Learning

'Study the past. Live in the present. Work towards the future.' — G F Watts

Watts Gallery - Artists' Village offers inspiring year-round programmes for adult learners, schools, families, young people, universities and community groups. Find out more about our tours and talks, lectures and courses, evening classes, school workshops, films, late night openings, community projects and more.

Schools & colleges

Schools & colleges

The Artists' Village provides an inspirational backdrop for students to explore a range of subjects linked to the national curriculum and post-14 exam courses.

Schools & colleges

Higher education

Higher education

An engaging programme of events operates year round for students, researchers and academics interested in Fine Art, Design, Museum Studies, History and more.

Higher education

Family learning

Family learning

There is plenty to see and do with your family at the Artists' Village. Explore with exciting creative workshops, free trails and resources.

Family learning

Young people

Young people

With free admission for young people aged 16 and under, the Artists' Village is a great place to experience something different with your friends.

Young people

Adult learning

Adult learning

Engage your creative side with our programme of courses, practical art classes, lectures, talks and late night openings.

Adult Learning

Community engagement

Community engagement

G F and Mary Watts believed in Art for All, an ethos that continues to be at the heart of our community workshops and projects.

Community engagement

Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence

Our Artist in Residence scheme has been running since 2005, sustaining the heritage of our founders and inspiring emerging artists and creative practitioners.

Artist in residence

David Pike Conservation Studio

David Pike Conservation Studio

Attend an Open Studio and see conservation in action at the newly opened David Pike Conservation Studio.

David Pike Conservation Studio