Organizations and Groups...

There are a number of ways to network and interact with other miniaturists. Whether you are interested in an online community or a national houseparty, joining a miniature group can be a helpful and rewarding opportunity!

National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts

NAME is an educational, non-profit organization dedicated to the miniature collector and builder through sharing ideas and experiences among its members.

International Guild of Miniature Artisans

The primary goal of The Guild is to promote fine miniatures as an art form, thus removing them from the category of crafts. The Guild is a mixture of miniaturists, both collectors and artisans, who have much in common - an appreciation of fine miniatures.

The Society of American Miniaturists

SAM is a national organization for everyone who enjoys miniatures. The society is dedicated to educating the public to the art, craft and hobby of miniaturing through public exhibits and programs.


The Cottage Industry Miniaturists Trade Association, Inc.

CIMTA, Inc. is a not-for-profit membership organization. Regular members of CIMTA, Inc. are "cottage industries," that is, small businesses operated by an individual or group of individuals.

Miniature Needlework Society

The Miniature Needlework Society was founded in 1997 to encourage all forms of miniature work with needle and thread, as in embroidery of every kind, knitting, crochet, tatting, lace making etc. The Society now has over 500 members worldwide, with a large representation in Great Britain and the United States.


If we are missing any organizations, please let us know.