Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland

Gracefield is delighted to present 3 new exhibitions opening on Saturday the 23 May, for a new solo show by Amy Winstanley, a memorial exhibition of the work of Malcolm Davies and Craft Generation – a touring exhibition of the best of Scottish Craft

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Gracefield Arts Centre is home to over 600 original Scottish paintings & other artworks in our permanent collection, parts of the which are displayed in curated temporary exhibitions throughout the year

our art collection includes works dating from the 1840s to the present day: from the Scottish Colourists, the Glasgow Boys. the Glasgow Girls and the Kirkcudbright School, via the prolific Eduardo PAOLOZZI, the seminal Joan EARDLEY to Peter HOWSONKen CURRIE and some of the present day Scottish masters to be

Gracefield Arts Centre also hosts 'Art in the Grounds' including "Three Cones" by the Internationally renowned Andy GOLDSWORTHY... more

Exhibitions

  • Amy Winstanley painting

    Amy Winstanley – Interconnections

    23 May - 11 July: Gallery 2
    Since graduating she has exhibited widely and her recent work has centred on exploring man’s relationship to nature, in particular our significance and insignificance to it. Amy says: ‘I am interested in the juxtaposition between our desire to reconnect with nature, our “want of the wild” and our “un-connection” to it.’
  • Craft Generation

    23 May - 18 July: Gallery 1 Ground Floor
    2014 saw a national programme celebrating 25 years of contemporary visual art in Scotland under the banner of GENERATION. Curated by Fife Contemporary Art & Craft this exhibition celebrates the achievements of contemporary Scottish craft and the continuation and renewal of skills
  • Malcolm Davies Prints and Paintings A Memorial Exhibition

    Malcolm Davies: Prints and Paintings - A Memorial Exhibition

    23 May - 18 July: Gallery 1 Upper Floor
    Malcolm Davies moved to Dumfries & Galloway with his wife Suzanne Stuart Davies in 1998 following a career in museum and gallery education

News

  • Gracefield's Café Bar Art Programme
    enjoy home-baking, lunches or just a coffee and a cake in creative surroundings with a fascinating changing programme of art and photography exhibitions... most work is available to purchase ‘off the wall’ and can be taken away at the end of the exhibition period
  • Kids Art Club for children aged 5-12 10am - 12 noon
    For children aged 5-12
    10am – 12 noon
    Fun art and craft activities in the Gallery Studios on Saturday mornings throughout term time and other times as advertised
  • Baby and Toddlers Art Club with Sarah McAndrew
    at the Gracefield Art Gallery - a range of arty activities specially for the toddlers & the very young
  • Adult art Workshops at Gracefield Arts Centre
    Creative art and craft workshops in Dumfries, Scotland - including Tapestry Weaving: Drypoint: Pen & Ink: Silver Clay: Pamphlets, Pockets and Envelopes: Collographs: & the Art of Movement