Year-Long Courses 2022/23


Applications are  open for courses beginning in September 2022. 

Online End of Year Exhibition

Our Online Exhibition is now live, showcasing work from our year-long course students!

Summer School 2022


18 July - 19 August 2022

Foundation Course 2022/23

Applications are OPEN.

View the 2022/23 prospectus here.

Watch a video about the course here.

Health & Safety Update - Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Current information

A leading Scottish Art School in Edinburgh

Leith School of Art is an independent art college with charitable status. With our excellent staff to student ratios and high quality teaching, the School is an exceptional place to learn whether you are an established artist or a complete beginner. 

We want our high quality teaching to be available to everyone and are committed to providing access to our courses to people of all backgrounds, experience and aspiration, irrespective of age, ability or personal circumstances. We pride ourselves on our supportive and nurturing environment, and welcome all those who want to learn about art and design.


Term Dates 2021/22

Term 1: Autumn Term
Monday 6 September 2021 – Saturday 11 December 2021
Half Term: 18 – 22 October 2021
Event week:  13 - 19 December 2021

Term 2: Spring Term
Monday 10 January 2022 – Saturday 2 April 2022
No half term

Term 3: Summer Term
Tuesday 19 April 2022 – Saturday 18 June 2022
No half term
Exhibition week:  20 - 26 June 2022