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Homes & Interiors Scotland|The Art Guide 2019
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Studios and spaces in which to make art, see art and meet artists in person

SUMMERHALL

The former Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh is now a creative centre and the capital’s biggest arts venue. The sprawling complex has theatre and gallery spaces, libraries and museums, educational and research programmes, studios and workshops, and it hosts exhibitions and events.
www.summerhall.co.uk

DOVECOT

In the heart of Edinburgh, this is a centre for contemporary art, craft and design built around a fully functioning tapestry studio. Its weavers and artists are expert producers of contemporary tapestry and gun-tufted rugs. On at the moment are Our Linen Stories and a series of talks exploring the life and legacy of May Morris, daughter of William Morris.
www.dovecotstudios.com

GLASGOW SCULPTURE STUDIOS

Established in 1988, GSS is a hub for research, production and presentation of contemporary sculpture. It provides a vibrant mix of artists with studio space and production facilities.
www.glasgowsculpturestudios.org

REAL WOOD STUDIOS

This collectively owned workshop, showroom, sawmill and timber merchant near Jedburgh uses locally sourced native hardwoods to make bespoke furniture and interiors. The studio recently celebrated its tenth anniversary and opened its doors for demonstrations, tours and talks.
www.realwoodstudios.com

TRANSMISSION GALLERY

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