Established in 1885, our mission is to encourage, educate, and promote professional excellence in the creation and development of original works of art, executed in aqueous media. We offer our members many opportunities to exhibit their work and develop professionally.
Check our BWS Image Gallery
of exhibit winners
Interactive Features of this Site
This site provides current members access to:
- Member Directory - Is available via the link in the left column. Log-in first to see more information about your fellow members than is available to the public.
- Public and Member-only Event Calendars
- Log-in required for Member-only events
- You can pay online using credit cards or or mail a check to the event organizer
- Renew your membership by logging in
Interested in Becoming a BWS Member?
Baltimore Watercolor Society has 2 levels of membership:
- Associate Membership - available to anyone with payment of $20 dues
- Signature Artist Member - requires participation in a jurying event where 4 of your paintings are evaluated by the Executive Board. Jurying occurs in March and October of each year.
Click on "Join Us" in the left column to learn more and to apply for Associate membership. To apply for the next jurying event, click on "Public Events" and register for the next event.