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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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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

Download the Summary narrative in PDF format

25 February 2021