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Learning from the success of the Big Noise programme will be key to the future of social interventions in Scotland, say researchers.
A new report finds that growing numbers of museum and gallery attenders are contributing nearly £900m to the Scottish economy, but organisations are staffed primarily by volunteers.
Cultural organisations and arts practitioners are calling on public and private sector funders and service providers to take action to support a series of ambitions for the city.
Roberta Doyle explains why Scotland’s theatre company ‘without walls’ tours the highlands and islands of Scotland.
The Scottish Government’s youth arts strategy aims to increase engagement in the arts as well as tackle inequality. Fiona Hyslop outlines how it has evolved.
Almost three-quarters of adults in Scotland attended a cultural event or place in the last year, but a quarter feel “culture and the arts are not really for people like me”.
The number of arts organisations in receipt of three-year funding is to more than double, as the funding body responds to the sector’s concerns.
For its role supporting artists across Scotland, Wasps Studios has been named Scottish Social Enterprise of the Year.
Raising the profile of professional performances taking place at some of Scotland’s more remote locations is a key aim of a new marketing push.
Suzi Simpson tells how this summer’s Refugee Week Scotland celebrated the successful integration of refugees with music, dance, films and feasts.
Restoration of the house and garden that inspired ‘Peter Pan’ will provide a new home for children’s literature in Scotland.
Festival-going is on the increase, though cinema and reading for pleasure are still the most popular forms of cultural engagement.
For readers in the rest of the UK, Christine Hamilton reflects on how the Scottish arts world has responded to the independence referendum.
New large capital awards are put on hold during 2014/15 as Creative Scotland develops its new funding model.
A ten-year plan and a new approach to funding aim to demonstrate more support for arts organisations and provide greater clarity about its role and remit.
Scotland’s museums sector has taken an innovative approach to overcoming financial challenges, according to Joanne Orr.
AmbITion Scotland’s Make:IT:Happen fund aims to help Scotland’s cultural sector become digitally fitter. Ashley Smith-Hammond discusses its approach and some early results.