News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
We are excited to announce that our conference will take place in Edinburgh on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 September 2014. It will be held in at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, who have partnered with us in support of the event.
February has come and gone in a flash and we are keeping busy throughout March as we continue shaping our exhibitions and activities for the coming months.
Jo's round up of her Parisian Learning Journey with Scottish Development International, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Emergents and Anne Ritchie.
We are looking for venues that want to work with us on the new Meet Your Maker 2014 programme - an all year round celebration of craft across Scotland.
We are excited to announce the dates for the Craft Scotland Summer Shows in 2014. As well as returning to Edinburgh in August to build on the success of last year's show, we will be exhibiting work in London in June.
We are delighted to announce our participation at SOFA Chicago 2014 and welcome applications from makers who are interested in exhibiting their work at the show.
What a year it has been for Craft Scotland… we are all looking forward to a well-earned break over the festive season, allowing us to relax (a bit!), following everything that has been achieved this year.
On 04 December 2013 Craft Scotland hosted an event at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh to introduce makers to representatives from the tourism sector.
This month we look back at a successful SOFA Chicago showcase, whilst working away on our plans for 2014.
Read Jo's blog on Craft Scotland's trip to 'the Windy City' earlier in the month.
Our annual conference was held in Dundee in October and provided the opportunity for makers, curators and craft enthusiasts to come together over two very inspiring days. The feedback and comments from delegates were extremely positive and this was also reflected in the responses to our survey.
Craft Scotland has returned from a successful trip to this year’s SOFA Chicago exhibition which took place earlier in the month.
Craft Scotland's briefing on 'How to work with the travel trade' took place in Edinburgh on 13 November 2013 and gave makers an opportunity to explore Craft Tourism as well as network and share ideas.
Read interviews, watch films and find out more about the sixteen makers represented in the 2013 Craft Scotland showcase for the SOFA Chicago exhibition (31 October to 03 November).
Julia's roundup of the Craft Scotland Conference which took place on 05/06 October 2013 at the University of Dundee.
Laura writes her last blog post for Craft Scotland, after four years with the organisation.
As autumn gets underway we are busy preparing for the Craft Scotland Conference which takes place on 05/06 October in Dundee. We also welcome new team members and look ahead at SOFA Chicago.
With just under a week left to book tickets at the special early bird rate for the Craft Scotland conference, now is the time to sign up for this inspiring two day event in Dundee.
On 07 and 08 September, visitors to Touched By Scotland can meet jewellery maker Gabrielle Reith and textile maker Sam Goates as they go behind the scenes of their craft for Meet Your Maker.
On Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September you can Meet Your Maker at St Andrews Museum, and see behind the scenes with Butter Wynd Pottery and textile maker Julia Complin.