Join us for the 5,944 Miles Share Events

5,944 miles is the distance, as the crow flies, from Bangkok to Edinburgh. It is the distance Pat and Kom of 141 Social Enterprise were due to travel in spring […]

Mexican Residency with Hojalata Master Inspires Collaborative New Objects

Clare Waddle, AAS Member and part of design duo Yellow Broom lighting and product design, reflects upon her residency in Mexico with artisan Fabian Pacheco, master of the art of Hojalata, […]

A Capsule of Hope for a New Way of Living

Collaboration can be transformative and in Meet Make Collaborate, an AAS touring exhibition at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery of new works by Scottish makers with their counterparts in Mexico, […]

Identity Explored in Meet Make Collaborate Exhibition

Craft and identity is one of the themes investigated in Meet Make Collaborate, a touring exhibition of new works by makers participating in one of three AAS international collaborations, currently […]

Filming Craft

Photographer and filmmaker Simon Mills, who will be running a workshop Film Making – capturing your process with video for AAS Members on 27 May 2021, considers the synergy between […]

Meet Make Collaborate Exhibition Opening April

We are delighted to announce that, with the lifting of covid restrictions, the rescheduled Meet Make Collaborate exhibition will now be opening at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Inverness on […]

The Power of Mentoring

Carol Sinclair gives an insight into mentoring and the benefits it can bring to both the mentee and mentor. Once you have experienced mentoring the chances are you will be […]

Being a Maker & Tiny Pots in Lockdown: Voices of Makers #12

Tiny hand thrown pots came to represent the emotional journey of lockdown for ceramicist Fran Marquis while she experimented with new glazes, Instagram, threw for the NHS and rethought her […]

A Hammer, Smiling & Craft: Voices of Makers #11

While questioning the meaning of craft and where she goes from here artist Lar MacGregor finds a strength in making which sustains her creativity. Our Voices of Makers blog is a space […]