Tour around the Viewing Balcony with Current Exchanges Curator Ben Divall. Learn more about the historic links and ongoing collaborative projects between Dovecot Studios and the Australian Tapestry Workshops.

Tapestries from Melbourne and Edinburgh are hung together on the walls overlooking the Weaving Floor at Dovecot – a survey of practice from both institutions spanning a decade. The links between the the Studios and Workshop date back to the founding of the Australian Tapestry Workshop in 1976. Dovecot’s Artistic Director Archie Brennan, advised on the structure and feasibility of the new antipodean enterprise.

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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot will reopen to the public from 15 July 2020

July 2020 opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Wed-Sat: 10am-5pm

From August 2020 opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

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

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
July 2020 opening times:
Sat 10am-5pm

From August 2020 opening times:
Mon-Fri 12-3pm
Sat 10am-5pm

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

Café

The Pantry at Dovecot is temporarily closed as from 18 March 2020. Please see our website and social media for updates

Usual Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Sat 10am-5pm

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