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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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

Away with the Birds

Away with the Birds gave a unique insight into Gaelic song exploring the close relationship between bird, human and ecology on the Isle of Canna.

10 December 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

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

Just Enterprise

Just Enterprise supports the enterprising third sector in Scotland.Supported by the Scottish Government, Just Enterprise assists social enterprises who show the greatest potential to grow and develop sustainably - that could be in terms of income, employment or contracts secured.

24 March 2014

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Managing Risk

Managing risk is an important part of any project or programme of activity. We want to help you deliver your project or activity successfully, and as all activity involves risk, we want to help you manage the risks you take.

29 July 2021

Creative-Scotland-Annual-Plan-2021-22.pdf

Download the 2021-22 Annual Plan in PDF format.

6 July 2021

Annual Plan 2021-22

We produce an Annual Plan each year, which sets out our budgets, our priority areas of work and explains the work we will deliver over the course of the next 12 months to support the arts, screen and creative industries

6 July 2021

Selling-Platforms-Research-Report.pdf

Download the Selling Platforms report in PDF format.

5 July 2021

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

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.

5 July 2021

EDIOutcomes2021-22Final.pdf

Download the 2021/22 Equalities Outcomes in PDF format.

29 June 2021

June 2021

This edition features the latest wave of audience intentions research commissioned by Creative Scotland, a report on the post-pandemic landscape of Scottish Literary Festivals plus other COVID-19 impact related reports.

29 June 2021

NYAGG_Report_ONLINE.pdf

Culture and Connection examines how young people across Scotland can shape their creative future. It's based on findings from the National Youth Arts Advisory Group, and a national survey of young people, conducted by Young Scot.

25 June 2021

COVID-19 Population Survey: Wave 3

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.

23 June 2021

Creative-Scotland-COVID-19-Population-Survey-Wave-3-FINAL.pdf

Download the summary report in PDF format

23 June 2021