ECA Facilities

Situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) has a wide range of studios and workshop spaces, libraries and collections, places to socialise, perform and show work; all within walking distance of world-class museums, music venues and galleries. Our facilities range from the historic, to contemporary, specialist spaces for making work at all scales, in and across all media. In this directory, you’ll find details of our own facilities, and selected places in the city to be inspired, research, collaborate or gain work experience.

Carving and mould-making facilities, a ceramics kiln, and casting amenities for bronze and aluminium.
Used for displaying student work as well as hosting exhibitions and events.
Overlooking Edinburgh Castle, our painting studios provide a bright and airy space for working in.
A range of cameras, a full-length portraiture studio, analogue and digital darkrooms, and image editing facilities.