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Delivery Partners confirmed for Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers

Five organisations have been confirmed as partners to assist Creative Scotland in the delivery of the Scottish Government’s £5million Creative Practitioners Hardship Fund.

Published: 15 Oct 2020

Edinburgh Art Festival announce Platform: 2020 exhibition

Edinburgh Art Festival announce full details of this year’s Platform exhibition, the festival’s annual showcase supporting artists in the early stages of their careers to make and present new work.

Published: 08 Oct 2020

Scottish Government Emergency Funds Update

A further status update on the Scottish Government’s emergency funds for creativity and culture being delivered through Creative Scotland.

Published: 08 Oct 2020

Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards open for applications

Applications are now open for bursaries of up to £750 of National Lottery funding, through Creative Scotland’s Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA) programme.

Published: 07 Oct 2020

2021 Bookbug Picture Book Prize Shortlist Announced

Scottish Book Trust, the national charity transforming lives through reading and writing, has today announced the shortlist for the 2021 Bookbug Picture Book Prize.

Published: 06 Oct 2020

Nominees annoonced for the Scots Language Awards 2020

This year, acause o the COVID emergency, Hands Up For Trad an Creative Scotland will celebrate the Scots Leid Awards online wi a weekend dedicatit tae braw Scots music an cultur.

Published: 06 Oct 2020

FOTAM 2020: Redefining Value in the Art Market

Can the art world be reconfigured beyond the privileged few? Voices from across the art world set to come together to explore new futures for the art market.

Published: 06 Oct 2020

StAnza plans to ‘Make it New’ as it launches innovative digital festival for 2021

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival is using National Poetry Day to launch its innovative digital festival for 2021.

Published: 02 Oct 2020

Scottish Government Emergency Funds Update

Read our latest status update on the Scottish Government’s emergency funds for creativity and culture being delivered through Creative Scotland.

Published: 01 Oct 2020

Over £2.8m for Creative Freelancers and Organisations

Thanks to National Lottery players and a Scottish Government funding boost of £3.5million, a total of over £1.68million has reached creative freelancers and organisations between May and August 2020 through our Open Fund: Sustaining Creative Development.

Published: 30 Sep 2020