Edinburgh College of Art

Welcome to Edinburgh College of Art

ECA is a vibrant and creative community of students and academics: a place of experimentation, exploration, intellectual stimulation and exciting collaborations.

We enjoy an international reputation for the quality of our teaching and research across the disciplines of art, design, architecture and landscape architecture, history of art and music. Tracing our history back to the 1770s, we remain at the forefront of teaching and research, ideally placed to engage with the challenges of the future.

Our home within the University of Edinburgh makes us distinctive, offering many opportunities to benefit from the diverse range of expertise and resources associated with one of the world's leading academic institutions.

ECA news

Fiona Donaldson’s online database maps the tradition and history of the Reid Concerts from their origin in 1841.

Found materials and creative thinking key to success of introductory project.

Florian Hecker, Halle O’Neal and Gareth Williams join our vibrant research and teaching environment.

Deborah Jackson curates ‘Over the Counter-Culture’ at An Talla Solais in Ullapool, featuring work by five ECA alumni.

Gordon Napier awarded a Prince William Scholarship, supported by BAFTA and Warner Bros.

The 2015 UK-wide league table was published on 21 September.

Charlotte Desvages receives award which is given annually to one outstanding student with exceptional career goals.

Architecture, Landscape, Conservation, Colour, Play...

Katie Paterson: Ideas (Ingleby Gallery; closes 27th September) and Earth-Moon-Earth (Jupiter Artland; closes 28th September).

Group project aims to encourage integration between students

Upcoming ECA events

27 Sep 2014 to 04 Oct 2014
Image, Instinct and Imagination: Landscape as Sign Language
11:00 to 17:00
Matthew Architecture Gallery
Minto House
02 Oct 2014
Working with Sketchbooks
9:30 to 16:30
Sculpture Court
Main Building
02 Oct 2014
History of Art Research Seminar Series: Beckett, Warhol
Lecture Room 1, Minto House
20-22 Chambers Street
03 Oct 2014
Fowl Play
9:30 to 16:30
Sculpture Court
Edinburgh College of Art Main Building
03 Oct 2014
Forthcoming Materials of Practice: A Symposium in Two Halves
10:00 to 18:00
Edinburgh College of Art
Main Building