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

ECA photographer’s work inspires monologue by Ali Smith.

10x10x14 films screened at international festival.

‘Jackie and Marilyn’, scored by Aleksandra Kovač, opens in New York.

Lecture will open symposium on major loan exhibition 'Impressionist France. Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet'.

Symposium runs in parallel to the Edinburgh 3D Film Festival

Studying for exams? Find a study space to suit your needs.

Thomas Aquilina’s Kampala: Mobile Economies makes Cinecity final 30

Last chance to see The Eccentric Banquet, which finishes its six week run at Marion de Cannière Gallery on Saturday 26th April 2014.

Magi Sinclair takes first place in competition championing outstanding undergraduate work.

Robert Christgau, rock critic and Music Editor of Village Voice, 1974-2006, will deliver keynote speech at the Reid Concert Hall.

Upcoming ECA events

26 Mar 2014 to 07 May 2014
"Landscape in Cinema" film screening series
18:00 to 19:30
Main Lecture Theatre, ECA
Lauriston Place
05 Apr 2014 to 24 May 2014
The Bone Library: Group Show
Summerhall
Summerhall Place
22 Apr 2014 to 26 Apr 2014
Dwelling in the Moorlands: exhibition
17:00 to 20:00
Tent Gallery
Evolution House
24 May 2014 to 01 Jun 2014
Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show 2014
11:00 to 17:00
Edinburgh College of Art
74 Lauriston Place