Cover Artist

Meet Dave Pratt - our new artist-in-residence at Abbeyhill Primary School who is about to embark on his project with the ambition to involve all age groups - from Nursery to Primary 7. Intrigued? Follow us here as we will reveal the details of Dave's residency soon. In the meantime, you may all be familar … Continue reading Cover Artist

Gardens are the New Galleries

Bob and Roberta Smith Gardens are the new galleries and museums, especially amidst a pandemic as the artist and activist known as Bob and Roberta Smith has stated in his latest iconic work featured here. Just a month after we reimagined the gardens of the Abbeyhill colony houses as the new galleries of our Colony … Continue reading Gardens are the New Galleries

Open Beta Map App for Doors Open Days

Another weekend – another festival. But firstly, thank you to everyone who came along to the 15th Colony of Artists festival weekend on 19th and 20th September 2020 and followed our track and trace guidance to ensure a safe and fun Garden Party was had by all. Iliyana Nedkova, curator-in-residence at Abbeyhill Primary School. Photo: … Continue reading Open Beta Map App for Doors Open Days

‘Abbeyhill, the terrific school!’

Can't wait until the 15th anniversary Colony of Artists festival opens its garden doors on 19 September 2020 to see our entire new festival exhibition Windows and Screens at Abbeyhill Primary School? Can't wait to see our new festival exhibition which has taken over the windows of the school and the area while reaching out … Continue reading ‘Abbeyhill, the terrific school!’

Our Holyrood Park

Abbeyhill Primary School is just a walk away from Holyrood Park – our school’s large outdoor learning classroom. We love exploring it throughout the seasons together with our artists-in-residence at the school and the rangers at Holyrood Park Education Centre. We seek inspiration for our environmental art, science and sport projects in the park, including … Continue reading Our Holyrood Park