Tolbooth Art Centre
Tolbooth Art Centre
Set in one of Kirkcudbright's historic buildings, the centre tells the story of the Kirkcudbright artists colony (1880-present) through an audio visual show and the permanent display of paintings. a programme of temporary art, craft and photographic exhibitions is also shown, it has a cafe and a shop.
May, June and September:
Monday to Saturday 11am-5pm,Sunday 2pm-5pm
July and August:
Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 2pm-5pm
Monday to Saturday 11am-4pm,Sunday 2pm-5pm
November to April:
Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Coins and Medals, Social History
Red Squirrel Crafts - Beth Currie
- 25 March — 19 April 2015 *on now
Hand crocheted jewellery, inspired by the natural beauty of Galloway. Fine jewellery using cotton thread, sterling silver, copper and semi-precious stones.
Solway Spirit - Vaughan Roberts and John Nimmo
- 15 April — 4 May 2015 *on now
A celebration of the essence of Galloway in pictures and clay. Composite photomontage pictures of the Machars, and handmade pottery using locally sourced materials.
More Work! - Kate Lloyd
- 13 — 31 May 2015
Varied work in painting, drawing, prints, some metal/glass and other mixed media.
Varied Works - Shona McQueen
- 27 May — 14 June 2015
Charcoal drawing and painting in watercolour, acrylics, oils and pastels.
SlateArt - Wendy Patterson
- 3 — 21 June 2015
Painted slates featuring Scottish wildlife, paintings on canvas and various sized pencil drawings of Scottish wildlife on gift cards, prints and tea towels.
Into the Light - Anne Donald
- 17 June — 5 July 2015
Pastel paintings of land and seascapes and semi-abstract pieces.
Fàs (Growing) - Aldaron Woodcrafts
- 1 — 19 July 2015
A range of hand-made wooden products in a contemporary, rustic style. Benches, clocks, chopping boards and bowls, all from local hardwood.
Land, Sea and Sky - Ann Smith
- 8 — 26 July 2015
An exhibition of oil paintings and wool felt art work.
Long Exposure Photography: Stars and Streaks - Dave Currie
- 22 July — 9 August 2015
Exhibition of ‘Dark Skies’ photographs taken in and around the Galloway Forest.
Colony - Art & Crafts Trail Exhibition
- 29 July — 16 August 2015
Mixed exhibition representing artists and crafts people taking part in the Kirkcudbright Art and Craft Trail this year.
Galloway Wood turners
- 12 — 30 August 2015
An exhibition and sale of woodwork, a display of photos and information about the Club and live demonstrations on selected days.
Light and Speed - Irene Gall
- 19 August — 6 September 2015
Oil paintings in both impressionistic and cubist styles.
- 9 — 27 September 2015
Work inspired by the dramatic environment provided within the Mochrum parish, Wigtownshire.
Tom Wild Photography - Tom Fosbury
- 30 September — 17 October 2015
Landscape Photography of the wilder parts of Dumfries and Galloway.
Presenting Art and Photography
- 21 October — 7 November 2015
Watercolours by Judy Bass, gouache seascapes by Nick Bass, acrylic paintings by Irene McMichael and photography by Jim McMichael.
Gilt - Cate Ross
- 11 — 28 November 2015
2D prints, paints and drawings, 3D interactive installation and a movement art performance.
Open Art and Crafts
- 2 December 2015 — 1 January 2016
This open exhibition is for all local artists wishing to exhibit their work in the run up to Christmas. A huge variety of works in a range of two and three dimensional media are offered for sale.