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National Projects

Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is a week-long nationwide focus project on books, reading and writing.

Creative Place Awards 2015

The Creative Place Awards were established to celebrate and recognise the hard work and imagination that contribute to the rich cultural life of a community, as well as its social and economic well-being.

Get Scotland Dancing

Get Scotland Dancing aims to encourage more people in Scotland to get active and participate in dance.

Glasgow 2014

With almost 2000 events taking place across the country, the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme was a national celebration, providing opportunities for the whole of Scotland to get involved in Glasgow’s hosting of the XX Commonwealth Games.

Time to Shine - National Youth Arts Strategy

Published on 8 November 2013, Scotland's first National Youth Arts Strategy (Time to Shine) sets out a vision and key recommendations to enable Scotland’s children and young people to flourish and achieve, in and through the arts and creativity.

Own Art

Own Art has operated in Scotland since 2008 and makes a strong contribution to Scotland’s fragile visual arts infrastructure. The scheme supports galleries in both the public and private sector, helping to make contemporary visual art more accessible in Scotland.

Year of Natural Scotland

Scotland is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and unique natural heritage. The Year of Natural Scotland in 2013 highlighted our great natural assets and celebrate our reputation as a land of outstanding beauty.

Scottish Film Talent Network

Funded by BFI and Creative Scotland, the Scottish Film Talent Network (SFTN) will discover, nurture and progress new and emerging filmmaking talent across Scotland.