Edinburgh Printmakers

Visit a centre for printmaking and visual arts in Scotland

Visit a staple of Scottish art history

Edinburgh Printmakers is a centre for printmaking and the visual arts in Fountainbridge.

It has a a large light-filled printmaking studio, digital studio, darkroom, classes, two galleries, a shop selling original prints and handmade products, hire spaces for meetings, events or learning activities, a café, a courtyard and a community garden.

All of this is set in Castle Mills, a beautiful heritage building that used to be a rubber factory and a brewery complex.

Edinburgh Printmakers was established in 1967 as Britain's first open-access printmaking studio and has played a key role in the careers of some of Scotland's most acclaimed artists.

In 2019 the Printmakers moved from its former home on Union Street to Castle Mills, Dundee Street in Fountainbridge, a building which was once the headquarters for the North British Rubber Company.

Event details: The building will be open to the public free of charge with no booking required to explore our shop, café, Creative Industries, or workshops. Booking is required for tours of the building.  Tours will take place at 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm

Booking details: https://edinburghprintmakers.online.red61.co.uk/event/7894:94/


24th and 25th of September 

Opening times:



Castle Mills

1 Dundee St




  • Lift access
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Gender neutral toilet
  • Step-free access
  • Routes free from trip hazards