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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Face to Face Expressive Arts During COVID-19

Eight case studies profiling face to face work with children and young people in schools and communities. The report was commissioned by the Arts in Education Recovery Group.

3 March 2021

CashBack-for-Creativity-Year-2-Evaluation.pdf

Download the report in PDF format

8 December 2020

CashBack for Creativity: Year 2 Evaluation Report

An evaluation of Year 2 of CashBack for Creativity, which offers young people across Scotland the opportunity to engage in creative and cultural activity.

8 December 2020

CashBack for Creativity: Year 3 and Summative Evaluation Report

An evaluation of Year 3 of CashBack for Creativity, which offers young people across Scotland the opportunity to engage in creative and cultural activity.

8 December 2020

A Creative Decade; Measuring the Impact of CashBack for Creativity

This Media Education report explores the challenges of evaluating long-term impact, highlighting effective evaluation carried out by Cashback-funded organisations, and offering important considerations for funders and youth arts providers.

8 December 2020

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Report 2020

This is our first report on our work in relation to the UNCRC, looking at where we are now and what areas need more work to make sure we’re doing the best job we can to uphold children’s rights within our remit.

20 November 2020

What it's like to work as part of the NYAAG

Hannah Poyner from Inverness talks to us about her experience of being a member of NYAAG - the National Youth Arts Advisory Group.

3 December 2018

How Creative Traineeships are helping young people to 'get a foot in the door'

In February 2018, we announced nine year-long full time traineeships for young people aged between 16-24, which were developed to help young people progress a career in the arts, screen and creative industries. We caught up with a handful of trainees to find out how they're getting on.

17 September 2018

Saving the world (...ish) at Chrysalis Youth Theatre Festival

We speak to writer and director Nicholas Barton-Wines, whose production "How to Save the World...ish" will feature at the Chrysalis Youth Theatre Festival from Friday 17 November.

13 November 2017

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

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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