What's On

Doug Cocker: Themes and Variations

Doug Cocker: Themes and Variations

11 April 2024 to 20 July 2024
Free admission

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.

SOLD OUT Weaving Masterclass at Edinburgh Park

SOLD OUT Weaving Masterclass at Edinburgh Park

1 June 2024
£145

An exciting opportunity to join Dovecot Studios Master Weavers Naomi Robertson and Emma Jo Webster for an exclusive weaving masterclass at Edinburgh Park.

Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

22 June 2024
£55

Enjoy a slow stitching workshop inspired by the Japanese Boro tradition of repeatedly mending fabrics.

Chris Ofili Inspired 2-Day Tapestry Weaving Experience

Chris Ofili Inspired 2-Day Tapestry Weaving Experience

29 June 2024 to 30 June 2024
£250

Take inspiration from Dovecot Studios' major tapestry with Chris Ofili, 'The Caged Bird’s Song' in this 2-day workshop.

Rug Tufting Experience Day

Rug Tufting Experience Day

6 July 2024
£165

Learn the basics of Rung tufting and design your own mini rug!

The Modern Crafter Punch Needle Workshop

The Modern Crafter Punch Needle Workshop

13 July 2024
£65

Learn how to create a punch needle with beautiful deigns by The Modern Crafter.

Date Night at Dovecot

Date Night at Dovecot

18 July 2024
£16

Thursday night is Date Night at Dovecot! Bring a friend, a partner, or enjoy a solo evening of live music, drinks, special programming, and tapestry.

Tania Kovats: SEAMARKS

Tania Kovats: SEAMARKS

27 July 2024 to 2 November 2024
Free admission

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.

Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

27 July 2024
£120

Learn to weave in one of the world’s leading tapestry studios.

Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

27 July 2024
£55

Enjoy a slow stitching workshop inspired by the Japanese Boro tradition of repeatedly mending fabrics.

Dovecot After Hours

Dovecot After Hours

1 August 2024 to 22 August 2024
£15

Join us at the world-renowned tapestry studio after hours!

 Chris Ofili Inspired 2-Day Tapestry Weaving Experience

Chris Ofili Inspired 2-Day Tapestry Weaving Experience

1 August 2024 to 2 August 2024
£250 (Includes exhibition entry)

Take inspiration from Dovecot Studios' major tapestry with Chris Ofili, 'The Caged Bird’s Song' in this 2-day workshop.

 Dazzle@Dovecot 2024

Dazzle@Dovecot 2024

2 August 2024 to 25 August 2024
Free admission

Dazzle, the major annual jewellery exhibition returns this year at Dovecot Studios for their 42nd Edinburgh Festival exhibition.

2-Day Rug Tufting Experience

2-Day Rug Tufting Experience

10 August 2024 to 11 August 2024
£235

2-Day workshop suitable for beginners and those looking to spend a bit longer experimenting with the artform.

The Modern Crafter Punch Needle Workshop

The Modern Crafter Punch Needle Workshop

18 August 2024
£65

Learn how to create a punch needle with beautiful deigns by The Modern Crafter.

Past Exhibitions & Events

Warhol After Hours

Warhol After Hours

15 May 2024
£15.00

Sip a specially curated cocktail from the award-winning Holyrood Distillery on the spectacular weaving balcony, before enjoying a guided tour through the iconic Andy Warhol: The Textiles exhibition

Talk: Mingei Then and Now

Talk: Mingei Then and Now

13 May 2024
Free to attend but registration is essential
The Book of Wild Flowers: In Conversation with Angie Lewin

The Book of Wild Flowers: In Conversation with Angie Lewin

12 May 2024
£15 (Includes entry to Andy Warhol: The Textiles)

Join illustrator Angie Lewin and author Christopher Stocks in conversation with Dovecot Director, Celia Joicey, to discuss The Book of Wild Flowers combined with a last chance to see Andy Warhol: The Textiles.

SOLD OUT Rug Tufting Experience Day

SOLD OUT Rug Tufting Experience Day

12 May 2024
£165

Learn the basics of Rung tufting and design your own mini rug!

Sunday Morning with Andy Warhol

Sunday Morning with Andy Warhol

12 May 2024
£12

Join us for a special floral themed Sunday (B.) Morning for the final weekend of Andy Warhol: The Textiles.

Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

11 May 2024
£120

Learn to weave in one of the world’s leading tapestry studios.

SOLD OUT Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

SOLD OUT Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

4 May 2024
£55

Enjoy a slow stitching workshop inspired by the Japanese Boro tradition of repeatedly mending fabrics.

SOLD OUT Warhol Screen Printing Workshop with Edinburgh Printmakers

SOLD OUT Warhol Screen Printing Workshop with Edinburgh Printmakers

4 May 2024
£35 - £40 (Includes Exhibition Entry)

Join Edinburgh Printmakers for an introductory screen printing workshop.

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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