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Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on cultural participation

Creative Scotland today publishes the findings from independent research looking at public attitudes to cultural participation and attendance in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published: 13 Jan 2021

Deveron Projects shortlisted for £100,000 civic arts award

Deveron Projects is one of 10 organisations to make the shortlist for The Award for Civic Arts Organisations.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Celtic Connections Marks One Week to Go with Programme Announcement

The Celtic Connections online festival will begin one week today. Across 19 days, the festival will present over 30 online performances between Friday 15th January and Tuesday 2nd February 2021.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

DigitalBoost launches £10 million grant scheme

Businesses across Scotland are set to benefit from vital support, following the launch of a new £10 million DigitalBoost Development Grant by Business Gateway and The Scottish Government.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Funding supports Scottish artists to adapt ways of delivering creativity

Two arts funds, delivered by Gaelic arts organisation, Fèisean nan Gàidheal, on behalf of Creative Scotland, launched in September and have so far supported projects with £36,925.50 in funding, with a notable increase in applications for online projects.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

SCAN appoints Moira Jeffrey as its new Director 

Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) has announced the appointment of Moira Jeffrey as director of the organisation. 

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Covid-19 update: Scotland in Lockdown

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced from 5 January for the duration of January, a legal requirement to stay at home except for essential purposes. This is similar to the lockdown of March last year.

Published: 05 Jan 2021

Additional funds for grassroots and independent venues

An additional £7.1 million to secure the future of as many grassroots music venues and independent museums as possible has been announced by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Published: 20 Dec 2020

Outspoken Arts Scotland launches artistic and creative learning programme for 2021

Paisley-based arts organisation, Outspoken Arts Scotland (OAS) have spent 2020 fundraising and planning their artistic and creative learning programme for 2021 and beyond. 

Published: 18 Dec 2020

Edinburgh's Hogmanay reveals its main event: Fare Well

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay presents the largest swarm drone show ever seen in the UK, Fare Well.

Published: 17 Dec 2020