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Hanging by a thread exhibition

Came to the arts centre for The Textiles Triennial. An exhibition showing the excellent works of... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Accidental visit

Primarily called in for a cuppa but decided to view the 2 current exhibitions. Gallery 1 is hosting... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
David C
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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Gracefield Art Centre 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries DG1 1JQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place. Wonderful community resource. Excellent exhibitions on. Matisse on currently as well as local art one. Excellent shop. Excellent cafe. Superb staff.

Thank Quakervalues
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Came to the arts centre for The Textiles Triennial. An exhibition showing the excellent works of Spinners, weavers, embroiderers and quilters from the local area. The works on show are lovely, skilful and innovative and well worth a visit. I enjoyed the day. The centre...More

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Walked the short distance from the railway station and eventually found this impressive facility that overlooks the River Nith. The Victorian building has several galleries and an enquiries desk whilst the main gallery, crafts workshop, arts and crafts shop and cafe are in the new...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Primarily called in for a cuppa but decided to view the 2 current exhibitions. Gallery 1 is hosting 'People of Dumfries and Galloway' until 30 September which is an ever growing exhibition of photos of individuals across D&G taken by members of Dumfries Camera Club...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The main house is showing teachers and higher/advance higher student work. We preferred the students work which ranged from extremely competent to extraordinary work. All differing personalities and styles ranging from landscapes to architecture. How much fun our world would be designed by the young.

Thank iLoveVeg
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It cannot be easy these days putting an art gallery together and Gracefield has done a tidy job with what they have. The rooms are light with plenty of space to view and their support of local artists is great. There is currently an exhibition...More

Thank R0062
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We regularly visit Gracefield with our kids--and have never been disappointed. There's always something to surprise and inspire--this week amazing costumes for performance by Alex Rigg along with film showing them in action. D & G Fine Arts show, in the second gallery, offers new...More

Thank ValBold
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I frequently visit the Gracefield Arts Centre. A little out of town but an easy 10 minute walk from the Town Centre.Train station next door and on bus routes. Big car parking space. Gracefield has two buildings, the Old House and the more modern studios,...More

1  Thank bernadettemoore01
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a difficult review to write; because we were not able to see anything. Grace-field is a fifty mile round trip from our home, so as a precaution we checked on their web site to ascertain their opening hours. They were open (ALLEGEDLY) So...More

1  Thank DrOwenRoberts
Reviewed 26 April 2016

There is a shop and cafe, travelling art exhibitions and permanent sculptures in the grounds. A number of classes are also run.

Thank NickE332
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