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Deveron Projects - taking big ideas for a long walk

We caught up with Deveron Projects director Claudia Zeiske about their recent Slow Marathon - an annual event which expands upon a theme from their curated programme and literally "takes it for a walk", alongside talks, films, food and discussion.

17 May 2018

Get to know: Creative Dundee

Find out more about Creative Dundee: a new Regularly Funded Organisation for 2018-21.

15 May 2018

Processions 2018 - preparing to march

PROCESSIONS 2018 is a UK-wide, mass participatory artwork celebrating 100 years since the first British women got the vote. We popped along to the Edinburgh College of Art to meet the students preparing their banner for the big day.

11 May 2018

Edinburgh International Children's Festival: Magical Imaginate events for every age group

As part of its year-round programme, Imaginate has produced another magical line-up for the Edinburgh International Children's Festival.

9 May 2018

Examining the "In Kind" economy at Glasgow International

A new research project by artists Janie Nicoll and Ailie Rutherford is charting the hidden economies of the visual arts, using Glasgow International 2018 as a case study.

4 May 2018

Arcadeum: North Edinburgh Arts' long-term artist residency, with community at its heart

Arcadeum is a long-term residency project, run by Hans K Clausen and Lindsay Perth. Within the framework of the project, the two artists work closely with a local community to explore the physical changes happening as a result of a new health centre.

1 May 2018

In Motion: capturing the evolving world of screen dance

A new series of online films created by The Work Room and commissioned by The Space aims to showcase independent dance artists making work for screen in Scotland. We spoke to producer Katrina McPherson about this evolving artform.

25 April 2018

From Venice to Hawick: The Biennale artists showing at Alchemy

Last year, 14 art students from six Scottish art colleges were selected for the Professional Development Programme at the Venice Biennale. Now, Alchemy Film Festival is showcasing some of the work created during the programme.

24 April 2018

20 years of Drake Music: Bringing disabled musicians centre stage

For the last 20 years, Drake Music Scotland's vision has been to transform people’s lives through the power of music. Now, the organisation has big plans to celebrate its anniversary.

24 April 2018

Distant Voices: How Vox Liminis' album aims to spark conversations on criminal justice

This summer, a new album from Vox Liminis will be launched at Hidden Door. Distant Voices: Not Known at This Address features the talents of Kris Drever, C Duncan, Admiral Fallow, Emma Pollock and more, alongside people who have experienced the criminal justice system.

24 April 2018

Culture Republic on preparing for GDPR

In this guest piece, Culture Republic summarise what you need to know and do in response to 2018’s data protection rule changes.

20 December 2017

National Lottery funding - letter from Creative Scotland's Chair

Ben Thomson, the Chair of Creative Scotland, has written to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport regarding concerns about declining revenue from the National Lottery.

9 November 2017

Creativity for everyone - supporting cultural access and engagement

Our Director of Strategy, Philip Deverell, takes a look at Creative Scotland's approach to supporting cultural access and engagement amongst people from Scotland’s more deprived communities.

17 October 2017

Banging the drum for Scotland's creativity

The arts have a huge impact on Scotland, both economically and socially, and we need to talk more about it, says Creative Scotland’s Chief Executive Janet Archer.

6 September 2017

Paisley's bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 is now Scotland's bid

After making the official shortlist, Jean Cameron, project director for Paisley 2021, explains how Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 is now Scotland’s bid.

31 July 2017

Scotland's music on the world stage

In this article originally published by The Herald on Friday 9 June 2017, our Head of Music Alan Morrison reflects on Scotland's music's place on the global stage...

13 June 2017

Alan Morrison: Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2017

Alan Morrison, Head of Music at Creative Scotland, reflects on two busy days of Scottish Showcases at The Great Escape in Brighton...

20 May 2017

Craft Scotland becomes a Scottish Living Wage employer

In this guest post, Craft Scotland explores the wide-reaching benefits of the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation.

4 May 2017

Surveying Scotland's Games Industry - The Next Level

Morgan Petrie, Creative Industries Manager, provides an update on our efforts to better understand Scotland’s Games Industry, and reports on future plans to take this work to the next level.

2 March 2017

Getting creative with care

Creative Learning Officer Sarah McAdam takes a look at some of the creative initiatives aimed at helping young people in care.

28 February 2017