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Until 1 September 2020
Watts at home

Watts at home - Online

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



Audio Tour

Join the Curatorial team as they share personal highlights from across the collections in our Watts At Home audio tour, available for free on the art app Smartify. Exploring the art, lives and ideas of Victorian artists G F and Mary Watts, you can now discover more about this artistic couple from the comfort of your own home.

Click here to listen now. Smartify is also free to download from Google Play and the App Store.



Friday Picture Talks

Our weekly Picture Talks are now digital! Every Friday, the Curatorial Team share their insights into a selection of highlights from across the Watts Gallery collections.

3 July - After the Deluge

This week Eva-Charlotta Mebius, Early Career Research Fellow (Historical & Biblical) discusses G F Watts's rather strange representation of the biblical story of Noah's Ark and the Flood.


26 June - Found Drowned

This week Curatorial Trainee, Abbie Latham, takes a closer look at one of just four social realist works painted by G F Watts – 'Found Drowned'.




On the Blog

Each week on the blog, our Curatorial team will be taking a more in-depth look at the life and art of G F and Mary Watts, as well as exploring the fascinating objects in our Collections.

Latest Blogs

From the Archive: Royal Correspondence
Dr. Eva-Charlotta Mebius, Collection Online Early Career Research Fellow (Historical & Biblical)

International Nurses Day: A Portrait of Florence Nightingale
Dr Stacey Clapperton

From the Archive: Royal Correspondence -
Dr. Eva-Charlotta Mebius, Collection Online Early Career Research Fellow (Historical & Biblical)

Curatorial Team in Conversation: Virginia Dalrymple's Dress
Emma Coburn and Dr Stacey Clapperton

'I paint myself constantly': G F Watts's Self-Portraits -
Dr Stacey Clapperton, Curatorial Trainee

The Curious Case of G.F. Watts's Double Portraits -
Dr Stacey Clapperton, Curatorial Trainee

Click here to explore more blogs.



The Great British Art Quiz

In collaboration with Art UK, the Guardian is currently hosting the Great British Art Quiz - a daily quiz set by museums, galleries and heritage sites around the country, which allows you to continue to explore and learn about UK art collections despite closures due to coronavirus.

On Friday 7 May 2020, we were very excited to be featured and invited readers to answer questions on the history of Watts Gallery and works from our collection by G F and Mary Watts.

If you haven't taken the quiz yet, you can still do so by clicking here.

If you enjoy these Watts at home activities, please consider supporting Watts Gallery Trust, our independent charity.
Click here to donate.

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