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Art is Back! Edinburgh Art Festival returns 29 July to 29 August 2021

Following the cancellation of the 2020 festival and an exceptionally challenging period for the creative sector, we are delighted to confirm that Edinburgh Art Festival will return from 29 July to 29 August this year.

Published: 14 May 2021

BBC Culture in Quarantine Commissions

Two artists from Scotland are among twelve D/deaf, neurodivergent and disabled professional artists from across the UK to have been commissioned to produce new film and audio works for BBC platforms this summer.

Published: 13 May 2021

Orcadian creative sought for Scots Scriever role

Applications are now open for the Orkney Scriever residency hosted by the National Library of Scotland.

Published: 05 May 2021

Edinburgh Tradfest goes online for 2021

Edinburgh Tradfest is set to return this year with an exciting online programme running from 30 April -10 May 2021, thanks to continued support from Creative Scotland’s open funding programme and the William Grant Foundation.

Published: 30 Apr 2021

Glasgow International announces details of 2021 programme

Glasgow International, one of the UK’s largest and most influential visual arts festivals, has announced details of its ninth edition, which will take place across the city from 11 – 27 June 2021.

Published: 30 Apr 2021

Microgrants to support artists in North Ayrshire

The North Ayrshire Place Partnership announced its Microgrants Programme available to artists living and working in North Ayrshire to develop their creative practice.

Published: 30 Apr 2021

Aye Write announces its full cast of authors for the digital book festival in May

The Aye Write book festival has announced its full programme of online events featuring 140 authors from Scotland and around the world, over two weekends in May.

Published: 29 Apr 2021

Galleries and studios across Scotland are ready to welcome visitors after lockdown

From the Pier Arts Centre in Orkney to CAMPLE LINE Gallery in Dumfries and Galloway all over the country this spring and summer, Scotland’s art galleries, studios, contemporary art venues and production workshops are opening up.

Published: 26 Apr 2021

The Fruitmarket announces new plans for reopening

The Fruitmarket, Edinburgh, UK, have announced plans for summer 2021, when the gallery will reopen with its existing galleries refreshed and expanded into a large adjacent warehouse in a £4.3m capital development.

Published: 22 Apr 2021

Children’s Festival launches its 2021 hybrid programme

Following months of planning (and re-planning), the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival has announced its 2021 hybrid programme of online and outdoor theatre and dance for young people.

Published: 21 Apr 2021