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.
A quirky new art gallery recently opened in a farmyard near Lochmaben. Minette Bell Macdonald's The Art Hut is a former wooden storage shed in an open barn at Hartwood, which the artist has transformed into an intimate but bright gallery space.
Welcome to the Centre which celebrates local culture and the life of Victorian explorer Joseph Thomson, Learn about his travels, see his home's unique period features, discover unusual histories and enjoy the scenic beauty of Nithsdale.