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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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Dancing diggers with SURGE and Motionhouse

What happens when you combine an internationally acclaimed outdoor dance company, ten physical performance practitioners and three choreographed JCB diggers?

30 March 2016

Glasgow Tramway hosts prestigious Turner Prize

The Turner Prize came to Scotland for the first time in 2015 – with the work of the shortlisted artists shown at Glasgow’s Tramway from September 2015 to January 2016.

31 January 2016

Supporting Sunset Song

The long-awaited adaptation of the classic novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, was developed and produced with support from Creative Scotland’s Film and Television funding programme.

11 December 2015

Musical experimentation with Alternative Currents

We take a look at how AC Projects delivered inventive events like Counterflows and Techtonics, presenting work from the experimental end of the modern music spectrum.

9 December 2015

GENERATION charts 25 years of contemporary Scottish art

100 artists across 60 venues and spanning 25 years of work. Generation traced the remarkable development of Scotland as a centre of contemporary arts excellence.

9 December 2015

Scottish Album of the Year Awards 2014

In 2014 the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award was entering its third year having quickly established itself as the nation’s most credible and ambitious celebration of contemporary music.

9 December 2015

A focus on diversity at Glasgow 2014

A focus on diversity was a key priority during the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme. We look at the programme of work by diverse artists that was felt to be both high quality, and of real significance.

9 December 2015

Kathryn Joseph's debut album scoops Scottish Album of the Year

Kathryn Joseph's 2015 Scottish Album of the Year Award saw her go some way toward overcoming the various obstacles between herself and belated but much-deserved recognition.

17 June 2015

Annual Plan 2014-15

The Annual Plan for 2014-15 details our activities for the year, budgets and performance measures. It also explains how we will deliver our work to support the ambitions and priorities set out earlier this year in Creative Scotland’s 10-year shared plan, Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition.

11 June 2014

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POST-PANDEMIC-LANDSCAPE-OF-SCOTTISH-LITERARY-FESTIVALS.pdf

Download the report in PDF format

16 March 2021

Creative-Scotland-CTEEA-update-February-2021.pdf

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

5 March 2021

Approved-Board-Minutes-26-November.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 26 November 2020 in PDF format.

4 March 2021

2021

View and download Creative Scotland board minutes from 2021.

3 March 2021

Approved-Board-note-14-January-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 14 January 2021 in PDF format.

3 March 2021

Exploring the post-pandemic landscape of Scottish Literary Festivals

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.

3 March 2021

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

February 2021

This first edition of 2021 features a summary of findings from our recent COVID-19 Scottish Creative Sectors Survey, research on the Economic Value of Culture and a report on artist working conditions, and the latest research from the Screen sector.

1 March 2021

COVID-19-Sector-Survey-final.pdf

Download the Summary Report in PDF format

25 February 2021

COVID-19-Sector-Survey-narrative.pdf

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25 February 2021