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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. Use our Kirkcudbright trip generator to arrange your visit to Tolbooth Art Centre and other attractions in Kirkcudbright.
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  • 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". T...  more »
  • The film on the middle floor is interesting explaining the history of Kirkcudbright as an artists town.  more »
  • Always lots of interesting videos to watch along with photos and paintings. Small cafe and gift shop.  more »