Gracefield Arts Centre

Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries presents a changing programme of contemporary exhibitions featuring regional, national and international artists and craftmakers. It also stores a collection of over 600 artworks by Scottish artists or art relating to the region which are shown in curated exhibitions at intervals throughout the year.

Gracefield Arts Centre Gallery 1  Gracefield Arts Centre Gallery 2  

Exhibitions, events, workshops and children's activities

A wide range of art and craft activities for adults and children run throughout the year at the gallery. 

Children's activities at Gracefield Arts Centre

We also work closely with Nithsdale Museums and you can find out more about the exhibitions, events and workshops running until September 2014 in their current programme.


Facilities at the arts centre include a craft shop, cafe, printmakers workshop and studio. Meeting rooms are also available for hire including two large studio rooms available to hire for lectures, art and craft activities, hospitality events and community activities. Room hire rates begin at £5.60 per hour.

Schools, other groups 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, and where diary space permits, can offer workshop space for art activities.

Gracefield Room Hire

Gracefield Arts Centre has 3 spacious studio rooms available for hire by the hour, day or week.

Opening Hours

Exhibitions: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm

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

Café: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm, lunches 12 noon - 3pm
Café Hubbub at Gracefield Arts Centre is now open - for details see www.hullabaloorestaurant.co.uk/index.php/hubub/

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

Please note, all times are correct except where otherwise stated in the studio programme. Call for full details of facilities and membership.

Gracefield welcomes everyone and we are committed to making our programme and facilities accessible. Call us for more information on physical access.

Further Information

For information about art work in the Gracefield permanent collection visit http://www.exploreart.co.uk.

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Contact Details

Gracefield Arts Centre
28 Edinburgh Road
01387 262084
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Related Information

Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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