• Welcome to Upland

    Upland is a bold, ambitious, rural based visual art and craft development organisation based in Dumfries & Galloway, South West Scotland.

  • Opportunities


    Upland creates opportunities, signposts to our partners’ opportunities and develops opportunities specifically for and with our Upland members.

  • Events

    Spring Fling Open Studios

    Spring Fling is a vibrant visual art and craft open studios event covering the length and breadth of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland; it is highly regarded as one of the UK’s most successful contemporary visual art and craft events.



  • Projects

    Modern Makers

    Modern Makers is a programme which allows a small group of young people to learn craft skills from established makers.

    'The best way to become a skilled maker is to learn from one'

New project

Making Connections

Exploring and highlighting Langholm’s rich heritage in textile manufacture


The Land of Milk & Honey

Live art space at the Yellow Door

Excited to start our new 'Making Connections' project, focused on Langholm's textile heritage! Yesterday was our fi… https://t.co/p0oUz2KBgf

Applications are now open for Round 2 of the (Visual Artist & Craft Maker Awards) VACMA Scheme 2019-20. Artists & m… https://t.co/olYtrBM56b

We are looking for Upland members to provide mentoring for this years Emerge bursary scheme. DL 12th Dec. Full info… https://t.co/rF79hjjkZw