The Auckland Watercolour Society is an incorporated society with the purpose to promote water colour painting as an art form amongst Aucklanders.

Chris Ashton, Mt. Ruapehu evening

AWS Cash and Carry Exhibition 2020

This year the society again invites to a Cash and Carry Exhibition, at the Estuary Arts Centre, 214b Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa.

Activities and Meetings

The society arranges a variety of activities which include:
  • monthly meetings, see also the meetings page
  • painting tours
  • visiting artists' presentations
  • exhibitions of members' works
  • workshops
  • newsletters
  • group discussions and critiques


Membership is open to any person or body interested in watercolour painting. If you are interested in learning about the society, please come along to the monthly meetings. Follow us on Facebook for up coming events and exhibitions.


The main contact method is by email: More information can be found on the contact page.