BANK HOLIDAY: 1 May 2017
A Victorian May Day
Join us on Bank Holiday Monday for traditional Victorian May Day crafts and outdoor activities.
CROWDFUNDING: Until 30 May
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EVERY TUESDAY TO THURSDAY: until 11 May
Conservation in Action at Monumental Murals
See a fresco being conserved in our Watts 200 Monumental Murals exhibition.Find out more
CONTEMPORARY EXHIBITION: 4 April - 25 June
A Craft Engrained: Wood Engravings by Gwen Raverat and Artists of Today
This exhibition showcases work by Gwen Raverat and three of the most eminent wood engravers of today.Find out more
Conservation In Action
Meet International Conservator Katey Corda and see her at work restoring Watts's colossal fresco Apollo and Diana.
Demonstration: Craft & Design
See craft demonstrations with MA students from the University of the Creative Arts School of Crafts & Design.
Monumental Murals Exhibition Tour
Enjoy an exclusive introduction to Monumental Murals with our Curator, Dr Nicholas Tromans.
Volunteer Open Morning
Learn about volunteer opportunities at the Artists' Village and how to join our diverse team of over 300 volunteers.
Museums at Night
Join us for a late night opening inspired by sculpture and public art, part of Museums at Night.
May Half Term
Get creative during May half term at the Artists' Village with craft activities, family trails and more.
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
PLEASE NOTE: there will be no public access to the Sculpture Gallery until the end of April 2017 due to a new casting of Physical Energy.