Dumfries and Galloway Fine Arts Society

The arts site for south west Scotland

Coming up...

The society's winter programme of demonstrations and workshops begins on October 14, when painter and printmaker Pamela Grace will demonstrate monoprint and drypoint techniques.

    Pamela examining a proof from the etching press.

Details of this and other exciting events in the programme are given on the Programme page and can be downloaded along with a booking form for the two workshops.


All the events will take place at Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, on Fridays - demonstrations from 11am to 12.15pm and workshops from 10am to 3pm.

Hospital show

The usual Christmas show at the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary has been extended to a full three months this year.

There will be no selection panel and members may show two works - handing-in on October 31 between 10am and noon.

You must let Kathleen Woods know by October 24 what you intend to enter. Go to the Programme page to download the details and entry form.

Out now

The autumn edition of our magazine has been published. Contents include information and forms for the DGRI exhibition and winter workshops, an article on the Kirkcudbright artists and their place in the story of Scottish art, and a member's reflections on the Spring Fling experience. Paid-up members should receive a printed copy of the magazine, but it can also be downloaded here.


Hand in your work for the DGRI winter show on Monday, October 31 between 10am and noon, at the reception area at the main entrance.

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