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Craft Scotland is incredibly sad to hear the news about Roanne Dods who has passed away after a long illness. Roanne was a dynamic, knowledgeable creative force, and her passing is a great loss to the wider cultural world.
35 maker businesses have been selected for the pre-eminent Hothouse 2017 programme run by the Crafts Council and partners. Discover the full line-up of the Scottish cohort...
With 2017 around the corner, we are delighted to announce our programme for the forthcoming year that runs from April 2017 through until March 2018. Grab your pen and your diary!
Out of the Blue is investing in a new and exciting creative initiative at Out of the Blue Abbeymount Studios in Edinburgh.
Over the past few months, The Living Memory Association (TheLMA) has been exploring craft and making through a craft reminiscence programme called Making Memories. To tie into this, we partnered with TheLMA to deliver a series of Meet Your Maker events in the form of drop-in craft workshops at The Little Shop of Memory in Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal. We caught up with the team from TheLMA to hear about their Meet Your Maker experience, and get the low-down from their makers.
Craft Scotland is thrilled to announce that The Craft Scotland Prize 2016 was awarded to Andrea Walsh for her piece Contained Boxes, currently on show in the Visual Arts Scotland Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy Building in Edinburgh.
Blurring the lines between art and craft, Scottish-Indian artist Jasleen Kaur will have her first solo exhibition The Tending of Something as part of Fife Contemporary Art & Craft (FCA&C) tenth anniversary season.
Architecturally-inspired ceramics, colourful concrete and contemporary Sanquhar - check out our Meet Your Maker film series with James Rigler at Hospitalfield and Jennifer Gray/Andy Campbell at Cove Park. Part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016.
Enjoy the Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion all over again with our short film...
First up in Make Your Own Story, we chat with Choi Keeryong, a glass artist and maker whose artistic practice is influenced by his cross-cultural experience of being a South Korean living in Scotland.
Shop local this Christmas and discover unique handcrafted gifts for all the family. Here's our round-up of 11 Scottish boutiques perfect for Small Business Saturday...
Mhari McMullan, the mastermind behind the Welcome Home store in Glasgow’s CCA, gives us an overview of their first Meet Your Maker event with Soizig Carey.
With the festive season looming, we thought it time to offer up our selection of Christmas craft events. It might still be a little early for bells and mistletoe – but it’s the perfect time to start gathering unique, handcrafted gifts for your Christmas list.
First up in our Handcrafted Christmas blog series is the National Museum of Scotland Gift Collection. To mark the reopening of the new galleries at the National Museum of Scotland, six Scottish makers created brand new ranges inspired by the exhibits.
The Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion at London Design Fair was an exceptional event. Now, you can re-live the experience with our round-up post.
Discover what's happening in the Northern Irish craft sector in this post by Craft Scotland's Director, Fiona Logue. The UK Craft Alliance's biannual gathering was in Northern Ireland and the group visited craft enterprises, studios and Belfast School of Art.
The Craft Scotland board supports the organisation in its missions and aims, discover our new board members and our new Chair...
For this year’s London Design Fair, Melanie Muir decided to set herself a totally new creative and technical challenge...
The Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion, presented by Craft Scotland & Emergents, will launch at London Design Fair on Thursday 22 September 2016.
For 2016, Craft Scotland’s Meet Your Maker project is part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. Working in partnership with Scottish Jewellery Week, we brought craft and innovation - as a Meet Your Maker event - to the inaugural Dundee Design Festival.