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Founded in 1904 as the only gallery in the UK devoted to a single artist, Watts Gallery – Artists' Village offers a unique insight into the life and work of 'England's Michelangelo'
G F Watts and his wife, the designer and artist Mary Watts. The Artists' Village carries on the Wattses' legacy of 'Art for All' with its historic and contemporary galleries, working Artist in Residence and conservation studios and an extensive learning programme.

The Watts Story

The Watts Story

George Frederic Watts OM, RA (1817 – 1904) was widely considered to be the greatest painter of the Victorian era. A portraitist, sculptor, landscape painter and symbolist, Watts's work embodied the most pressing themes and ideas of the time, earning him the title 'England's Michelangelo'.

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The Artists' Village

The Artists' Village

Discover Watts Gallery - Artists' Village, a unique Arts & Crafts gem nestled in the Surrey Hills. See stunning Victorian paintings and sculpture before treating yourself in The Tea Shop. Wander to the nearby Grade I listed Watts Chapel or visit G F and Mary Wattses' home, Limnerslease.

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Local Community

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