Close Up & Personal: Victorians & Their Photographs
14 June - 13 November 2016
Woodland Fairy Fair
Attention all fairies, sprites, pixies and goblins! 9 & 10 July 2016Discover more
ON ARRIVING Andrew Kearney, Artist in Residence
14 June - 10 July 2016Discover More
Mini Make! Holidays
Explore the galleries and themes through touch objects, sounds and smells, games, stories, songs, challenges and craft activities.
Woodland Fairy Fair
Join the Fairy King and Queen for a magical day of adventures in the Artists' Village wild wood.
Watts Academy: Pinhole Cameras
Join professional artists and designers to learn creative skills and pick up inside knowledge of the creative industries.
Costumed Life Drawing
Step back in time and be inspired by our beautifully lit, Pre-Raphaelite costumed model.
Study Day: Victorian Stereoscopes
Discover Victorian stereoscopy – the window to the world and Virtual Reality of the 19th century.
Exclusive Teachers Event: Watts Studios Summer School
Get inspired at our one week summer school, exclusively for teachers.
Linocut Lives On
A selling exhibition of work by some of today's foremost British linocut artists.
Guided tours of Limnerslease
G F and Mary Watts, Victorian artists and visionaries, built their home in the Surrey Hills amongst the breathtaking scenery of the Pilgrims' Way.
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