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Information about crafts in Scotland including research reports, contact lists, advice and strategy documents.
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Reviews of strategies 2002/07 and challenges for the way ahead
The Scottish Arts Council aims to help artists and organisations fulfil their creative and business potential; increase participation in the arts; and place the arts, culture and creativity at the heart of learning. This document provides a brief summary of recent accomplishments and some pointers to the challenges ahead.
Scottish Craft Guilds and Membership Organisations
A list of various Crafts Guilds based throughout Scotland and their main contact details.
Public Art Plan 2009/10
The purpose of the Public Art Plan 2009-10 is to outline the Scottish Arts Council’s plan to develop and support public art during 2009-10.
Future Focus - Developing audiences for Scottish Craft
Future Focus is the outcome of intensive research and consultation by The Audience Business, Glasgow Grows Audience and Hi-Arts for the Scottish Arts Council from 2008-09 to develop an evidence base for strategic decision making in Crafts Audience Development in Scotland. The report includes a draft action plan with recommendations for future activities and initiatives across the sector. The Scottish Arts Council has recently awarded £48,535 to craftscotland Ltd to implement some key strands of activity.
Visual Arts and Crafts Awards in partnership
This information sheet contains details of the Visual Arts and Crafts Awards in partnership with the Scottish Arts Council for 2009/2010. The information is listed under local authority regions of Scotland.
Quick Guide (Crafts)
Aimed at artists, arts organisations, partners and other policy makers, the Quick Guides give a brief snapshot of the current context in each artform and in the areas of audience development and education, where specialist teams work across the organisation. The Quick Guides highlight priorities in crafts, dance, drama, literature, music, visual arts, audience development and arts education. They describe the steps we will take in each area of the arts to ensure we meet our goal.
Crafts Council Services to Makers in Scotland
Information on the Scottish Arts Council’s partnership with the Crafts Council in London, which enables makers and venues in Scotland to benefit from a wide range of Crafts Council activity.
Crafts Audiences in Scotland
The Scottish Arts Council commissioned this two-phased project to gain a further understanding of the motivations and attitudes of the audience for crafts in Scotland. The study aimed to better understand the current and potential audiences for crafts as well as the relationship between craft attendees and craft participants.
How to buy crafts
Craft today is the product of high levels of innovation and creative flair as well as skill and workmanship. It includes very individual, but practical, items such as furniture, tableware and fashion accessories as well as collectors’ pieces for display, all rewarding to own.
Building Bridges: Support for Crafts in Scotland 1993-2003
Highlighting and celebrating some of the best craft projects and craft makers supported by the Scottish Arts Council over a ten year period.
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