1920 - 1967, California Watercolor Society
1967 - 1975, California National Watercolor Society
1975 - present, National Watercolor Society
The goals of the National Watercolor Society are to encourage interest and excellence in water media paintings by providing quality exhibitions and to act as an educational channel to pertinent information, exhibitional opportunities and beneficial programs to artists and the public. The NWS sponsors programs and grants to children and student art programs to encourage and assist education in the arts.