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Scottish artists supported through Unlimited arts commissioning programme

Eight exceptional Scottish disabled artists and companies are among 34 across the UK receiving over £715,000 in funding from Unlimited to develop their work.

Published: 30 Mar 2021

‘Climate Beacons’ to bring together culture and green sectors for COP26

Applications are now open for partnerships made up of Scotland-based organisations across the cultural and environmental sectors to apply to take part in Climate Beacons for COP26.

Published: 29 Mar 2021

Arbroath 2020+1 programme revealed as Scotland’s first socially distanced summer festival celebrates heritage, community and world class arts

The programme for the rescheduled Arbroath Festival has been revealed as Scotland’s historic coastal town looks to the future using culture to connect communities.

Published: 29 Mar 2021

Arts & Business Scotland supports Scotland’s Culture & Business sectors in wake of Covid-19 pandemic

Arts & Business Scotland has announced the launch of a new funding strand that brings together the creativity of the culture sector (which comprises arts, heritage and creative organisations) with the business acumen of those in business and the public sector, to support all sectors in their recovery and renewal (...)

Published: 26 Mar 2021

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