Special Exhibition Service to Raise the Profile of your Museum, Gallery or Historic House

High quality art exhibitions, educational and heritage projects to widen audience and community involvement, develop business partnerships, generate income support and publicity

A comprehensive exhibition service suited to your individual needs, devised, planned and managed from conception to completion:


Tennyson at Farringford, Farringford, 7 August – 9 September 2009

Bicentenary exhibition, establishing new environmental museum display conditions in the library of the Victorian poet laureate at Freshwater, Isle of Wight.

Catalogue: Tennyson at Farringford, Veronica Franklin Gould, editor, with introductory essay by Leonée Ormond, Tennyson House Publications, ISBN 978–0–9563223–0–2, £15.50

‘Truly excellent . . . Enjoying the unrivalled advantage of being set in the poet’s own home, actually in his newly restored Library, it set the scene in conditions that could not be replicated anywhere else.’
Charlotte Gere, The Art Newspaper

Past Exhibitions

Hope, Christie’s, London, 2006.

First London exhibition for Watts Gallery


The Vision of G F Watts, Watts Gallery, 2004.

Major centenary exhibition, inaugurating Winsor & Newton student prize and workshops.

  • Watts & Friends, National Portrait Gallery, London.
    Theatrical revue starring Timothy West and
    Prunella Scales, directed by Colin Ford

Sponsorship Awards and Funding:

  • Winsor & Newton (Arts & Business New Partners award)
  • Blackwall Green (Two A&B awards)
  • Esmée Fairburn Foundation
  • Trust funding, grants and donations

‘Most compendious and honest [exhibition] . . . catalogue, the best book yet’
Brian Sewell, Evening Standard

‘Watts Gallery has been able to mark the centenary with quite a flourish’
John Russell Taylor, Times

‘The restless nature of Watts’s imagination . . . most perfectly exemplified’
Andrew Graham-Dixon, Sunday Telegraph

‘Splendid catalogue’
Russell Chamberlin, Spectator

‘Curious and unmissable’
World of Interiors

Mary Seton Watts (1849-1938) Unsung Heroine of the Art Nouveau, Watts Gallery, 1998.

First sponsored international exhibition

Sponsorship Awards and Funding:

  • Air Canada
  • Pew Corner (ABSA Pairing Award)
  • Trust-funding, grants and donations

‘Painting, print-making, weaving and a whole repertoire of other Arts and Crafts activities . . . Unsung heroine indeed’
John Russell Taylor, Times

‘The first time in the gallery’s history that a room has been devoted to [her] . . . Reveals a woman of awesome energy and skill’
Lesley Gillian, Guardian

‘Modest but highly informative exhibition . . . catalogue conveys the indomitable spirit of Mary Watts'
Richard Dorment, Daily Telegraph

‘Splendid example of art and moral purpose’
Jeremy Musson, Country Life

‘Something for everyone . . . An occluded career retrieved from the shadows’
Jan Marsh, Crafts

‘Major exhibition reassesses . . . an inspired creative figure’
Surrey Advertiser