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Collaboration at the heart of Scotland's creative industries

The Creative Industries team at Creative Scotland is focused on supporting the growth of more sustainable creative businesses. As part of this, we supported Creative Edinburgh and Creative Dundee and other partners and businesses during 2016/17 to produce a series of events exploring opportunities to discuss business models, collective working (...)

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.

Helping cultural organisations contribute to Scotland's sustainability

From April 2018, Regularly Funded Organisations will need to develop plans to reduce their carbon emissions, with other recipients of funding encouraged to do the same. Find out about the support available for this new area of work.

Craft Scotland Summer Show makes waves in Edinburgh

The Craft Scotland Summer Show is an annual selling exhibition, showcasing contemporary, design-led craft throughout August in Edinburgh. Here, a selection of Summer Show makers talk about their favourite pieces they have made for the show, and what makes it extra special to them.

The story of Sura Medura

Ahead of an exhibition at The Briggait, Glasgow, we speak to Artistic Director of UZ Arts Neil Butler about Sri Lankan international artist residency centre Sura Medura...

Get Creative Weekend 2017

People across the UK will Get Creative next weekend (Friday 7 - Sunday 9 April) as part of a national campaign aimed at celebrating everyday creativity. We find out what's in store at some of the venues putting on events across Scotland.

Celebrating International Women's Day 2017

We recognise just some of the female practitioners working across the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland today who are creating bold work and leading change.

Global makers to gather in Edinburgh

This March, makers from across the globe will gather in Edinburgh to exchange knowledge and ideas across cultures and borders. Maker Assembly Edinburgh will offer a range of talks, workshops and activities for anyone people interesting in making.

Scottish makers go global with Etsy Resolution

For many craft makers, online sales are a vital part of their business. We hear from a couple of Scottish makers who have benefitted from an initiative to guide creatives on the process of starting their first online shop.

2017: A year to celebrate Scotland's history, heritage and archaeology

Find out how you can explore Scotland's past throughout 2017, the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.