prizes.

These include:

  • The Winsor & Newton Award of £3,000 cash
  • The Winsor & Newton Product Prize of £1,000 of Winsor & Newton art materials of choice.
  • The Leathersellers’ Prize of £1,000 awarded to an artist of 30 years or under, 
  • The President’s Choice Award of £750, plus many more.

A full listing of awards and prizes are available on the RI website: royalinstituteofpaintersinwatercolours.org

A special event: A Celebration of Water Colour with Winsor & Newton will be held on Thursday 7 April 5.30pm to 7.30pm

You get get full details and view the works to be exhibited at the Mall Galleries website: mallgalleries.org.uk

Left is Portrait of a Brush, watercolour, (45x42cm) by Lillias August (RI).

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