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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.
Creative Scotland sets out the themes that will guide its work over the next ten years.
Youth arts projects for the under 25s in Scotland are to receive £5m over the next two years.
Scotland’s Creative Learning Plan has set out a vision for creativity in education over the next 10 years.
A social media-led website which showcases Glasgow’s visual arts scene has taken first place in the Public Sector category at this year’s Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards.
The SCVO has launched a second phase of its Creative Internship scheme.
A survey in Scotland has found that people who engage in culture are more likely to report good health and life satisfaction than those who do not.
Artform reviews will underpin the development of a longer-term plan for 2014-17.