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
EXTENDED DUE TO HIGH DEMAND: ends 1 January 2017
Linocut Lives On
Contemporary art for sale. Buy a future masterpiece!
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
Create elaborate paper decorations with artist and illustrator Stacey Allan.
Volunteer Open Morning
Learn about volunteer opportunities at the Artists' Village and how to join our diverse team of over 300 volunteers.
Colourful Clay Jewellery
Create pendants, key chains, fridge magnets and other trinkets using colourful polymer clay.
Audio-description Tour of Watts Studios
Blind or partially-sighted visitors are invited to join us for an audio-described tour of Watts Studios.
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.
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