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Over £1.2m National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects and development

60 projects are sharing in over £1.2 million of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 24 Mar 2021

Scotland's Creative Digital Initiative - Supporting digital innovation within cultural businesses

A new £1 million digital support programme for creative and cultural businesses has launched. The Creative Digital Initiative will help the sector develop digital capabilities in response to the limitations imposed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Published: 23 Mar 2021

Scotland + Venice commission to debut at V&A Dundee 

Award winning Edinburgh based architecture and design practice 7N Architects in partnership with Architecture & Design Scotland, will present their Scotland + Venice commission What if…?/Scotland at V&A Dundee from Saturday 22 May until Sunday 21 November 2021.

Published: 22 Mar 2021

Launch of Crowdfunding Creativity Campaigns

Twenty creative projects across Scotland have launched their worldwide crowdfunding campaigns, thanks to a coaching and match-funding scheme run by Creative Scotland in partnership with Crowdfunder.

Published: 22 Mar 2021

New appointments to the Board of Creative Scotland

The Cabinet Secretary, Fiona Hyslop today announced the appointment of Malath Abbas, Yahya Barry, Duncan Hendry and Carol Main, as Members of the Board of Creative Scotland.

Published: 18 Mar 2021

Creative Scotland response to First Minister's Covid-19 update

We welcome the easing of restrictions announced today by the First Minister, including for galleries and cinemas from 26 April and 17 May respectively.

Published: 16 Mar 2021

Thanks a billion to National Lottery players

Scottish Youth Theatre is among thousands of good causes throughout the UK to share in more than £1 billion awarded by the National Lottery during the last year to support people and projects cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: 09 Mar 2021

One week remaining for Scotland’s Black music creators and industry professionals to apply for Power Up Programme

Apply now for Power Up! Open until 6pm, Wednesday 10 March for Scotland’s Black music creators and industry professionals, a ground-breaking new initiative set up by PRS Foundation with support from Creative Scotland.

Published: 03 Mar 2021

Andrew Black Announced as Recipient of the 2021 Margaret Tait Award

LUX Scotland have announced artist Andrew Black as the twelfth recipient of the £15,000 Margaret Tait Award, Scotland’s most prestigious moving image prize for artists.

Published: 02 Mar 2021

Alan Bett appointed as Head of Literature & Publishing

Following an open recruitment process, Creative Scotland is delighted to announce that Alan Bett has been appointed as the Head of Literature & Publishing.

Published: 26 Feb 2021