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Over £1.6m National Lottery funds reach creative projects

Read about the 82 projects and research and development initiatives sharing in over £1.6million of National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 28 Oct 2020

Winners annoonced for the Scots Language Awards 2020

Ower the weekend o 23rd an 24th October, the 2020 Scots Language Awards, wir celebatit online wi a gaitherin o kenspeckle fowk fae aa the airts includin comic Janey Godley.

Published: 27 Oct 2020

SAY Award designed by architect and designer Rekha Barry revealed

For the second year running the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award have collaborated with Local Heroes to commission an exciting design talent to create a trophy for the prestigious music prize.

Published: 22 Oct 2020

Publication of Funding Guidance for Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers

Eligibility Criteria for the Scottish Government’s £5m Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers through Creative Scotland has been published today and are available to access.

Published: 22 Oct 2020

Edinburgh Tradfest announces its new 'spotlight' season

Edinburgh Tradfest’s new Spotlight season kicks off with four new video concerts released online.

Published: 21 Oct 2020

Arts organisations act to broaden diversity

Five Scottish arts organisations are to host year-long paid creative fellowships designed to broaden socio-economic diversity in the arts as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme.

Published: 20 Oct 2020

Delivery Partners confirmed for Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers

Five organisations have been confirmed as partners to assist Creative Scotland in the delivery of the Scottish Government’s £5million Creative Practitioners Hardship Fund.

Published: 15 Oct 2020

Edinburgh Art Festival announce Platform: 2020 exhibition

Edinburgh Art Festival announce full details of this year’s Platform exhibition, the festival’s annual showcase supporting artists in the early stages of their careers to make and present new work.

Published: 08 Oct 2020

Scottish Government Emergency Funds Update

A further status update on the Scottish Government’s emergency funds for creativity and culture being delivered through Creative Scotland.

Published: 08 Oct 2020

Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards open for applications

Applications are now open for bursaries of up to £750 of National Lottery funding, through Creative Scotland’s Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA) programme.

Published: 07 Oct 2020