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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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Cultural Cities Enquiry report

We welcome this report of the Cultural Cities Enquiry and its focus on how strategic investment in culture can drive inclusive growth in cities. It demonstrates how more support for culture will realise major gains for the UK's economy and urban populations.

5 February 2019

Hospitalfield Angus Place Partnership announced

Creative Scotland, Angus Council, Angus Alive and Hospitalfield are pleased to announce details of a place partnership that will support a programme of activity in Angus.

6 December 2018

Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA) Evaluation

An evaluation of the Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards, a small funding and development programme for visual artists and craft makers, managed locally by partners in local authority areas.

25 July 2018

Deveron Projects - taking big ideas for a long walk

We caught up with Deveron Projects director Claudia Zeiske about their recent Slow Marathon - an annual event which expands upon a theme from their curated programme and literally "takes it for a walk", alongside talks, films, food and discussion.

17 May 2018

We're rolling... new life for the Screen Machine

The Screen Machine is rolling again after undergoing a major refit of the vehicle, which has added a minimum of six more years to its operational life. We went along to the opening screening in Brodick, Arran to find out more.

6 June 2017

Look Again Festival asks Aberdonians to see the Granite City through fresh eyes

Look Again Visual Art & Design Festival is a celebration of contemporary visual art and design, showcasing both local and internationally acclaimed talent in Aberdeen. Aiming to challenge the way people see the Granite City, we found out more from Associate Director Hilary Nicoll.

13 April 2017

Creativity thrives in Dundee with new Place Partnership

The Dundee Place Partnership supports a series of initiatives and ambitious projects to encourage creativity in communities across Dundee and further strengthen the development of the arts, screen and creative industries in the city.

30 March 2016

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

Burgh Hall refurb to reinvigorate Dunoon

The redevelopment of a historic 19th Century hall into a vibrant cultural centre is intended to stimulate wider regeneration in the coastal town of Dunoon.

10 December 2015

Glasgow hub tackles gap in youth arts provision

Glasgow Youth Arts Hub was established by Glasgow Connected Arts Network and partners to provide organisations and young people with a central point for learning, signposting and engagement in the city and beyond.

10 December 2015

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Arts Infopoint UK

Arts Infopoint UK is a pilot initiative to support the arts sector with free information on practical issues relating to artist mobility.

22 January 2021

COVID19-Audience-Report-Wave-2-Summary.pdf

Download the Summary report in PDF format

14 January 2021

RFO-Comms-27-Nov-2020.pdf

Communication issued to Creative Scotland's Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) on 27 November 2020.

13 January 2021

November 2020

This edition features Creative Scotland commissioned research on audience intentions and the latest Covid-19 research, including UNESCO’S policy guide for a resilient creative sector, and a systematic literature review of studies surrounding singing and brass, woodwind and bagpipe playing.

7 January 2021

BiodiversityReport_CreativeScotland_Level3.pdf

This Biodiversity Report outlines the steps Creative Scotland is taking to incorporate biodiversity measures into our wider policies, plans and strategies. In PDF format.

16 December 2020

Creative-Scotland-December-Update-for-CTEEA.pdf

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

16 December 2020

Performing Arts Self-isolation Exemption Scotland

Travelling or returning to Scotland for work as a performing arts professional during COVID-19: Scottish Government Self-isolation Exemptions Guidance.

16 December 2020