Arts and culture attractions in Dumfries & Galloway

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  • The observatory room below the Camera Obscura at the Dumfries Museum
    Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura
  • Gracefield Arts Centre
    Gracefield Arts Centre
  • The exterior of the Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop
    Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop
  • The sun shines through one of Andy Goldsworthy's Striding Arches on Bail Hill
    One of Andy Goldsworthy's Striding Arches on Bail Hill

Indulge your creative instincts and surround yourself with art on a trip to Dumfries & Galloway's arts and culture attractions.

The region is famed for its connections with Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns and hosts a variety of galleries and visitor centres to explore.

From the Artists' Town of Kirkcudbright to one of the UK's finest art collections at Drumlanrig, there is a wide variety of arts and culture attractions to explore throughout Dumfries & Galloway's charming towns and villages.

Why not enjoy an alternative movie experience at the Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre in Dumfries? This historic market town is also home to the Gracefield Arts Centre which houses a fabulous collection of over 400 Scottish paintings alongside work by craftmakers and artists from Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland and around the world.

The Castle Douglas Art Gallery showcases a varied programme of exhibitions of contemporary art and craft work. From fine art and craft to photography, the art gallery offers visitors an exciting experience each time they step through the doors.

Use the information listings to plan a creative day out at arts and culture attractions in Dumfries & Galloway.

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  1. Gradings

    • 4 Arts Venue
    4 Arts Venue

    Castle Douglas

    Situated in the beautiful and unspoilt Glenkens area, a warm welcome awaits you at this 4-star contemporary community and arts centre.

  2. Gradings

    • 3 Museum
    3 Museum

    Annan

    Discover the remarkable wartime story of the greatest munitions factory on Earth and the extraordinary lives of the people who worked there. Through objects and interactive displays, our museum brings to life our secret wartime history.

  3. Gracefield Arts Centre

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    • 3 Arts Venue
    3 Arts Venue

    Dumfries

    Gracefield Arts Centre presents a changing programme of contemporary visual art and craft exhibitions and activities.

  4. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Gretna Green

    Steeped in history and magical charm, Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop is where couples have come to marry since 1754.

  5. Gradings

    Whithorn

    The Red Door Gallery is located in the old stables of Whithorn House, in the Royal Burgh of Whithorn. Upstairs within the main house is a beautiful tea room specialising in cakes, bakes and speciality loose leaf teas where paintings and sculptures ca

  6. Harbour Cottage Gallery

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    Kirkcudbright

    Situated in the picturesque fishing town of Kirkcudbright, the Harbour Cottage Gallery is a converted 18th century building showcasing the work of local artists.

  7. Lonsdale Cinema

    Type

    Cinema

    Gradings

    Annan

    A comfortable twin-screen cinema with free parking and full disabled access showing first-run blockbusters and special live shows direct via satellite .

  8. Cornerways Studio

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Kirkcudbright

    Welcome to Cornerways Art Studio. As well as being my home, my house is also my studio and small gallery where I welcome customers old and new to come and visit me every Friday.

  9. Isle Futures

    Type

    Cinema

    Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    Machars Movies is a successful communities-led venture bringing critically acclaimed films and a highly social cinema experience to the Machars peninsula

  10. Dumfries Art Trail

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Dumfries Art Trail: Town centre arts venues all within 15 minutes walk of the High Street!

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