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

Three highlighter tours of National Museums Collection Centre in 2019 with Sarah Rothwell, Curator, Modern & Contemporary Design for AAS Members - limited places so book now!

Inspiring Innovative Sustainable Materials: AAS 2019 event in association with Interface to inform and inspire new ways of approaching material use for makers - limited places, book today!

AAS is delighted to be working with XpoNorth to offer a series of Critical Feedback Sessions in 2019 for makers, craftspeople and designers in the Highlands and Islands. Find out more & book a place!

Missed our AGM?  Don't worry, catch up with the highlights in our summary of the latest news.