Student placements & volunteering

Watts Gallery - Artists' Village offers placements for current students studying towards a BA, MA or PhD. (Please contact us at least 3 months in advance.)

There are many volunteering opportunities from stewarding to events.

Contact the Head of Learning to enquire about opportunities at


We work closely with a number of universities to run workshops, projects and modules and to co-curate events.


The Artists' Village operates an active research community. Students and academics are welcome to attend the quarterly Watts Research Network to hear about and contribute to research in a public forum

Individual enquiries about the collection and research projects should be directed to either the Learning or Curatorial Department. The archive and library can be booked by researchers. Find out more about the archives, opening hours and making an appointment here.