Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland

Seasonal inspiration comes to Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries at the end of this month with the launch of a new exhibition in Gallery 2.

Frost and Fire is presented by Circle Arts,  a group of artists from the borderlands of England and Scotland,  who work with clay, glass, textiles, natural materials and paint.  From Dumfries & Galloway, Jennie Ashmore and Suzanne Stuart Davies, and from Northumberland comes Steph Jamieson, Sara Jane Palmer, Rachel Phillimore and Norma Sales
 
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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

  • Frost and Fire

    Cirle Arts Exhibition
    Seasonal inspiration comes to Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries at the end of this month with the launch of a new exhibition in Gallery 2. Frost and Fire is presented by Circle Arts, a group of artists from the borderlands of England and Scotland, who work with clay, glass, textiles, natural materials and paint. From Dumfries & Galloway, Jennie Ashmore and Suzanne Stuart Davies, and from Northumberland comes Steph Jamieson, Sara Jane Palmer, Rachel Phillimore and Norma Sales. ‘Frost & Fire’ encompasses the range of approaches and processes which the individual artists use in the their different practices in a range of work which takes the colours, textures and patterns of winter as a starting point. The artists will be in Gracefield on Saturday 28th November from 2-4p to open the exhibition so please join us for a chat and some seasonal refreshments. If you want to try your hand at creative artwork, Norma is running a special workshop for young and old in the morning of the 28th (though children under 5 will need adult help). Join her for a lovely parent-and-child workshop with the chance to make a special Christmas gift of a tree decoration and tea light, or come simply along with friend for a fun morning workshop. Spaces still available in two sessions: 11:30 - 12:30pm and 1:00 - 2:00pm - cost £4 per person, call 01387 262084 to book. For more information on the artist featured visit their website at www.circle-art.co.uk
  • Crichton hidden gem exhibition

    Dumfries Crichton Royal - A Hidden Gem

    18 July - 22 August: Gallery 2
    An exhibition of works of art by patients confined in Crichton Royal Institution, Dumfries, in the mid-nineteenth century. The collection was formed by Dr William Alexander Francis Browne (1805 - 1885), the first Physician Superintendent of the Crichton, 1838 - 1857
  • Gracefield's Café Bar Art Programme

    our series of artist showcases in the comfort of & homely surroundings of Café Hubbub
    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

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