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

A year-long partnership with Historic Scotland culminates in a weekend of performances and exhibitions.

Lana Svirejeva-Hopkins wins Arts Club Charitable Trust prize for classical work in charcoal and chalk.

Funding will allow Cole Collins to explore the Kurt Schwitters Archive in Hannover, Germany

Fransesca Hawker will travel to The Banff Centre in Canada for ‘Demos: Life in Common’ in June 2015.

The Massive Open Online Course is free and open to all, and will be building on last year’s success.

ECA tutor, Mike Inglis, is exhibiting his work at the gallery

As part of the gallery's 40th birthday celebrations, they're inviting creative bakers to participate in the #edibleexhibition

Alice Chandler, ECA web intern, reports on Art Tasting and LOW RISK OCCUPIERS.

Award-winning filmmaker who gained huge international following for his Ryan Gosling viral videos died on Sunday 3rd May.

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

Upcoming ECA events

29 Apr 2015 to 27 Aug 2015
25 May 2015 to 27 May 2015
26 May 2015
The role of the home in the active and sedentary behaviours of older adults
17:00 to 18:00
Minto House, Common Room
20-22 Chambers Street
29 May 2015
30 May 2015 to 07 Jun 2015
Degree Show 2015
11:00 to 17:00
Edinburgh College of Art
74 Lauriston Place