'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.

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.

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Adult learning

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

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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.

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Schools and colleges

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

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Young people

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

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Higher education

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.

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Community engagement

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

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Artist in Residence

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

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David Pike Conservation Studio