Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland

Archie in Oil slide show

A retrospective exhibition of the unseen work in oil painting, of one Dumfries & Galloway’s best known local artists, Archie Sutter Watt (1915-2005)


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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


  • Fibre Fabric Thread: The Textiles Triennial at Gracefield

    18 April - 6 May: Galleries 1 and 2
    Presenting the work of the Dumfries & Galloway Guild of Spinners Weavers and Dyers, The Solway Quilters and the Dumfries & District Guild of Embroiderers
  • Spring Fling Exhibition: Young Artists’ Bursary

    28 February - 4 April: Gallery 1
    Over the last 3 years Spring Fling has been offering bursaries to young artists to support them in their burgeoning careers. This year as an alternative taster to the main event: the Spring Fling Open Studios, Gracefield is delighted to showcase the talents of these young artists
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    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