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90th birthday of Richard Demarco

We’re delighted to be celebrating the 90th birthday of Richard Demarco – a leading figure in the cultural life of the nation.

Published: 09 Jul 2020

Emergency Funds continue to reach Scotland’s creative freelancers

Emergency funds designed to support people working in Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries sectors who are experiencing immediate financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19, are continuing to reach those most in need.

Published: 08 Jul 2020

UK Government announces £1.57bn cultural, arts and heritage investment

Read our statement on the announcement.

Published: 06 Jul 2020

Lifeline support for Performing Arts Venues

A targeted £10 million fund to support Scotland’s performing arts venues has been announced by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Published: 03 Jul 2020

Scottish Talent Awarded with Turner Bursaries

Tate Britain has announced the ten artists who will each receive one-off £10,000 bursaries in place of this year’s Turner Prize, which includes three Scottish artists and organisations.

Published: 02 Jul 2020

Scotland's creative community adapting work during COVID-19

Projects across Scotland have received a total of £1.6million from The National Lottery through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund.

Published: 30 Jun 2020

New Funds enable Scotland’s young people to access music-making activities during COVID-19 pandemic

Young people across Scotland are set to access a wide range of music making activities and opportunities thanks to £1.3m funding through Creative Scotland with backing from the Scottish Government’s Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 19 Jun 2020

Submissions open for 2021 New Writers Awards

Scottish Book Trust has opened for applications for 2021 New Writers Awards.

Published: 11 Jun 2020

Tailormade coaching support for Scotland’s creatives

A new collaboration with Crowdfunder offers Scotland's creatives expert coaching and match funding for their crowdfunding campaigns.

Published: 28 May 2020

Audience intention research to be commissioned

New research is being commissioned to seek to answer an overarching research question: When and how will the economic recovery of creative sectors in Scotland take place?

Published: 27 May 2020