Exhibitions

Upcoming art, design and textile exhibitions in our gallery spaces.

KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood

KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood

15 October 2022 to 11 March 2023

Explore a major exhibition of inspirational 20th and 21st-century fashion knitwear featuring over 150 pieces from the collection of Mark and Cleo Buttefield.

Collaborate! 21st Century Commissions and Creations part I

Collaborate! 21st Century Commissions and Creations part I

23 September 2022 to 17 March 2023

Explore the creative process behind some of Dovecot's recent creative rug collaborations.

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

24 September 2022 to 31 December 2022

Watch the Dovecot weavers at work from the Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony.

Collaborate! 21st Century Commissions and Creations part 2

Collaborate! 21st Century Commissions and Creations part 2

16 November 2022 to 17 March 2023

Explore the creative process behind some of Dovecot's recent creative Tapestry collaborations.

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Events

Expert talks, creative workshops and special events to inspire

A Festive Night At Dovecot

A Festive Night At Dovecot

8 December 2022

Enjoy a festive evening at our Knitwear exhibition. Includes a glass of mulled wine, festive activities, and a late night shopping discount.

Free Thursday Lunchtime Tour - KNITWEAR CHANEL to Westwood

Free Thursday Lunchtime Tour - KNITWEAR CHANEL to Westwood

20 October 2022 to 9 March 2023

Enjoy a free lunchtime tour every Thursday at 1pm with your exhibition ticket. Spaces are subject to availability.

Online Talk: Edi Stark & Jock McFadyen In Conversation

Online Talk: Edi Stark & Jock McFadyen In Conversation

6 December 2022
Online

Join Edi Stark, one of Scotland’s most respected broadcasters in this exclusive conversation with Jock McFadyen RA. 

Christmas Wreath Kit Embroidery Workshop

Christmas Wreath Kit Embroidery Workshop

17 December 2022

Get your home ready for the festive period this year at this Christmas Wreath embroidery workshop. 

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Tapestry Studios

Innovative and astonishing tapestries created by Dovecot’s weavers in collaboration with contemporary artists

Venice Biennale - Alberta Whittle
Artist Collaborations

Venice Biennale - Alberta Whittle

Learn more about Scottish artist Alberta Whittle’s collaboration with Dovecot Studios for the 59th Venice Biennale this year.

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Leon Kossoff Tapestry for Edinburgh Park
Commissions

Leon Kossoff Tapestry for Edinburgh Park

Explore the creative process behind one of Dovecot Studios’ most recent tapestry commissions, produced for Edinburgh Park a new sustainable urban quarter and creative destination.

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Blog

Get insights into current exhibitions, go behind the scenes and get tips on what creative products to buy from our store.

Dovecot Knitwear Pop-Up

Dovecot Knitwear Pop-Up

11 October 2022
The Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen Elizabeth II

9 September 2022
Who was Raphael?

Who was Raphael?

30 June 2022
The Royal Weave

The Royal Weave

4 June 2022
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Shop art, design and textiles at the Dovecot online store.
 

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Gallery & Shop

Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sundays during August)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Closed 23rd - 26th December 

On Saturday 3rd of December our Viewing Balcony closed for a private event

Café

Dovecot Studios Cafe 

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm