Anti-Racism Statement

Applied Arts Scotland SCIO (AAS) is an organisation ‘run by makers for makers’ to nurture the creative heart and soul of making practice. We want and need to ensure equality,<a class="read-more" ...

Five Short Instagram Tips

Dwynwen Hopcroft of Loch Ness Knitting shares five short tips to assist those who aim to aspire to do more with their Instagram accounts.  If you’ve been admiring others and<a class="read-more" ...

Finance support for the craft sector in response to the Covid-19 crisis

In partnership with MAKE | Support we are contributing to a programme of resources, advice sessions, commissions and micro-grants to support the craft sector in Scotland during the Covid-19 crisis.<a class="read-more" ...

Postponed: AAS international craft symposium ‘Old Stories: new narratives’

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have postponed our international craft symposium ‘Old stories, new narratives: sustainability, identity and collaboration’ and are making plans for dates in 2021. We are also ...

AAS International Symposium ‘Old stories, new narratives: sustainability, identity and collaboration’, 1- 3 July 2020

AAS International Symposium Please notes the symposium and exhibition have been postponed to 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Old stories, new narratives responds to the following questions: What does<a class="read-more" ...

Discovering Dutch Design Week 2019

Last month, Applied Arts Scotland Advisor Helen Voce and member Beth Farmer travelled to Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands to attend the Creativity World Forum 2019, 21-23 October and Dutch Design<a class="read-more" ...