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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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Approved-Minutes-25-March-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 25 March 2021 in PDF format.

1 June 2021

Small-Grants-Logo-Guidelines.pdf

Download the logo guidelines in PDF format.

29 May 2021

Small Grants Scheme

Download the guidelines and logos for all projects supported by the Youth Arts Fund.

28 May 2021

Archive

16 April 2021

Annual Review 2019/20

This report is our Annual Review of Performance covering the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020, as the effects of the pandemic started to be felt by Scotland’s creative sectors.

13 April 2021

Annual-Review-2019_20.pdf

View and download the Annual Review of Performance 2019/20 in PDF format.

13 April 2021

International

Creative Scotland operates in a broader national and international context, working closely with our partners to provide leadership and advocacy for the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland. The fifth of our 10-year Ambitions is ensuring that Scotland is a distinctive creative nation connected to the world.

13 April 2021

Creativity Matters

Underpinning all our work is a strong commitment to the importance of creativity to the lives of the people of Scotland and this is supported through communications activity under the banner of #CreativityMatters.

13 April 2021

Access and Enjoyment

We are committed to increasing the quantity and quality of opportunities for people of all ages to experience and learn from the arts, screen and creative industries, wherever they are in Scotland. The second of our 10-year Ambitions is that everyone can access and enjoy artistic and creative experiences.

13 April 2021

Leadership and Workforce

We work to support the development of sustainable business models in the arts, screen and creative industries and to strengthen the talent and skills needed to develop sustainable careers through sectoral partnerships.

13 April 2021