Arts & culture

This is a region at the heart of art!

This is a region at the heart of art!

This region's artistic heritage goes back centuries – and is still thriving today.

Adam Smith Theatre

Adam Smith Theatre

Located in Kirkcaldy’s town centre, the Adam Smith Theatre is a popular venue in a traditional setting, well-loved for its high-quality shows, full-scale cinema and long history as the heart of the local arts scene.

Alhambra Theatre

Fife St Andrews

Many local people think of the Alhambra Theatre as either a new theatre or ‘the old cinema’ – but in fact it has a long and varied history and has served a variety of different functions. It is located in Dunfermline.

Artery

Artery

Artery is a unique shop based in the historic town of St Andrews, offering the best in gifts, homewares, accessories, crafts and jewellery hand-made by various designers and makers from Scotland and across the UK.

British Golf Museum

British Golf Museum

You can discover the equipment, personalities and prizes of the much loved sport, which are brought to life with hands on activities, interactives and modern interpretation, the British Golf Museum is a must see attraction.

Cambo Estate

Cambo Estate

At the expansive Cambo Estate in Kingsbarns, there is an incredibly strong link between the natural surroundings and culture. The magical Snowdrops by Starlight woodland festival takes place here each February.

Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

Situated at the heart of Dunfermline, Carnegie Hall is an attractive Art Deco theatre which presents a quality programme of music, drama, comedy, dance and children’s shows, including a popular Christmas show.

Crail Gallery

Crail Gallery

The Crail Gallery shows a changing selection of hand-made prints and collages. Artists exhibit their pictures in the gallery, which are made using a combination of linocut and old wood-type in the adjoining print/workshop.

Crail Pottery

Crail Pottery

The family-run businesses of Crail Pottery, Crail Earthenware and Crail Ceramics are set around a beautiful courtyard in the heart of historic Crail. They produce a diverse range of brightly coloured earthenware and stoneware.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

DCA

Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) is home to galleries, cinemas, a print studio, shop, activity room, café bar & restaurant, and plays host to many festivals and events throughout the year. Find it in Dundee city centre.

Dunfermline Carnegie Library

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

This spectacular £12.4million award-winning new building links superbly with the world’s first Carnegie Library and houses a new museum, exhibition galleries, local history Reading Room, new children’s library and a café.

Fife Contemporary Art

Fife Contemporary Art

Fife Contemporary Art & Craft aims to present the highest quality of contemporary visual art and craft activities to the widest possible public across Fife, with a significance extending to the rest of Scotland, to the UK and EC.

Fife Folk Museum

Fife Folk Museum

The Fife Folk Museum is located within the original burgh tolbooth and a row of former weaver’s cottages. It provides a vivid picture into life in rural Fife through the ages and paints a picture of those who lived off the land.

Fife Jazz Festival

Fife Jazz Festival

The Fife Jazz Festival is an annual event in February, which attracts the biggest names in jazz and blues – even Clint Eastwood’s son, Kyle, an acclaimed jazz bass player, has played several concerts here.

Fisher Gallery

Fisher Gallery

Opened by John Fisher in May 2000, the Fisher Studio & Gallery is in the village of Pittenweem. It shows work by a diverse range of contemporary painters and applied artists, most of whom live and work in Scotland.

Fraser Gallery

Fraser Gallery

The Fraser Gallery offers a unique, intimate space in the heart of St Andrews showcasing some of the very best of contemporary Scottish artists. Originally based in Dundee, the Fraser family also ran galleries in Edinburgh.

Hill of Tarvit Mansion

Hill of Tarvit

Hill of Tarvit is one of Scotland’s finest Edwardian mansion houses, replete with a collection of antiques, furniture, Chinese porcelain and superb paintings by Sir Henry Raeburn, Allan Ramsay and eminent Dutch artists.

Kellie Castle

Kellie Castle

Kellie Castle in Fife dates from as early as the 14th century and has magnificent plaster ceilings, painted panelling and fine furniture designed by Sir Robert Lorimer. The grounds and garden could easily be a day out in themselves.

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Kirkcaldy Galleries has more than 6,000 objects, photographs and archives from the linoleum industry, dating from its beginnings in the town to the present day. Kirkcaldy is the only town in the UK where linoleum is still made.

Lochgelly Centre

Lochgelly Centre

The Lochgelly Centre is a bright, modern and attractive community space, combining a 412-seat theatre, studio theatre, art studios and meeting and practice rooms. There’s also a café bar for hot and cold refreshments.

MUSA

MUSA

MUSA displays to the public some of the treasures from the University’s collection of over 112,000 artefacts. The Museum has four galleries, a ‘Learning Loft’ and a viewing terrace with panoramic views over St Andrews Bay.

New Picture House Cinema

New Picture House Cinema

New House Picture Cinema is an independent cinema based in St Andrews and built in 1931. All three screens are equipped with the latest digital projection, full Dolby surround sound and are enabled with RealD 3D.

Openview Gallery

Openview Gallery design and hand-make jewellery in St Andrews. Their popular canvas mosaics and moving images can all be personalised to make unique pieces of art. Designs celebrate Scotland and St Andrews.

PJ Molloys

PJ Molloys

With everything from local covers bands to national touring acts, each night offers a completely different musical experience in the venue. It also runs a host of other activities including karaoke, open mic and more.

Rothes Halls

Rothes Halls

Rothes Halls’ vibrant programme includes popular music, big-name comedy, drama, dance and children’s shows. Uniquely in Fife, it can stage large-scale, site-specific theatre productions next to Kingdom Shoppign Centre.

Scone Palace

Scone Palace

Scone Palace is much more than a historic building. This is a destination that oozes history and atmosphere. It’s not about the grandeur, it’s about the importance of this place in Scottish and UK history.

Scottish Fisheries Museum

Scottish Fisheries

The Scottish Fisheries Museum tells the story of Scottish fishing and its people from the earliest times to the present. Situated in a wonderful collection of historic buildings on the harbour of a small and beautiful fishing port.

St Andrews Botanic Garden

St Andrews Botanic Garden

About 8000 species of ferns, herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees are grown at St Andrews Botanic Garden. Some are native to Scotland but most grow wild in other regions of the world. A fascinating experience.

Tatha Gallery

Tatha Gallery

Emerging talent mixed with time honoured established artists makes a recipe for interest, excitement and excellence at the Tatha Gallery. Exhibitions are lively, thought provoking and highly accessible.

The Byre Theatre

The Byre Theatre

With a year round programme of events, shows, conferences, parties, music and learning you will never find a dull moment at the Byre. The theatre incorporates a 216-seat auditorium and 100-seat studio theatre.

The Ceramic Cafe

The Ceramic Cafe

The Ceramic Cafe is Fife’s first ceramic painting studio with a huge selection of pieces to paint, a cafe and the soft play area. You can have a fun time with all of the family and create a unique gift or souvenir to take away.

The Helix

The Kelpie Tour

Ideally located for an excellent view of the Kelpies, the visitor centre is the hub of the Helix. Then you can experience The Kelpies, join a 30-minute guided walking tour that takes you through the vision of artist Andy Scott.

The Sun Gallery

The Sun Gallery

The Sun Gallery exhibits collections of original paintings, sculptures, furniture, ceramics, jewellery, glass art, art cards and limited edition prints. You can find the gallery in Newburgh, amongst other quirky shops.

Wemyss Ware

Wemyss Ware

A present-day pottery located in the heart of Fife, in the former outbuildings of the manse of Ceres. It is a four star VisitScotland visitor attraction and has a shop and visitor centre where work can be seen in progress.

Younger Hall

Younger Hall

The Younger Hall, where generations of St Andrews students have graduated, is the leading venue for classical concerts often featuring the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. The building also houses St Andrews Music Centre.