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

Announcing the details of the 11 History of Art Research Seminars scheduled for the second semester of 2016 - 2017.

Tippethill Hospital selected Tess Glen to create unique artwork in their Garden Room.

The course was a chance to learn about different materials, scale, and to lead a project.

A History of Art student travelled with a group of German learners to be part of the project over the summer

Events, publications and a major new performance planned for 2017-2018.

Transition showcased the work of Glass graduates from the last four decades, along with a range of archival material.

We return to Deeper Life Primary School in Serrekunda to work with 100 children on Dee Isaac's opera.

Music PhD student, Matt Giannotti, talks to us about the first Data-X exhibition and symposium at ECA.

Florian Hecker’s 'Inspection - Maida Vale Project' responds to decades of musical experimentation in the BBC’s legendary studios.

Design student, Magdalena Cattan, reviews the Naked Craft Network’s exhibition of contemporary work from Scotland and Canada.

Upcoming ECA events

29 Oct 2016 to 17 Dec 2016
The Torrie Collection
Talbot Rice Gallery
Old College
29 Oct 2016 to 04 Mar 2017
Naked Craft at Tweeddale Museum & Gallery
Chambers Institution
High Street
27 Apr 2017 to 28 Apr 2017
Ladies and Gentlemen: Miss Grace Jones
Edinburgh College of Art