Welcome to 2019 at The Stove!


Welcome to The Stove!


What does culture mean to you?

We recently hosted a gathering to discuss the Scottish Government's draft National Culture Strategy.


Midsteeple Quarter – a community-led development project for Dumfries Town Centre


Creative Futures:
Lincluden and Lochside

People using creativity to make their own future


The Stove Network is a membership, artist-led organisation based in Dumfries. We are a means for the creative community to play a significant role in the future of our region.

The Stove Network

We see the arts not as something solely for an ‘arts audience’, but rather as a vital contribution to society on all fronts.

The Stove Network

Reflections on an Engaged Practice

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by Katharine Wheeler, Stove Curatorial Team member since June 2015. Katharine has been doing an Artworks Fellowship the past 10 months with The Stove and Artworks Alliance, a period of artist-led…

Doing business, the Stovie way

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by Lauren Tuckerman Lauren is a researcher who has been working with the Stove for over a year looking at the Stove as a business and how it interacts with…

Blueprint100 are hiring!

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BLUEPRINT100 Curatorial Team Member Opportunity to join the Blueprint100 Curatorial Team (for emerging creatives under 18-30) Deadline – Friday 1st March midnight Blueprint100 is a project within The Stove specially…

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For young people interested in the arts.


Find out about all our latest events.

Dumfries Music Conference 2018

Nithraid 2018

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