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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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The Performing Artist's Audience Workbook

The Performing Artist’s Audience Workbook is designed to encourage artists to think more about potential audiences, and explore the value their work brings to those who experience it.

21 February 2020

Starcatchers

Starcatchers is a pioneering organisation that specialises in performances and creativity for babies, toddlers and young children aged 0-5 and their parents and carers in Scotland.

17 May 2016

Creative Place Awards Resources

To help you in pulling your Creative Place Awards application together, we thought it would be useful to signpost you to some relevant information and online resources.

18 November 2014

Time to Shine - Youth Arts Award Index

This document offers a summary of Youth Arts award schemes currently available in Scotland.

26 September 2014

Copyright User

Copyright User gives straightforward explanations of commonly asked copyright questions.

24 June 2014

Artquest

Artquest shares the resources, networks and opportunities you need to develop your visual arts practice.

24 March 2014

NESTA

Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.

24 March 2014

Dance UK

A membership organisation for all dancers, Dance UK is the national voice for the dance profession. It aims to improve the conditions in which dance is created, performed and experienced.

24 March 2014

Scottish Music Centre

Up to the minute info on every aspect of Scotland's music. From traditional to indie, classical, jazz and everything in between.

24 March 2014

Scottish Music Industry Association

The SMIA exists to champion and strengthen Scotland’s music industry, promoting its vibrancy and influence at home and overseas.

24 March 2014

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Mainstreaming-Report-2017-19.pdf

View and download the report in PDF format.

27 October 2020

Arts-in-Education-Recovery-v2.pdf

Download the report on the Arts in Education Recovery Survey in PDF format.

26 October 2020

Arts in Education Recovery Survey

Our Arts in Education survey ran from 3 - 21 August 2020, and sought to provide us with a better understanding of where the arts are well-placed to work with education and learning partners in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

26 October 2020

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

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

15 October 2020

September 2020

This edition features Creative Scotland commissioned research on audience intentions of returning to cultural events and venues, including a Scottish population survey carried out by 56 Degree Insight.

14 October 2020

Approved-note-20-August-2020.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 20 August 2020 in PDF format.

9 October 2020

Approved-Minutes-Board-meeting-09072020.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 9 July 2020 in PDF format.

9 October 2020

Covid-19-Emergency-Funds-Terms-and-Conditions-FINAL.pdf

Download the Terms & Conditions for our COVID-19 Emergency Fund in PDF format. Last updated September 2020.

30 September 2020

After-the-Interval-and-Act-2-Scotland-Report.pdf

View and download the report in PDF format

24 September 2020

After the Interval / Act 2: Scotland Audience Research

Audience views on returning to live cultural events, booking tickets now and in the future, and missing out on events during lockdown.

24 September 2020