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

Shelley Coyne’s research explores whether participation in choirs can benefit homeless people

Announcing the details of the ten talks scheduled for the first semester of this academic year.

Stephenie McGucken's team is currently planting species such as woad, weld and madder, and hopes to get students around the university involved.

Postgraduate students connect across disciplines to explore the modes, methods and meanings of Community Arts.

Apply by Saturday 1st October 2016.

Richard Williams becomes Head of School; Michelle Foot and Harry Weeks appointed Teaching Fellows.

Announcing the details of the 11 Music Research Seminars scheduled for the first semester of 2016 - 2017.

The University of Edinburgh Concert Series returns with 31 events running between September and December.

Dr Glyn Davis from the School of Design will lead the three-year, HERA-funded project.

The commission is open to School of Art alumni and staff, with the final work to be permanently sited at the new Higgs Centre for Innovation. There is a maximum of up to £20,000 available.

Upcoming ECA events

12 Sep 2016 to 30 Sep 2016
The Butterfly Effect
Andrew Grant Gallery
Edinburgh College of Art Main Building
16 Sep 2016 to 30 Sep 2016
Transition: ECA Glass alumni exhibition
Edinburgh College of Art Main Building
Sculpture Court
29 Sep 2016
History of Art Research Seminar: Ruth Hemus | Dada's Women
17:15 to 18:15
Hunter Lecture Theatre
Hunter Building
04 Oct 2016
Architectural History and Theory Seminar series: Florian Urban
17:15 to 18:30
Room 4.18, The Maltings
Minto House, 20 Chambers Street
06 Oct 2016
History of Art Research Seminar: Genevieve Warwick | Effigies
17:15 to 18:30
Hunter Lecture Theatre
Hunter Building

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