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.


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Online Talks

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.


Online Courses

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Upcycling and Customising Clothes with Jeanette Farr

11 Jun

Sustainability in Ceramics, Craft and Design

29 Jun

History of Art: Sculpture Through the Ages

20 Jun
11 Jul

Material Matters: In Conversation

3 Jul
17 Jul

Material Matters: In Action

3 Jul
17 Jul

Discussions on Sculpture: Sculpture in the Public Realm

20 Jul

Discussions on Sculpture: Caring for Sculpture

13 Sep

Discussions on Sculpture: Methods and Materials

21 Sep

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!


For Families

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.


For Young People

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.



Our Collections

Explore fine and decorative art collections at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village with digital talks, tours, blogs and takeovers for you to enjoy from home.

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Collections - Online

Join the Curatorial team as they share personal highlights from across the collections, available for free on the art app Smartify.

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Smartify - Audio Tours

In these 3-minute talks, discover a selection of highlights from across the Watts Gallery collections.

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Picture Talks


Explore fine and decorative art collections at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village with digital talks, tours and blogs for you to enjoy from home.