What's On

What's On at Dovecot

On Now:
Rome, 2012, designed by Brent Harris, woven by Sue Batten, wool and cotton, 1.6 x 1.18m, photograph by Jeremy Weihrauch

Current Exchanges: Dovecot and the Australian Tapestry Workshop

Exhibition, 5 July–27 September

Celebrating the continuing connections between the Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, and Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, this exhibition brings together recent work from both institutions. Although geographically separate, both share a similar philosophy of working closely with contemporary artists to produce tapestries at the cutting edge of artistic practice.

Craigie Aitchison: Paintings, etchings and tapestries

Exhibition, 5 July–27 September

Timothy Taylor Gallery and Dovecot present a selected showcase of oil paintings and etchings from the estate of Craigie Aitchsion CBE RSA RA (1926-2009) alongside tapestries created by Dovecot Studios in collaboration with the artist.

Coming Soon:

GEM: Contemporary Jewellery and Gemstones from Afghanistan and the UK

Exhibition, 3 October–9 November

GEM is an exhibition of jewellery, gem-cutting and contemporary practices from Afghanistan originally produced as part of the British Council’s South Asia season in autumn 2013.


Exhibition, 29 November–21 December

SELECTED unites 27 makers in a selling exhibition of craft and design at Dovecot Studios for the second year running. This elite showcase includes work from some of the most talented makers in Scotland across a number of disciplines including ceramics, jewellery, furniture, textiles, glass and silver.