Creative Scotland Research

Review of Fair Work in the creative and cultural sectors in Scotland

Published: 13 Sep 2022

Creative Scotland commissioned Culture Radar to consider Fair Work, leadership, workforce, and skills development across the Creative and Cultural sectors. This work reviews the current status, with baseline findings from which further work and research can develop. 

Arts and Cultural Assets Research Report

Published: 06 Jul 2022

British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland have launched a new report about Scotland's creative sector, revealing the story of Scotland’s cultural standing within the country and on the international stage.

COVID-19 Population Survey: Wave 4

Published: 07 Apr 2022

Read the findings of the fourth wave of our COVID-19 Population Survey research.

Arts and Health Mapping

Published: 08 Feb 2022

We commissioned a study to understand the scale and scope of the current involvement of professional artists working in the area of health and wellbeing. We wanted to know more about this as well as the role we can play in supporting their activity, as well as those who may wish to develop their skills in this area.

Selling Platforms for Art, Craft and Design in Scotland: A Report

Published: 05 Jul 2021

The Selling Platforms Report for Visual Arts, Craft and Design in Scotland was commissioned by Creative Scotland in 2019 and gives an important insight into the experience of people working in the sector in a variety of roles, from the maker to the seller.

COVID-19 Population Survey: Wave 3

Published: 23 Jun 2021

This report sets out the findings of the third wave of our COVID-19 Population Survey research, with fieldwork undertaken between the 7th and 17th May 2021.

Exploring the post-pandemic landscape of Scottish Literary Festivals

Published: 03 Mar 2021

This engaging and comprehensive report from freelance Programmer and Interviewer, Lee Randall, captures the significant shift to digital bookish activity in Scotland and further afield as 2020’s lockdown of Festival season stretched on.

COVID-19 Scottish Creative Sectors Survey

Published: 24 Feb 2021

This report provides a summary of our survey of the Scottish creative sectors that asked about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020 and ongoing challenges for 2021.

Platforms for Creative Excellence Programme Evaluation Report

Published: 29 Jan 2021

This interim report reflects what happened in the first year of the PlaCE programme and before the COVID-19 pandemic.