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2017 Made in Scotland Showcase Programme Announced

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, today announced the companies and artists selected for the 9th year of Made in Scotland - a curated showcase of music, theatre and dance performed during the 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Published: 24 May 2017

Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award Longlist Unveiled

Twenty outstanding Scottish albums are unveiled as The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award Longlist to a crowd of eager music fans at the O₂ ABC in Glasgow.

Published: 24 May 2017

Edinburgh Art Festival Announces 2017 Commissions Programme: The Making of the Future: Now

Edinburgh Art Festival today announces details of the 2017 Commissions Programme, presenting new publicly-sited works across the city, opening up new spaces for the first time and offering a unique opportunity to experience hidden corners or often overlooked parts of the city.

Published: 24 May 2017

Factory Doors Opened For Dundee Design Festival

The UK’s only UNESCO City of Design opened the second Dundee Design Festival today in an empty factory in the city’s former mill district for a five-day programme of design-themed workshops, talks, film screenings and performances.

Published: 24 May 2017

Scottish filmmaking championed at 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival

In its 70th Anniversary year, Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has unveiled a rich selection of Scottish films, filmmakers and acting talent as part of its 2017 Festival programme, as well as launching inaugural immersive event cinema experience EIFF: Play.

Published: 23 May 2017

Unprecedented Spotlight on Scotland at 2017 Festival Interceltique de Lorient

Fiona Hyslop, The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs tonight (Monday 22 May 2017), launches the Scottish programme at Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Europe’s largest Celtic music festival in Brittany, France,

Published: 22 May 2017

Creative Scotland's support for Music

To coincide with the first day of The Great Escape Festival, we share a short overview of our recent support for music.

Published: 17 May 2017

Scotland + Venice unveils major new film commission

The Scotland + Venice partnership today unveils Spite Your Face, a major new film commission by Edinburgh College of Art educated artist Rachel Maclean for the 57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.

Published: 09 May 2017

Update on Regular Funding - May 2017

Following April's deadline for applications to the Regular Funding Programme for organisations seeking funding over the period April 2018 to March 2021, we provide an update on next steps.

Published: 04 May 2017

Scotland’s first canal artist-in-residence invites public to go ‘gongoozling’

Artist Lesley Banks has captured the spectacular sights of the nation’s inland waterways on canvas as the first exhibition of her work opens on 6 May at the Park Gallery in Falkirk.  

Published: 03 May 2017