10am to 5pm (closes 1pm on final day)

(closed all day on Easter Sunday, 12 April)

2 April 2020 to 17 April 2020
Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission £5, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries and under 25s

The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 208th show is the largest exhibition of its kind in the world. Showcasing over 400 of the very best in contemporary water-based media paintings from its Members and selected artists from around the globe. Since its founding in 1831 the RI has become universally recognized as one of the leading art institutes.  

Showing a diversity of styles and techniques, from traditional uses of watercolours to more experimental and innovative paintings. This exhibition is an annual survey of how contemporary artists are using this age-old medium and a great place to pick up vibrant, original works with prices starting from £350.

Want to receive an invitation to the Private View, unlimited free entry to the exhibition for you and a guest with a complimentary catalogue, plus more? 

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