Press Releases

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1. Alberta Whittle, Lagareh – The Last Born, (film still – single channel video), 2022, Photographer Matthew Arthur Williams, © Alberta Whittle. Courtesy the artist, Scotland Venice, and Forma

UK Premiere and Scottish cinema tour for Alberta Whittle’s new film Lagareh – The Last Born

Scotland+Venice and LUX Scotland, with support from Art Fund, are delighted to announce the UK Premiere and Scottish cinema tour of Alberta Whittle’s new film, Lagareh – The Last Born, at venues across Scotland between September 2022 and March 2023.


Women in business & folklore focus of new storytelling work

88 creative projects receive over £1.9m in latest round of  Creative Scotland’s Open Fund

Two in a Barrel by Sarah Rose Graber. Photo credit - Andy Catlin

Traditional cultures and environmental issues feature in the latest round of theatre and dance tours

Issued under strict embargo for publication on 00:01 Thursday 28 July 2022.

Ten theatre and dance productions have received nearly £1m National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland’s Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance


Gavin Wallace Fellowship 2022 - funding for organisations to host writing residency

Application deadline: Friday 12 August 2022.

Reinventing the Bicycle

Freewheeling Summer Fun

 58 creative projects receive over £1,368,000 in latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund 

Turn The Tables

Creating Inclusion

46 groups and individuals receive over £535,200

MKastell Glimpsing Air Pockets 1 Christina Liddell dancing amongst the plants, Dress Rehearsal, Dance Base, Edinburgh. Photography Mona Kastell - Copy

Leading the way in sustainable practice for the Performing Arts

58 creative projects receive over £920,000 in latest round of  Creative Scotland’s Open Fund  

Executive Directors

Creative Scotland appoints two senior roles

For immediate release, 2pm, Tuesday 24 May 2022

Following an open recruitment process, Creative Scotland is pleased to announce the appointments of Anne Langley as Executive Director of Operations and Dana MacLeod as Executive Director of Arts, Communities, and Inclusion.

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£54million in Emergency Funding distributed in early 2022

Creative Scotland today, publishes details of more than 6,200 awards to cultural and creative organisations and freelancers across Scotland who have received a total of £54 million in emergency COVID-19 funds from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland, in the first few months of 2022. 

PR Gloo Like a Huge Scotland image by Mark Cousins 2

Mark Cousins pulls focus with ambitious new artwork

117 creative projects receive total of £2.7 million in latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund  


Creative Scotland announces new Climate Emergency commitments

Today, to coincide with Earth Day, 22 April 2022, Creative Scotland publishes its bold new Climate Emergency and Sustainability Plan.

Strawboys by Rob Heaslip. Credit - Amy Sinead Photography (2)

New Funds for Touring Theatre and Dance

New funds are available for Scottish based artists, companies, producers and venues for touring live theatre and dance work from the Spring of 2023.