Do I need to book to visit the galleries?

There is no longer any need to book in advance. Walk-ins are welcome at both the galleries and cafe, and entry to our galleries remains free.

Please see the Visit page for up-to-date opening hours.


Do I need to book to visit the cafe?

No, there is no need to book in advance - walk-ins are welcome. 


What cleaning procedures do you have in place?

The building is cleaned daily prior to opening to the public and we have regular cleaning procedures in place in our galleries and studio. The café is cleaned regularly during use by the café staff. Our toilets are cleaned regularly. Hand soap and sanitiser is checked and topped up at regular intervals.


What mitigating measures do you have in place to minimise the spread of Covid-19?

We have several measures in place to minimise the spread of Covid-10. Visitors are requested to wear face-coverings if they are able to, in line with Scottish Government published guidance on the use of suitable face coverings and exemptions


We have implemented physical distancing restrictions throughout the building and one-way systems around our galleries and shop.  We have a Perspex screen in our reception area and café and are promoting rigorous handwashing for everyone using the building. We have provided hand sanitiser at all entry and exit and other touch-points throughout the building.


Will toilet facilities be available at Edinburgh Printmakers?

Yes, individual toilet facilities are available each with hand basins and hand sanitiser.


Will I need to wear a face covering?

Yes, in line with the Scottish Government's guidance, we are asking visitors to wear a face covering to keep themselves and others safe when visiting Edinburgh Printmakers. We recognise that some visitors have health conditions, disabilities of other factors that prevent them from wearing a face covering. The Scottish Government has published guidance on the use of suitable face coverings and exemptions.


Will I need to provide my contact details?

We are no longer collecting contact details.


Are café, retail and cloakroom spaces available?

Our vegan café, Holy Cow Lounge, is now open. The café is walk-in and you do not need to pre-book. If the café is busy, you may be asked to wait outside before being seated.

Our shop is now open. We ask you not to touch goods unless you plan to buy them. You are also able to buy prints online

We have no cloakroom space.


What is the capacity of each of your galleries, shop and café?

Gallery 1 - 12 Including staff

Shop - 10 Including staff

Gallery 2 - 10 Including staff

Corridor Gallery - 3 Including staff


Can I walk up to Edinburgh Printmakers and gain entry?

Walk-ins are welcome and we are no longer implementing an advance booking system for our galleries.


Is there a one-way system in place? 

The main entry and exit to the building is on Dundee Street. Once inside the building we have clearly defined one way systems in Galleries 1 and 2, the shop and the café. Please move in one direction during your visit.


What time is Edinburgh Printmakers open?

For up-to-date opening hours please see the Visit page.


Is disabled access affected?

No, there is wheelchair and pram access to all parts of the building via lifts. To comply with social distancing only one person/visiting group will be allowed to enter the lift at any one time.