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

Prof Neil Cox and PhD student Lara Demori selected visual material to accompany poems.

The winners of the Astaire Art Prize 2015 were announced on Wednesday 25th March 2015 at Edinburgh College of Art.

Reid School of Music students launch film club for music documentaries.

Richy Carey nominated in the “Composer” and “Sound” categories

The ECA web interns report on an afternoon of entertainment from music students at the legendary Edinburgh venue.

Meet the students involved in the ‘Rediscover’ exhibitions at Talbot Rice Gallery.

How Design Informatics students have contributed to knowledge exchange on social isolation.

Multidisciplinary team wins Innovative Learning Week fast-paced construction challenge.

Matthias Pfaller will travel to California to work in the Department of Photographs

ECA hosts regular and varied seminars which are run by both academics based at the college and people from further afield.

Upcoming ECA events

14 Mar 2015 to 02 May 2015
Rediscover: The Torrie Collection
10:00 to 17:00
Talbot Rice Gallery
Old College
27 Mar 2015 to 06 Apr 2015
On the Surface: Metis exhibition at ECA
Sculpture Court
Main Building
02 Apr 2015
On Vocal Assemblages
Lecture Room A, Alison House
12 Nicolson Square
02 Apr 2015
Derek Jarman Gets Medieval
Lecture Room 1, Minto House
20-22 Chambers Street
03 Apr 2015
Friday Lecture Series: AND Publishing
11:30 to 13:00
Main Lecture Theatre (E22)
ECA Main Building