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Resources

This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

The tabs, tags and search options below should allow you to quickly narrow down your search, alternatively you can browse by category on the left of the page.

Also see our Publication Scheme which sets out the key information that we routinely make available and how to access it.

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Makers take to world stage as Venice hosts first major international craft event

In a significant boost for craft in Scotland, Craft Scotland is delighted to announce the presentation of three of Scotland’s renowned makers in the first ever Best of Europe craft exhibition.

12 September 2018

Collect 2018: Showcasing Scottish design and craft talent

Collect brings together 40 galleries from four continents to showcase some exceptional work from makers, designers and creatives. Now in its 14th year, 2018's event is taking place at London’s Saatchi Gallery from 22 - 25 February, and the programme is packed with Scottish talent, both established and emerging.

22 February 2018

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.

30 March 2017

Craft Scotland at SOFA Chicago

Scottish-based craft makers take part in a Craft Scotland curated programme at SOFA Chicago - a key event for the international collectors market. 

10 December 2015

North Lands conference welcomes international gathering of glassmakers

For nearly 20 years, North Lands Creative Glass has hosted a conference in Caithness, welcoming an international gathering of glass artists and enthusiasts. In 2015, ‘Extreme Glass’ focused on innovation and the importance of making.

30 September 2015

Culture 2014 Programme Guide

An introduction to the events and exhibitions taking place across Scotland during Glasgow 2014.

17 June 2014

Senscot

Senscot builds and services a network to help social entrepreneurs become more effective.

24 March 2014

Visiting Arts

Visiting Arts provide information and advice, create opportunities for artists to make new connections, and provide training for established and emerging cultural professionals.

24 March 2014

Public Art Online

A public art information site which provides guidance and examples of public art practice from around the UK and internationally.

24 March 2014

Creative Arts Business Network

Dedicated support for the creative arts sector in the Scottish Borders

24 March 2014

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Arts Infopoint UK

Arts Infopoint UK is a pilot initiative to support the arts sector with free information on practical issues relating to artist mobility.

22 January 2021

COVID19-Audience-Report-Wave-2-Summary.pdf

Download the Summary report in PDF format

14 January 2021

RFO-Comms-27-Nov-2020.pdf

Communication issued to Creative Scotland's Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) on 27 November 2020.

13 January 2021

November 2020

This edition features Creative Scotland commissioned research on audience intentions and the latest Covid-19 research, including UNESCO’S policy guide for a resilient creative sector, and a systematic literature review of studies surrounding singing and brass, woodwind and bagpipe playing.

7 January 2021

BiodiversityReport_CreativeScotland_Level3.pdf

This Biodiversity Report outlines the steps Creative Scotland is taking to incorporate biodiversity measures into our wider policies, plans and strategies. In PDF format.

16 December 2020

Creative-Scotland-December-Update-for-CTEEA.pdf

The latest update on Creative Scotland's work to support the sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

16 December 2020

Performing Arts Self-isolation Exemption Scotland

Travelling or returning to Scotland for work as a performing arts professional during COVID-19: Scottish Government Self-isolation Exemptions Guidance.

16 December 2020