Art

The beautiful landscapes and light of Argyll & the Isles is bursting with creativity. There are many galleries and studios to discover artworks, explore venues and meet artists.

There are many art galleries in Argyll & the Isles! You'll find our galleries to be full of fascinating visual art by local artists and craftmakers, open to the public.

Here you can discover a selection of remarkable Argyll individuals and businesses.

Argyll's Arts

Argyll & the Isles boasts a growing network of cultural organisations, artists and makers, all inspired by the environment and communities they work & live within. 

Our coastal environment plays a pivotal role in the creative life of many Argyll residents, with many artists' and makers' work on display in venues across the region. 

Argyll & the Isles has a wide range of artists, makers and designers who showcase a diverse range of products that explore the cultural and natural heritage of Argyll.

Wild At Art

We curate and run small group art holidays, retreats and tailor-made creative experiences in Scotland. We create opportunities for visitors from all over the world to connect with our stunning locations in an authentic and transformative way - through drawing & painting, stonecarving, creative writing, pottery, photography, weaving, printmaking, herbalism, jewellery making and more.

Artmap Argyll

To ensure that Argyll & the Isles is recognised as a vibrant, creative hub, this network of professional and aspiring artists alike help one another to share their work and experiences with a wider audience. Artmap Argyll deliver a range of events, public art installations and workshops that offer artists opportunities to showcase. The annual Red Dot Studio Trail is Argyll’s premier visual arts event. 

Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute

A powerhouse of creative activity, Mount Stuart hosts a variety of events and exhibitions throughout the year to pique your curiosity. This wouldn’t be possible without the welcoming, nurturing environment that is created for artists.

Mount Stuart has always been a place of innovation, so their programming presents work by significant Scottish and international artists. The programme invites contemporary artists to bring new perspectives to the extraordinary Neo-Gothic mansion, its collections and location.

Complementing each exhibition is a programme of events, publications and educational activities. 

Dunoon Burgh Hall

This community arts hub has museum standard gallery spaces, and a theatre with original stage and balcony. The Burgh Hall engages audiences with a year-round programme of exhibitions celebrating national and international artists; live events; festivals; and productions.

The Rockfield Centre, Oban

A community-owned cultural venue at the heart of Oban offers a range of activity for all ages and stages with a dedicated gallery room; performance studio; local heritage research room and an arts studio.

This flexible venue organises a range of events.

Cove Park, Helensburgh

Cove Park is an international artists residency centre located on Scotland's west coast. Residencies support the development of new work by national and international artists, groups and organisations working in all art forms.

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Dunoon Burgh Hall

Our mission for Dunoon Burgh Hall is to be an arts and cultural centre for Dunoon, Cowal and Scotland, rooted in the heart of the local community. By bringin...

195 Argyll Street
Dunoon
PA23 7DD

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The Hayshed Gallery

The Hayshed Gallery is a space for exhibiting textiles and ceramics made at Carry Farm by a family of award winning and contemporary artists and makers. Fion...

Ardlamont
Tighnabruaich
Argyll
PA21 2AH

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Campbeltown Picture House

Campbeltown Picture House, designed by Albert V Gardner of Glasgow in 1913 in Glasgow School Art Nouveau style, is a Category A Listed building and one of th...

26 Hall Street
Campbeltown
Argyll
PA28 6BU

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CHARTS (Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly, Argyll & Isles)

CHARTS is a growing network of artists, makers, producers and spaces, who value creativity and the impact it has on individuals, communities and visitors to...

c/o Mackay & Co CA
120 George Street
Oban
PA34 5NT

Tel: 01499 305 055

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Mount Stuart Trust

Mount Stuart features magnificent Victorian Gothic architecture and design together with contemporary craftsmanship. The house is surrounded by extensive gro...

Mount Stuart
Isle of Bute
PA20 9LR

Tel: +44 (0) 1700 503877

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The Rockfield Centre

The Rockfield Centre is the heart of our creative community in Oban, accommodating four themes; Arts & Culture, History & Heritage,  Community Wellbe...

Rockfield Brae
Oban
PA34 5DQ

Tel: 01631 701921

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Karen Beauchamp Studio

Karen Beauchamp Studio
Glenreasdale House
Whitehouse
Tarbert
PA29 6XR

Tel: 01880 730287

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The Harbour Gallery - Tarbert

The Harbour Gallery
Knap
Harbour Street
Tarbert
PA29 6UA

Tel: 01880 821170

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