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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. Harbour Cottage Gallery

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    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.

  2. Gradings

    Dumfries

    This arthouse cinema shows a wide variety of films in a fantastic setting in the heart of Dumfries.

  3. Gradings

    Lockerbie

    Visit this tribute to the community of Lockerbie at the Dryfesdale Lodge Visitor’s Centre, situated by the Lockerbie Air Disaster Memorial and Garden of Remembrance.

  4. Dalton Pottery Art Cafe

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    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Lockerbie

    See beautiful handcrafted porcelain gifts being made and decorate your own pot at Dalton Pottery Art Cafe.

  5. Road-End Studio

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    Galleries

    Gradings

    Thornhill

    Awarded FIRST PRIZE in the Erskine Inaugural Veterans Art Exhibition 2012 which was held at the Trades Hall , Glasgow in October.

  6. Gradings

    Thornhill

    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.

  7. Isle Futures

    Type

    Food & Drink Attraction

    Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    Isle Futures is the Local Regeneration Charity based in Isle of Whithorn.The Charity own Saint Ninian's Hall which has a tearoom, retail space,function room ,conference room and cinema, and hosts a wide range of events throughout the year

  8. 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

  9. The Old School Dumfries

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    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Welcome to The Old School Dumfries

  10. 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.

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