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Picture Hooks scheme draws together Scotland's emerging illustrators

Picture Hooks is a development programme set up to support and encourage new and emerging illustrators, offering training, mentoring and events.

Connecting Scotland's makers with Make Works directory of manufacturers

Make Works was founded by Fi Scott to try and help connect Scotland's makers, manufacturers, technicians, craftspeople and factory owners.

Creativity thrives in Dundee with new Place Partnership

The Dundee Place Partnership supports a series of initiatives and ambitious projects to encourage creativity in communities across Dundee and further strengthen the development of the arts, screen and creative industries in the city.

Weaving a little magic at Dovecot Studios

Housed in a former Victorian Swimming Baths in central Edinburgh, Dovecot Studios is an internationally recognised centre which promotes and showcases contemporary tapestry, weaving and textile art, as well as playing a key development and learning role in the public understanding of the art form.

On an art pilgrimage from Aberdeenshire to Venice

From the small town of Huntly in Aberdeenshire to the shimmering passageways of Venice, artist Anthony Schrag embarked on a pilgrimage in 2015 to explore the importance of one of the world’s most prestigious visual arts festivals, the Venice Biennale.

Lady Macbeth reimagined for Deaf audiences

Solar Bear’s co-production with Company Chordelia of Lady Macbeth: Unsex Me Here was a unique production in many ways - working with both D/deaf and hearing performers, seamlessly weaving British Sign Language into the choreography of the dance/theatre piece, it aimed to allow D/deaf audience members to have a similar (...)

How Dennis and Debbie are tackling digital-art-phobia

2015/16 was a transformational year for The Dennis and Debbie Club - the Glasgow-based duo of digital artists Dennis R. and Debbie M who work with open-source software, creating CGI animations, video installations and virtual reality (VR) apps.

Glasgow Tramway hosts prestigious Turner Prize

The Turner Prize came to Scotland for the first time in 2015 – with the work of the shortlisted artists shown at Glasgow’s Tramway from September 2015 to January 2016.

Glasgow Women's Library: Truly a national treasure

We catch up with Glasgow Women's Library's Katie Reid to find out more about the organisation and what they've got lined up for 2016, including their new 'irregular evening' Herland.

Claire Dow on the Clore Fellowship

The Clore Fellowship is a programme of leadership development for people across the cultural sector. Applications to the 2016/17 Fellowships are open until February 12 2016. We hear from Clore Fellow Claire Dow on why you should apply.