About

  • Shannon Tofts

Dovecot is a world-renowned tapestry studio in the heart of Edinburgh and a landmark centre for contemporary art, craft and design. Established in 1912, Dovecot continues a century-long heritage of collaboration with international artists to make exceptional handwoven tapestries and gun-tufted rugs.

Alongside the tapestry studio, Dovecot run an exciting programme of exhibitions and events to further explore contemporary art, craft and design.

Learn more about the history of Dovecot Studios here, and keep up to date with all our projects, exhibitions and events by signing up to our mailing list.

Dovecot Studios is supported by the Dovecot Foundation who seek to bring the innovative work of contemporary artists and makers to a wider audience.

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Gallery & Shop

Opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm
Open Sundays 23, 30 August, and 6 September 2020

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri 12-3pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Open Sundays 10am-5pm 23, 30 August, and 6 September 2020

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021

Café

The Pantry at Dovecot reopens on Tuesday 18 August

Opening Times:
Tue-Sun 10am-2pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021