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Explore the furniture, fashion, and textiles that defined Mid-Century Modern in an exhibition that delves into the style and socioeconomic importance of this transformative period.

Mid-Century Modern: Art & Design from Conran to Quant presents the design, fashion, and art of a group of radical young architects, designers, photographers, and artists who redefined the concept of youth and the established order of post-war Britain.

At the forefront of this group of young revolutionaries were Mary Quant, Terence Conran, and Bernard and Laura Ashley, who were influenced by the teachings of Eduardo Paolozzi and the Independent Group.

Explore the furniture, fashion, textiles, lighting, ceramics, and printed material that defined Mid-Century Modern in an exhibition that delves into not only the style, but the socioeconomic importance of this transformative period.

Dovecot Studios

10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1LT

0131 550 3660

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Opening times

Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat (10am-5pm)

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 & 1 January 2021

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri (12pm-3pm)
Sat (10am-5pm)

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 & 1 January 2021.


Café
The Dovecot Café is currently closed while we recruit a new café operator.

To ensure the safety of visitors and staff we have introducued various measures noted below. We are certified Good to Go by Visit Britain.

  • timed exhibition tickets
  • a one-way system around the building
  • hand-sanitising stations
  • increased cleaning
  • social distancing
  • face-coverings are to be worn throughout the building
  • plexiglass dividers between staff and visitors

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