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A 40% cut in funding over a decade, with 19% of cuts made in the past year: arts groups call for government action on the crisis facing Aberdeen’s arts sector.
There are calls for the government to consider exempting all Scottish residents from the proposed levy, which would be collected by accommodation providers.
By working in partnership and refusing to patronise audiences, Lyth Arts Centre in Caithness has attracted record numbers, says Charlotte Mountford.
Grassroots music campaigners are celebrating amendments that place responsibility for managing noise issues on developers rather than venues.
Last-minute interventions by senior figures “ultimately served to undermine the integrity of the RFO process”, staff told an independent review.
Art in Action is calling on politicians to “think differently about art” and place it at the heart of their decision-making.
Are we losing the art of conversation? Tom Pow explains how a project in Scotland is using the arts to stimulate communication.
An inquiry led by members of the Scottish Parliament will examine public and private sources of revenues for artists and focus on how funding should be distributed to create a sustainable future for the sector.
Scotland’s Culture and Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said local authorities will not be able to impose a levy on overnight visitors until 2021 at the earliest.
Ministers have been warned that plans for a new Governmental culture champion have been met with ‘mixed’ reaction from the sector.
The increase has been attributed to a 2m growth in tourist visits in one year.
Once forced to migrate through lack of opportunities, artists in the Scottish Highlands are now coming together to experiment and collaborate in the region's first creative hub, writes Audrey Carlin.
The budget allocation for 'Creative Scotland and other arts' includes £10m for Screen Scotland and a £6.6m boost for the regularly funded portfolio to compensate for reduced lottery income.
What motivates businesses to support the arts? David Watt explores the main reasons beyond 'doing the right thing'.
The programme will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships.
As well as being a studio space for independent dancers and choreographers, Glasgow's The Work Room is also an empowering artist-led support network, says Anita Clark.
Creative Scotland has announced details of a new Touring Fund offering organisations outside its Regular Funding portfolio the chance to make and tour new work.
15 employees will be affected by the closure of Culture Republic, following the loss of its annual funding from Creative Scotland.
Two new reports say that the festivals also generate international recognition for Scotland’s arts scene and provide new opportunities for Scottish creatives.
A draft of the first Scottish culture strategy to be produced in a decade reveals plans for a new cultural leadership post within Government and new ways of funding the arts.