Wherever you are, you can now explore Watts Gallery – Artists' Village online.
Based in Guildford, we are an art gallery and charity dedicated to sharing the history and legacy of our founders – Victorian artists, G F and Mary Watts. Our digital programme, Watts at Home, allows you to discover our historical collection and inspiring learning and contemporary art activities from afar.
Start your digital journey today and enjoy fascinating online talks, virtual tours of our exhibitions and collections, art courses and tutorials suitable for all ages, and much more.
Art & Action: Making Change in Victorian Britain - Online
Can art change the future? In the nineteenth century, Victorian artists, viewers, and critics increasingly began to believe it could. Discover the Victorian roots of art activism with these online resources, ahead of visiting in person following the lifting of government restrictions.
Bringing together inspiring artists, historians and activists, this season's talks programme explores contemporary art and activism in response to the exhibition Art & Action: Making Change in Victorian Britain.
An Introduction to The Aesthetic Movement
Community & Artists: Co-Produced Animation
Discussion & Draw
Drawing from Life
Chris Pavia : Beyond the Waves Talk
Anita Klein: In conversation
Whether you're interested in learning a new creative skill or discovering the history behind the art, we have a variety of online courses to keep you entertained from home!
Ready to get creative with all the family? Be inspired by our online courses and seasonal activities for you to try at home! All our printable resources, activity packs and video tutorials have been designed for you by our Make Space artists.
Created especially for 13-17 year olds, these Watts at Home workshops are designed to inspire young artists and equip them with new creative skills, whilst also providing fun, engaging and experimental activities for them to try at home.
Collections - Online
Smartify - Audio Tours
Explore fine and decorative art collections at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village with digital talks, tours and blogs for you to enjoy from home.