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From visiting our latest exhibitions to watching the weavers at work, there is something for arts, crafts and design lovers at Dovecot Studios.

Viewing Balcony

Viewing Balcony
Free

Viewing Balcony

Watch the Dovecot weavers at work. The weaving team work on commissions and collaborations from international artists such as Chris Ofili, Alberta Whittle, Joan Eardley, Jim Lambie and more.


Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12-3pm, Sat 10am-5pm

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.

Mark Hearld: At Home in Scotland

Mark Hearld: At Home in Scotland

28 June 2024 to 18 July 2024

Witness research in action from the Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony as the Dovecot weavers and Mark Hearld collaborate on ideas and to create new work.

Cafe

Dovecot Studios Cafe

Dovecot Studios Cafe

Fresh roasted coffee, tasty soups, sandwiches and salads, and indulgent cakes and biscuits. All made with using locally-sourced, high quality ingredients. 

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Important Update 

Dovecot Studios will be closed to the public from Sunday 19 May to Sunday 16 June 2024. The Dovecot Cafe will be open Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 4pm, during this time.

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Gallery & Shop

Monday - Saturday: 10am – 5pm

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

 

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Monday - Friday: 12pm – 3pm

Saturday: 10am – 5pm

 

Café

Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm