A new model for research in contemporary art - supporting new audiences and galleries across the UK.

Open Close is a collective of artists, architects, academics and web developers united by an interest in how to make better creative use of public space in cities.

Partnership project results in a series of decorative panels for new transport interchange.

Designing with data to transform the ways in which we work, live, care for each other and play.

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  • Pop Up Jewellery Shop,
    Various locations (University Main Library, Appleton Tower, Evolution House, and North-East Studio Building)

The Jewellery Pop Up Shop features Limited Edition pieces created by third year Jewellery and Silversmithing - BA (Hons) students. Students from Jewellery and Graphic Design worked in collaboration to produce the pop up shop concept.


The collaboration between NESS and Samson Young was initiated by a Talbot Rice Gallery project, which has led to additional exhibitions at the Guggenheim and Monash University Museum of Art.

Creating new pathways for creative excellence in documentary making.

Find out about the many opportunities to be part of our global creative community, from studying here as an international student, to travelling abroad.

ECA's diversity and partnerships with European Universities has brought together GRAFT, an exciting group of alumni contributing to the artistic life of the city.

  • Edinburgh College of Art
    74 Lauriston Place
    EH3 9DF

Interested in Art and History? Want to help make a mural in Princes Street Gardens? S2-S5 pupils can join us to get some practical experience of making public art while learning about how it has been used in the past!