Paxton House boasts a magnificent picture gallery dating from 1814. In collaboration with the National Galleries of Scotland they exhibit portraits, land and seascapes, still lifes, romantic and avant garde paintings which tells the story of Scottish painting from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Go to website
Number Four Gallery offers an ever changing selection of work by both established and emerging artists and makers. St Abbs headland is a thrilling clifftop walk and nearby St Abbs village is a charming fishing village. Go to website
Plan your lunch or coffee stop around a visit to The Flat Cat Gallery who have an ongoing exhibition with a selection of regular artists and new artists that is always changing. Go to website
Ian and Elizabeth Hird make a range of domestic stoneware at their studio in the centre of Kelso. Ian also makes a range of pit-fired decorative peices using local coloured clays. Go to website
The Kinsman-Blake Family Gallery is open every day where you can also meet the artists in the workshop. They make and exhibit ceramics, paintings, jewellery, screenprints, woodwork and other quality arts and crafts. Go to website
Linda Lovatt makes exquisite "Beastie" Assemblages at her studio in Jedburgh where you can see her at work. The gallery stocks a magical collection of Scottish contemporary art and craft in the heart of Jedburgh. Go to website
Hawick Museum hosts exhibitions by artists from March to November. It is run by Live Borders who also manage seasonal exhibitions at Halliwell's House in Selkirk, Old Gala House in Galashiels and Coldstream Museum. All Year Venues include Borders Textile Towerhouse in Hawick and Peebles Library, Museum and Gallery.
The Crafters is a cooperative group of local Scottish Borders artists and designers. Visit their shop in Market Square, Melrose. Their 2023 Art and Design Fair is at Springwood, Kelso on the weekend of 18/19th November. Go to website
Burnside Gallery in Market Place, Selkirk host exhibitions by various artists. Open Wednesday to Saturday, they also offer a offer a Picture Framing service.
This famous tapestry depicts 420 million years of Scotland’s story in 160 panels of stitched art. The award-winning purpose-build centre also hosts temporary exhibitions of Scottish and International art, craft and design. Go to website
The gallery displays work by artists and craft makers and hosts several solo exhibitions each year. Guild-approved picture framing service Go to website
A bright intimate gallery with felted pieces of art by Moy. Ceramics, paintings, jewellery, glass, cards and gifts are for for sale. Go to website
Contemporary art gallery with exhibitions by both established artists and exciting new talent. Also handmade crafts from Scottish based crafters. Go to website
Dockside Gallery is a small independently owned gallery full of contemporary, colourful and imaginative art and craft works, including original paintings, prints, ceramics jewellery and greetings cards. Go to website
The Granary Gallery is part of the Maltings Group of venues. It hosts an annual programme of exhibitions from modern and contemporary British artists and artworks from national art collections to Berwick. Their current exhibition; Anne Redpath and Her Circle is not-to-be-missed!
If you are exploring the east coast of Northumberland a visit to the Old School Gallery is a must where you'll find inspiring, affordable art for your home. Go to website
4th - 6th May 2024. Art at Ancrum is a long weekend of exhibitions and demonstrations by professional artists and design-led makers in multiple venues throughout the village of Ancrum. Entry is free. Go to website
The Louisa Waterford Prize Exhibition is held at venues across Ford & Etal Estates 4th - 6th May 2024. More information here
The Tin Shed also organise pop-up, quality arts' fairs in Etal Village on the second Wednesday of each month between May and October
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In 2024 the festival is held on 15th & 16th June. With over 50 artists, craftspeople and designers exhibiting and selling works across the village in more than 20 private and public venues it's a great day out! Go to website
The annual art exhibition at Ayton Castle on August Holiday Weekend, 24th - 26th, features work by 20 local artists. The exhibition also includes pieces from the owners' private contemporary art collection. The castle's diesel train Lloyd will be running for rides through the grounds and the cafe will also be open. Find out more
Most local art groups hold annual exhibitions for their members which are open to the public.
Duns Art Group
Birgham Art Group
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