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From Inverleith House to Climate House

Emma Nicolson, Head of Creative Programmes at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, talks about Climate House and the new strategy, By Leaves We Survive.

18 September 2020

Author Helen Sedgwick on her writing career and the Open Fund

Video: Through support from the Open Fund, author Helen Sedgwick embarks on a new literary challenge, drawing inspiration from her physics background.

15 September 2020

Safeguarding Online Practices: Indepen-dance

Part three of our series on safeguarding online practices focuses on Indepen-dance. Indepen-dance is an award winning inclusive dance company for disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy, express, and fulfil their potential through dance.

27 August 2020

Finding the rhythm through COVID-19 - Intercultural Youth Scotland

Intercultural Youth Scotland is a youth led charity providing services for Young Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) Scots.

4 August 2020

Making Music with Dunedin Consort: Helping children access music online

Dunedin Consort tell us about their new online series, Making Music with Dunedin Consort; a new online series designed to help children access music during lockdown.

4 August 2020

Artists bring new perspectives to the life and work of Edwin Morgan

It's Edwin Morgan's centenary this year, and the Edwin Morgan Trust is celebrating the poet and LGBTQ+ activist with a programme of activity that invites artists to bring new and diverse perspectives to his life and work.

18 July 2020

Grampian Hospitals Art Trust on COVID

Sally Thomson, Director of Grampian Hospitals Art Trust, gives us her thoughts and memories from COVID in Arts and Health.

3 July 2020

Glass Meet the Future 2020

North Lands Creative's Director Karen Phillips takes us behind the scenes of Glass Meet the Future Film Festival.

29 June 2020

Five tips on live streaming from Chamber Music Scotland

If you want to make your music live stream a success, look no further than these five tips and helpful insights from Chamber Music Scotland.

24 June 2020

An introduction to the Open Fund

Find out about our 'Introduction to the Open Fund' online events from one of the presenters Amanda Catto, and our Events Officer Lynsey McLeod.

24 June 2020

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Iain Munro writes on the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement and Creative Scotland’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

16 June 2020

Dreaming Big Dreams: Children's Literature in Scotland

Mairi Kidd is Head of Literature, Languages and Publishing at Creative Scotland. Here she talks about the landscape of children's literature in Scotland.

10 January 2020

How the SoundPlay Dome encourages exploration and experimentation through music

With support from Creative Scotland's See Learn Share Fund, Ellie Turner shares her experience of learning more about the Soundplay Dome. Ellie is a designer of interactive materials and objects.

23 July 2019

Playing politics in Scotland: The potential of theatre to involve people in the decisions that affect their lives

How can theatre empower people to have their say? With the help of Creative Scotland’s See Learn Share Fund, Active Inquiry’s Artistic Director Gavin Crichton explores how participatory theatre can enable people to have a deeper say in the decisions that affect their lives.

18 July 2019

Digital technology and dance: Does motion capture offer an alternative to film?

With support from the See Learn Share fund, Julia McGhee and Fraser MacDonald have begun a new collaboration together and carried out the background work for a six month proof of concept project called Perception Experiments, which aims to use motion capture technology to map the movement qualities of young people who have learning and physical disabilities.

5 July 2019

Helping regularly funded organisations tackle climate change

From double glazing and thermal curtains to smarter travel and forming Green Teams, this guest post by Creative Carbon Scotland explores some of the ways in which the 121 organisations in our Regular Funding Network 2018-21 are working to reduce their carbon footprints.

31 January 2019

Martin O'Connor: Change anything that makes it better to play

Theatre maker and participatory artist Martin O'Connor reflects on ideas of risk and play inspired by the latest Creative Learning event from Creative Scotland. Tassos Stevens from Coney invites to play a series of games that asks us to question our own sense of playfulness, participation and rule-making.

28 January 2019

Imaginate's Paul Fitzpatrick: How IPAY put the spotlight on Scotland's work for young audiences

Imaginate's Chief Executive Paul Fitzpatrick reflects on the power of the Scottish presence at IPAY 2019 - the International Performing Arts for Youth showcase event in Philadelphia.

25 January 2019

Help us investigate radical approaches to childcare for creatives

We're inviting representatives from the arts and creative industries in Scotland to join us on a fully-funded research trip to Birmingham in April 2019 to explore innovative solutions to flexible childcare.

18 January 2019

Power in culture and the arts part two: Martin O’Connor reflects on new approaches in shifting the power balances

In November, our Creative Learning team hosted a professional development event in Perth, with Henrietta Imoreh and Liz Moreton from Battersea Arts Centre, who discussed how shifting power could have a profound effect on participants and organisations. Martin O'Connor reflects on the event.

7 January 2019