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

Creative Arts Business Network

Dedicated support for the creative arts sector in the Scottish Borders

24 March 2014

Business Gateway

Whatever stage your business is at, Business Gateway offer a wide range of professional resources and support. All are designed to help you learn new skills, create opportunities and develop strategies for a sustainable business.

24 March 2014

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise identify and exploit opportunities for Scotland's economic growth by supporting Scottish companies to compete, helping to build globally competitive sectors, attracting new investment and creating a world-class business environment.

24 March 2014

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Arts Infopoint UK Visa Guide

Hosted on the Arts Infopoint website, the AIPUK Visa Guide is for international artists and cultural professionals planning to visit the UK for work purposes, as well as for UK-based organisations and venues planning to host international artists for work purposes.

25 May 2022

Arts Infopoint UK Visa Guide

Visit the Arts Infopoint UK website to download the Arts Infopoint UK Visa Guide, created to help you understand the visa options available when planning a creative visit to the UK for work purposes.

25 May 2022

Signposting: An introduction to making your digital work more BSL inclusive

Solar Bear has created a guide for artists and organisations to create digital work that is accessible to deaf people who use British Sign Language (BSL).

24 May 2022

Part-2-Freelancer.pdf

Download the Illustrated Freelancer's Guide - Easy Read part 2 in .pdf format

18 May 2022

Part-1-Freelancer.pdf

Download the Illustrated Freelancer's Guide - Easy Read part 1 in .pdf format

18 May 2022

Equal-pay-statement-2021.pdf

Download the Equal Pay Statement 2021 in pdf format

6 May 2022

Gender-pay-gap-report-2021.pdf

Download the Gender Pay Gap report in pdf format

6 May 2022

Gender-pay-gap-report-2019.pdf

Download the Gender Pay Gap report in pdf format

6 May 2022

Approved-Minutes-Board-meeting-19-July-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 19 July 2021 in PDF format.

28 April 2022