Gracefield Arts Centre

Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries presents a changing programme of exhibitions. These feature regional, national and international artists and craft makers. It also stores a collection of over 600 artworks by Scottish artists or art relating to the region. These are shown in exhibitions throughout the year.

Gracefield Arts Centre Gallery 1  Gracefield Arts Centre Gallery 2  

Opening hours

Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm

Craft shop: Tuesday - Friday, 10.30am - 3.30pm and Saturday, 10am - 5pm

Café Hubbub: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm, lunches 12noon - 3pm

Café Hubbub serves teas, coffees, home baking and light lunches. They also provide a take away service.

Printmaking Studio: Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm and evenings depending on studio diary.

Exhibitions, events, workshops and children's activities

There is a wide range of events and workshops that run throughout the year at Gracefield:

Schools and clubs are welcome to bring groups to Gracefield during regular opening hours and can pre-book to visit on a Monday. Staff can offer informal guided tours on request. Staff can also offer workshop space for art activities where diary space permits. 

Gracefield room hire

Room hire application form

Gracefield Arts Centre has pdf icon 3 spacious studio rooms [196kb] available for hire by the hour, day or week.


Daytime ratesCommunityCommercial

Monday - Saturday, 9.30am - 5pm

£7.10 per hour£13.95 per hour
Sunday from 10am - 4pm£28.10 per hour£55.60 per hour
Evening rates
Tuesday and Wednesday, 6pm - 9pm or 7pm - 10pm£7.10 per hour£13.95 per hour
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 6pm - 9pm or 7pm - 10pm£21.10 per hour£42 per hour

All rooms are available 10 minutes before rental start time but any group occupying a room earlier than this (for example seated at 9.30am for a 10am start) will be charged an additional 0.5 of the hourly rate.

The Gallery 1 building can also be hired for evening corporate hospitality events depending on the current exhibition. Hire fees range from £60 - £200. Please call 01387 262084 for further details. 

Café Hubbub

Food and drink orders such as coffee, tea, filled rolls and soup can be served in the meeting rooms and be pre-ordered for evening meetings. Café Hubbub can cater for up to 40 people but groups catering for over 10 must be booked in advance. Contact Café Hubbub on 01387 262084.

Further information

Related Information

Contact Details


Gracefield Arts Centre

Gracefield Arts Centre
28 Edinburgh Road

Tel: 01387 262084
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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