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

Alice Chandler finds out more from Performance Costume alumni about what they currently do

Welcome celebration takes place in relocated John Higgitt Gallery in the Hunter Building.

Lauren reflects on her new post as Visiting Professor in Sound Studies at Arizona State University.

2,800 people attend seven catwalk shows over three days. Prize winners announced.

Meet this year's ARTIST ROOMS Research Partnership interns as they prepare for their final event.

'Darklands', by John McGregor, is currently on display in Osaka.

Urban strategies and landscape ideas.

Lisa Naas (Glass - MA/MFA) working with a composer on public engagement project.

Sarah Rundell, a Musicology - MA student at ECA, speaks with fellow students as they prepare for the recitals.

ECA web intern, Alice Chandler, finds out about some of the student activities at ECA.

Upcoming ECA events

29 Apr 2015 to 27 Aug 2015
06 May 2015
Clips: An Evening with Ed Ruscha
18:00 to 20:00
Stills Gallery
23 Cockburn Street
09 May 2015 to 23 May 2015
Running Under Bridges
10:00 to 17:00
Talbot Rice Gallery
Old College
13 May 2015
Clips: An Evening with Bill Viola
18:00 to 20:00
Stills Gallery
23 Cockburn Street
25 May 2015 to 27 May 2015