NOW OPEN: until 19 February 2017
Untold Stories: British Art from Private Collections
Look behind the closed doors of private collections and uncover great works of art from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Discover More
OPEN FROM: Sunday 8 January 2017
Mary Wondrausch: A Return to Painting
One of Britain's most respected ceramicists returns to Watts Contemporary Gallery with an exciting new exhibition of paintings and collages.
NEW ACQUISITION: on display until 19 February 2017
Portrait of Violet Lindsay
We are thrilled to announce that Watts Gallery Trust has acquired this beautiful Watts portrait of Violet Lindsay.Discover More
Work with conservator Patricia Jackson of the National Portrait Gallery to create your own gesso panel in the style of Mary Watts.
Dress in a Day
Join textile artist Elizabeth Cake to create a Pre-Raphaelite inspired smock top or dress.
Introduction to Oil Painting
Create experiments and learn the basics of oil painting with artist Jane Alison.
Demonstration: Traditional Portrait Techniques
See traditional portrait techniques in practice with Ann Witheridge, Founder & Director of London Fine Art Studios, and Joni Duarte, Senior Tutor at London Fine Art Studios.
Mini Make! Drop In: Portraits
Explore the Artists’ Village as a family through touch objects, sounds and smells, games, stories, songs, challenges and craft activities.
Make! Felted Artworks
Get creative this half term at Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village.
The Watts Portrait Painting Course
Join esteemed portrait artist Jane Alison for a comprehensive guide to portraiture painting.
A unique day out at the Artists' Village
Watts Gallery - Artists' Village has plenty to enjoy for visitors of all ages. Engage with history and art at the newly opened Watts Studios, and discover our permanent collection of Victorian paintings and sculpture in Watts Gallery before visiting the De Morgan Collection, on long term loan to the Artists' Village.
Enjoy a quiet moment at Watts Chapel – a Grade I listed Arts & Crafts building – then explore the woodlands and grounds before treating yourself at the Tea Shop and browsing art for sale in Watts Contemporary Gallery, along with a wide selection of gifts in the Watts Shop.
"An exceptional day out for everyone." - Cobham Life
"Why didn't I know about these artists? The entire venue is stimulating. The collection of paintings, sculptures and ceramics is awesome. A must visit for anybody interested in art and artists." - TripAdvisor Review
"There is so much to see and learn at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village . . . an easy place to spend a full day and want to return for more." - TripAdvisor Review