Tolbooth Art Centre, Kirkcudbright

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Find out why Kirkcudbright is also known as the "artists' town" at Tolbooth Art Centre. Located inside a 17th-century house that used to serve as a tolbooth (the main municipal office and prison), the art gallery testifies to the town's enduring allure for artists and the inspiration they've found here. View works by well-known artists, such as E.A. Hornel or Jessie M. King, as well as a display of contemporary art and pieces from emerging talents. The art center also includes a gift shop and a cafe where you can taste locally made cakes and biscuits. A visit to Tolbooth Art Centre represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Kirkcudbright trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Don’t miss the films about Kirkcudbright and it’s artists, fabulous building in its own right. Interesting ecpxhibitions that change regularly.  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 wa...  more »
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  • A great place to really catch up on some of the towns history. after being one of the oldest buildings there from the towns founding, this place now holds some great art and a mini informational cinema
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