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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September 2021

This edition features the findings from the DCMS Covid-19 Events Research Programme and further Covid-19 impact research, plus the Selling Platforms Report for Visual Arts, Craft and Design in Scotland, commissioned by Creative Scotland and a report that explores digital inclusion in the arts and cultural sectors.

10 September 2021

The-Illustrated-Freelancer-Guide.pdf

Download the Illustrated Freelancer's Guide in PDF format.

6 September 2021

The Illustrated Freelancer's Guide

The Illustrated Freelancer’s Guide is a practical resource for the increasing number of artists, makers, writers and other creatives working freelance in Scotland today.

6 September 2021

Approved-minutes-Board-meeting-20-May-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 20 May 2021 in PDF format.

13 August 2021

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