Exhibitions

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

Pauline Caulfield Textiles

Pauline Caulfield Textiles

8 March 2024 to 20 July 2024

Featuring over 20 large pieces ranging from fans, chasubles and fabric panels, this display illuminates Caulfield’s versatile yet distinctive work.

Chris Ofili: The Caged Bird's Song

Chris Ofili: The Caged Bird's Song

28 June 2024 to 5 October 2024

Experience how the colour, myths and magic of Chris Ofili’s watercolour design are transformed into a large format tapestry that took Dovecot’s master weavers over three years to create.

Doug Cocker: Themes and Variations

Doug Cocker: Themes and Variations

11 April 2024 to 20 July 2024

The Scottish Gallery proudly presents Themes and Variations by Doug Cocker in partnership with Dovecot Studios, showcasing the masterful work of one of Scotland's foremost sculptors.

Tania Kovats: SEAMARKS

Tania Kovats: SEAMARKS

27 July 2024 to 2 November 2024

Tania Kovats’ ongoing series ‘SEAMARKS’, multiple seascapes captured in brushstrokes, drawings and ceramic, is being expanded with the creation of a new tapestry by Dovecot Studios.

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Events

Expert talks, creative workshops and special events to inspire

SOLD OUT Weaving Masterclass at Edinburgh Park

SOLD OUT Weaving Masterclass at Edinburgh Park

1 June 2024

An exciting opportunity to join Dovecot Studios Master Weavers Naomi Robertson and Emma Jo Webster for an exclusive weaving masterclass at Edinburgh Park.

Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

22 June 2024

Enjoy a slow stitching workshop inspired by the Japanese Boro tradition of repeatedly mending fabrics.

Chris Ofili Inspired 2-Day Tapestry Weaving Experience

Chris Ofili Inspired 2-Day Tapestry Weaving Experience

29 June 2024 to 30 June 2024

Take inspiration from Dovecot Studios' major tapestry with Chris Ofili, 'The Caged Bird’s Song' in this 2-day workshop.

Rug Tufting Experience Day

Rug Tufting Experience Day

6 July 2024

Learn the basics of Rung tufting and design your own mini rug!

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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.

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Important Update 

Dovecot Studios will be closed to the public from Sunday 19 May to Sunday 16 June 2024

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Gallery & Shop

Monday - Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Please note, Dovecot Studios will be open on Sunday 12 May, 10am - 3pm, for the final weekend of Andy Warhol: The Textiles

 

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Monday - Friday: 12pm – 3pm

Saturday: 10am – 5pm

 

Café

Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm