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Tolbooth Art Centre

High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JL, Scotland
+44 1557 331556
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Lovely place

Visited with family ... Lovely staff. Art exhibition for local students. An informative audio... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark G
via mobile
An art centre in the heart of Kirkcudbright.

We enjoyed our visit to this art centre where we viewed photography and art work from local... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Jacqueline M
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JL, Scotland
+44 1557 331556

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family ... Lovely staff. Art exhibition for local students. An informative audio visual as to why Kirkudbright became known as the Artists How. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We enjoyed our visit to this art centre where we viewed photography and art work from local artists. There was a rather old, but informative video about the artist colony the town was famous for. I was disappointed they didn't have a selection of artwork...More

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This little gallery in the historic old tolboothis well worth a visit. An nice selection of paintings from the area is complimented by a good informative film about the artists who have lived and worked in and around Kircudbright.

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

very interesting pieces . was very surprised that i enjoyed it as this is not the kind of thing im into.

Thank N Smifffy
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The history and architecture of this building overpower the artistry inside. We were here on a day right before an art festival. We were told there might be an exhibit on the middle floor to see. That was the welcome. We found our way through....More

Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My better half and I were warmly welcomed and informed of where to see what was on offer. We firstly viewed a black & white photographic exhibition, moving on into the audio visual theatre, where a video was showing on the history of Kirkcudbright artists...More

Thank blueboy16
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Art Centre tells the story of the artists who settled in Kirkcudbright last century. There are DVDs about them and it is very interesting. You can only wonder why Jessie M King, E A Taylor and E A Hornel are not better known. There...More

Thank Muriel W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

There was an exhibition on of local artists' work when we visited. Nice bright gallery. Coffee shop was good - very heavy wooden chairs! The receptionist was informative about other things to see.

Thank EdinburghHeretoday
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Kirkudbright has long attracted artists and it's not hard to understand why beautiful tranquil and uncrowded. The Tollbooth is spread over a couple of floors with some old painting and more modern exhibits. Worth a visit.

Thank ItalianophileYarm
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This building is wonderful for this purpose, to show off local art in a very atmospheric surrounding. In addition to this many may not know that this building featured in the movie "The Wicker Man". There is a very nice looking cafe as well, although...More

Thank Alexander C
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