August 3rd - 11th 2019

Pittenweem Arts Festival  

A celebration of the visual arts taking place in galleries, homes, studios and other venues throughout Pittenweem

Glen Onwin (2nd from left), Invited Artist 2018 hanging exhibition

Visitors 2018

Visitor at Dugald MacInnes  Invited Artist 2015 exhibition

Derek Robertson (left) Invited Artist 2018 with Ming Campbell festival patron

Pittenweem Old Town Hall exhibition space

Sophia Pauley 2018 Bursary Award winner

Lucy Dunce Invited Artist 2018 with Ming Campbell

Graham Rich Invited Artist 2016 , with friends, hanging exhibition





Friday 19th - Monday 22nd April


Artists’ Studios and Art Galleries are open throughout the village to welcome you

Puffin: Derek Guild: Dory Bistro & Gallery

Exhibiting Artists 

There are well over 100 artists, displaying their work throughout the village: mainly in houses but also in garages, halls, sheds and really anywhere that has a place to hang or place artwork.


This is the surprising and endearing feature of the Festival, to come across  art presented in a house or in a normally featureless garage  Here it is, an array of landscapes, an explosion of colour in textiles, a selection of paintings or a collection of fine-worked jewellery. Because you’re not in a formal gallery, it’s actually easier to appreciate the artist’s work and you’ll have the opportunity to talk with the artist.

Bursary Award

Our highly -successful scheme to promote beginning artists and provide them with an unequalled opportunity to exhibit, goes from strength to strength.


We provide a venue for the exhibition and  a sizeable cash sum to cover all costs.


With this kind of support and the recognition of the award, beginning artists have  the opportunity to exhibit their work and because it’s Pittenweem with the large number of visitors, they have a chance to meet with prospective buyers and promote their art.

Uhmlanga Seafront Sophia Pauley 2018 Bursary Award

2019 Bursary Award Winner:  Sophie Demery

Paul Furneaux (r) 2017 Invited Artist giving a mokuhanga, Japanese printing workshop

Events & Workshops 

These can take a bit longer to get organised but we have a fair number lined up. There’s a summary of what’s taking place on the Events page.


Our office space is also a dedicated exhibition space. Click on this panel to find out more about current exhibitions, what we have previously shown and how you can use ART@47.

Friday April 19th - Monday 22nd 2019

Susan Winton

Pittenweem on the May

Scottish Natural Heritage, who are responsible for the May, contacted us  with  a proposal: would we like to organise an exhibition on the Isle of May, in the lighthouse? Well, OF  COURSE!


The proposal is now being put into effect with about 30 artists, who are all from Pittenweem, contributing  to an exhibition that will run from May to September.

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