Dovecot Studios has a number of paid exhibitions throughout the year showcasing the best in contemporary art, design and textiles.

Tickets can be bought in advance online or in person on the day. We recommend booking in advance for some exhibitions to guarantee tickets are available. 

Ticket prices for paid exhibitions are as follows: 

Adult Ticket £12.00
Senior Concession* £9.50
Student Concession £9.50
Disabled Concession £9.50
Unemployed Concession £9.50
13-17 year old £7.50
Disabled Companion Free
Under 12s Free

 

Dovecot Studios is supported by the Dovecot Foundation who seek to bring the innovative work of contemporary artists and makers to a wider audience. By purchasing a ticket to our exhibitions you are supporting the work of the Dovecot Foundation. If you are a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid allows you to significantly increase the value of your donation to us without you having to pay a penny more. For every £1 you donate, we can claim an additional 25p from the UK Government.

Adult Ticket (+ Gift Aid) £13.20
Senior Concession* (+ Gift Aid) £10.45

 

*Senior Concession tickets are valid for attendees aged 60 and over.

Entry to the viewing balcony is free during the hours it is open to the public.

 

Opening Times

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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.

 

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Monday - Friday: 12 – 3pm

Saturday: 10am – 5pm 

 

Café
Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm

 

Please note, the Gallery and Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony may occasionally be closed during exhibition changeovers, or for private functions, so please plan ahead for your visit. 

Current Exhibitions

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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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