Who we are

Applied Arts Scotland is a free membership organisation run by makers for makers giving an authentic, collective and professional voice for the sector and delivering tangible benefits to the professional maker community in Scotland. We nurture the creative heart and soul of making practice, celebrate expertise, and facilitate practical opportunities for creative and professional development.

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Welcome to Applied Arts Scotland's website. Take a look at our Membership Information for information on how to become a member. Check out our Projects pages to find out what we are currently working on. If you would like to receive regular news about Applied Arts Scotland and other craft opportunities, events, news, etc. then sign up for our e-Newsletter.

Latest News

Highlighter tour of contemporary jewellery in National Museums Collection Centre with Sarah Rothwell, Curator, Modern & Contemporary Design on 28 March 2019.  Fully booked, with waiting list

Highlighter tour of contemporary ceramics in National Museums Collection Centre with Sarah Rothwell, Curator, Modern & Contemporary Design on 11 April 2019.  Booking essential, limited places - book now!