About the Gallery


CLICK HERE  to see a short film about KIRKCUDBRIGHT
Part of the 'Weir's Way' series featuring travelogues by Scottish broadcaster Tom Weir

The film includes an interview with Alison Livingstone at the Harbour Cottage Gallery and shows Tommy Lochhead at work in his pottery and David Gulland engraving glass. Also included is a visit to Broughton House and Garden.

(note: when part 1 finishes click on part 2 for the remaining section of the film)


The Harbour Cottage Gallery aims to 'further the Arts in the widest meaning of the term' by providing an exhibition space for local professional and amateur artists and by showing the work of artists from further afield.


 Each year between Easter and December the Gallery hosts a  wide range of exhibitions catering for all tastes and 'pockets'.


 The 'gallery-run' Easter, Summer and Autumn Exhibitions feature mainly local professional and amateur artists by invitation.


An annual 'Open' Exhibition, aimed at encouraging and supporting new and developing artists, takes place early Summer and is open to any artist over the age of 16 wherever they live.

 The gallery is also available for private hire by artists and craftspeople which results in a variety of solo and group exhibitions featuring many different styles and media.
Check out the Programme page for details. 


The Harbour Cottage Gallery is managed by Kirkcudbright Harbour Cottage Trust which was founded in 1955 and is governed by a 'Declaration of Trust' registered in 1958.  






Harbour Cottage Trust

is a Scottish Charity

Registration Number SC 014415

The Trust owns a collection of paintings kindly donated, over the years, by artists and their families.

A selection of the paintings is shown below.