Edinburgh College of Art

Edinburgh College of Art
Lauriston Place






0131 221 6214

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Edinburgh College of Art is a vibrant creative teaching, learning and research community, combining world class faculties from the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, art, design, history of art and music.

The college has an international reputation as one of the most successful art colleges in Europe and our mission is to promote critical inquiry through scholarly research, learning, teaching and education in creative practice.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

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Admission charges

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The Object of Art is to Give Life Shape

  • 17 May 2014 2-3:30pm

Channel your inner Pollock and take inspiration from some of the iconic art pieces from the 1940s. Find out how the teaching at the famous Edinburgh College of Art has changed over the past 70 years, learn about popular artistic styles and techniques of the era and explore the limitations of available artistic materials throughout the decade. Finally, create your very own masterpiece to take home! Enjoy a day of art immersion at one of the most prolific art schools in Scotland.