Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Scottish silversmith Grant McCaig is amongst the silversmiths featured in the Goldsmiths' Company's spring exhibition Silver with a pinch of Salt, open in London from 30 March to 25 April 2009.
Our Objects, an exhibition of international ceramics linked by a regard and defiance for tradition, can be seen at Glasgow School of Art from 7 March to 10 April 2009.
Awaken, an exhibition at Glasgow School of Art, open until 28 February 2009, showcases new work by staff inspired by their new archive and collections centre.
An exhibition of work from the Jean Muir collection, Jean Muir: A Fashion Icon, is open until 15 March 2009 at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
Spirit of Air, Inscriptions, an exhibition of new work by Lizzie Farey at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries from 7 March to 18 April 2009, explores air drawing in willow.
The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh presents an exhibition of new tapestry by Jo Barker open from 7 to 31 January 2009.
The exhibition 'Re-creation: artists and the animal kingdom', presented by Fife Contemporary Art & Craft, opens at St Andrews Museum from 17 January to 8 March 2009.
An exhibition of fabrics from the Henry Moore Foundation, Henry Moore Textiles, is open at the Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh until 31 January 2009.
Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen is one of six partners undertaking the most comprehensive international survey on education and training related to design and the creative industries.
The theme of Homecoming in the form of an advent calendar is explored in Precious Cargo, an exhibition at Inverness Museum and Gallery from 1 December 2008 to 3 January 2009.
An exhibition of work by artists inspired by North Lands Creative Glass, Northern Lights, is being held to raise funds for the centre, in association with Browns Gallery in Tain from 21 November 2008 to early January 2009.
An exhibition of new ceramics by Catherine Bell and Lisa Clark is on at the Town House in Hamilton from 2 to 19 December 2008
An exhibition of contemporary metalwork, 9 Create, is on at the Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh from 3 to 24 December 2008 in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Edinburgh Assay Office.
Twenty five year old Scottish designer, Johanna Basford, has won the Wildcard category in the 4Talent Awards run annually by Channel 4 to find the UK's most exciting young creatives.
A Passion for Painting Pattern: The Textile Designs of Raymond Honeyman is on at the Collins Gallery in Glasgow from 29 November to 20 December 2008.
The top award in the first annual VICE magazine Creative 30 competition, which aimed to find and celebrate thirty of Britain's most promising young creative people, has been won by Scottish milliner William Chambers.
Graduates from Glasgow School of Art, Edinburgh College of Art and Duncan of Jordanstone from 2002, 2003 and 2004 are invited to take part in a UK study to inform future generations of students.
Craft Scotland has been selected to present work by eleven Scottish artists at Collect: the International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects at the Saatchi Gallery in London from 15 to 17 May 2009.
Seven makers respond in different ways to the theme of touch for the first Jerwood Contemporary Makers Exhibition which is on at the Dovecot in Edinburgh from 14 November 2008 to 31 January 2009.
Gifted, the annual exhibition of gift ideas showcasing 24 Scottish makers opens at the National Museum of Scotland this month and runs from 7 November 2008 to 11 January 2009.