Year-long Courses 2022/23

Applications for our Year-long Courses beginning in September 2022 are now OPEN!

Foundation Course 2022/23


Applications are now OPEN.


Check out our prospectus here

Weekend Workshops

New workshops released starting January 2022

Easter Course for 9-12 year-olds

From sketchbook to sculpture with Fiona McWilliam | 11-14 April 2022

Resilience Fund

Support us so that we can adapt and thrive for years to come

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