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Get into Summer: Supporting children and young people’s wellbeing

Children and young people most impacted by Covid will be supported by £20 million to create opportunities to socialise, play and reconnect this summer.

Published: 10 Jun 2021

Further emergency funding for Culture Organisations and Performing Arts Venues

Today, Thursday 10 June 2021, Creative Scotland announces details of £25m additional emergency funds to help cultural organisations and venues address the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published: 09 Jun 2021

Scotland’s first hip hop and grime conference unveils full programme and opens call for artists to perform at live showcase

The full programme is unveiled today for HANG (Hip-Hop Aimed Networking with Grime), Scotland's first ever hip hop and grime conference presented by the Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) in partnership with Creative Scotland.

Published: 08 Jun 2021

One month until the unveiling of the new Fruitmarket and opening of a major new exhibition by Karla Black

Following a £4.3m redesign, expansion and refurbishment and a two year wait, Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket will reopen its doors on 7 July 2021.

Published: 08 Jun 2021

Culture Collective - a network of community-rooted creative projects - announces its Programme Lead Team

Today, the Culture Collective - a network of community-rooted creative projects funded by Creative Scotland - announces its Programme Lead Team. The team, headed by Kathryn Welch, will connect, support and champion a network of 26 participatory creative projects across Scotland over the coming 18 months.

Published: 08 Jun 2021

Innovative Art for Public Engagement on the Climate Crisis

MASTS, Blue Action and Creative Informatics have announced the two selected artists for the Ocean ARTic artist-in-residency exploring marine climate data.

Published: 04 Jun 2021

‘Climate Beacons’ to link creativity and climate change across Scotland for COP26

More than 30 environmental, cultural and heritage organisations are coming together in regions across Scotland to inspire public engagement and positive action in the run up to and beyond the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference, taking place in Glasgow this November.

Published: 03 Jun 2021

Further emergency support for culture

Read our statement on the £25m additional emergency funding to help cultural organisations, announced by the Scottish Government.

Published: 02 Jun 2021

​Edinburgh International Festival Announces 2021 Programme

Edinburgh International Festival, the world’s leading performing arts festival, pioneers the return of live performance in Scotland from 7 – 29 August with a diverse programme of UK and international artists.

Published: 02 Jun 2021

160 Creative opportunities for Young People across the country

160 projects across the country have been supported, enabling hundreds of children and young people to take part in arts projects, thanks to £690,000 Youth Arts Fund funding from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland.

Published: 31 May 2021