Since its inception, Dovecot has worked with artists, designers, commissioners, arts organisations and festival partners to develop the work of the Tapestry Studio and further promote the Dovecot Gallery programme and associated activity.

Artists + Designers

View all of our collaborators


  • Creative Scotland
  • Edinburgh Art Festival
  • London Craft Week
  • Scottish Opera
  • Craft Scotland
  • Paul Smith Design, London
  • Paul Stolper Gallery, London
  • Victoria Miro Gallery
  • Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
  • Australian Tapestry Workshop
  • Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Fleming Collection, London
  • Siobhan Davies Dance

Corporate Collections

  • Baillie Gifford
  • Bank of Scotland
  • Barclays Bank
  • Boots Plc
  • British Petroleum
  • British Linen Bank
  • Cable & Wireless
  • Chase Manhattan Bank
  • Clydesdale Bank
  • First Corporation, Canada
  • General Accident Insurance
  • Glenfiddich Distillery
  • Hallmark Cards Inc, USA
  • HMSO
  • IBM
  • Jenners, Edinburgh
  • London & Edinburgh Insurance
  • Morgan Grenfell Bank
  • Murray Johnstone
  • Oak Village Golf Club, Japan
  • Pearson
  • PepsiCo, New York
  • Prudential Insurance
  • Rolls Royce
  • Scottish Life Insurance
  • Standard Life
  • TSB
  • Trafalgar House

Private and Public Collections

  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
  • Lord Lyon
  • Duke of Buccleuch
  • British Council
  • Burrell Collection, Glasgow
  • McGill University, Montreal
  • Royal Museum of Scotland
  • St Catherine’s College, Oxford University
  • Glasgow International Concert Hall
  • Halls of Kansas, USA

  • Kings College, Cambridge University
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Riyadh Airport
  • Scottish Poetry Library
  • Creative Scotland
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery
  • British Library, London
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Theatre Royal, Glasgow
  • Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
  • Church of St John Divine, New York
  • Scotland House, Brussels
  • Business Design Centre, London
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • Castle of Mey
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
  • P&O Cruises
  • The Clothworkers Company
  • The Leathersellers’ Company

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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot is open usual hours on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, and Easter Monday 2019

Mon-Sat 10.30am-5.30pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri 12-3pm Sat 10.30am-5.30pm

The Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony will be closed from 17-22 June to allow installation of new displays.


Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 10am-5pm