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£637k National Lottery cash boost for Scottish communities

A wide range of arts, sports and community projects across Scotland are today celebrating a National Lottery cash boost of £637,778.

Published: 14 Sep 2018

Makers take to world stage as Venice hosts first major international craft event

In a significant boost for craft in Scotland, Craft Scotland is delighted to announce the presentation of three of Scotland’s renowned makers in the first ever Best of Europe craft exhibition.

Published: 12 Sep 2018

V&A Dundee opens to the world

V&A Dundee opens its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018.

Published: 12 Sep 2018

Spotlight on Scotland’s theatre and dance for young people at IPAY 2019

Imaginate, with the support of Creative Scotland, have secured a Country Spotlight at the prestigious International Performing Arts for Youth showcase event in Philadelphia, IPAY 2019.

Published: 11 Sep 2018

Young Fathers win prestigious SAY Award for second time

Young Fathers have been announced as the 2018 winners of Scotland’s national music prize, the Scottish Album of The Year (SAY) Award.

Published: 07 Sep 2018

Over £300k to enable young people to access music-making activities

Young people across Scotland will enjoy access to high-quality music-making opportunities thanks to £300,000 funding from the Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 06 Sep 2018

£790k support for cultural activity across Scotland

£792k of National Lottery cash was awarded last month through our Open Project Fund; supporting 36 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations.

Published: 31 Aug 2018

Rachel Maclean's Make Me Up to premiere at London Film Festival

Artist and Filmmaker Rachel Maclean unveils Make Me Up, which will premiere on 12 October at the prestigious BFI London Film Festival 2018.

Published: 30 Aug 2018

Scottish Album of the Year Shortlist revealed

Scotland’s national music prize, The Scottish Album of The Year (SAY) Award, has just announced which ten enthralling albums have made 2018’s Shortlist.

Published: 24 Aug 2018

£3million fund to boost television production announced

Creative Scotland announces the launch of a new £3 million fund for broadcast content and reveals the new identity for Screen Scotland.

Published: 21 Aug 2018