• Mark Hearld at Dovecot

Meet artist Mark Hearld while he undertakes the last few days of his residency at Dovecot Studios as he prepares to create a tapestry design for his exhibition at The Scottish Gallery in 2025.Mark Hearld will be in discussion with Dovecot Director, Celia Joicey. Be the first to hear how the residency has fueled new ideas and what a future tapestry might look like, including an exclusive tour of Mark’s pop-up studio on the Weaving Floor following the in-conversation.

Trained at Glasgow School of Art and Royal College of Art London, Mark has extraordinarily wide-ranging interests, from folk art, to historic ceramic slipware, toy theatres and wonderful textiles.



Tickets: £15


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The gallery is currently closed while we install our upcoming exhibition Chris Ofili: The Caged Bird's Song which will open on Friday 28 June 2024. 

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Please note, Dovecot Studios will be open on Sunday 30 June, 10am - 5pm, for the first weekend of Chris Ofili: The Caged Bird's Song


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