Call for AAS International Project Leads

Applied Arts Scotland International Projects Are you curious to know more about making practices in developing parts of the world? Are you a maker with creative business experience you are willing to share? Are you keen to develop your ...

Funding for Craft Consultation – Have Your Say

The Scottish Parliament is currently seeking opinions as part of an inquiry into the future of funding for the creative sector in Scotland, spanning the work of large arts organisations through to solo practitioners. At Applied Arts ...

An Insight into Works at Collect 2019

Collect 2019: The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design took place in London’s Saatchi Gallery last month. As an insight into the works and makers presented at this event we asked AAS board member Stefanie Cheong and AAS ...

Residency Exchange of Skills between Scotland and Chile

As part of the British Council Crafting Futures programme AAS is able to nominate makers for other projects, and through this Scottish furniture designer Isabelle Moore was offered the exciting opportunity of participating in a ...

AAS & XpoNorth Critical Feedback Sessions

One of the hardest things a maker has to experience is getting feedback on their work. It is something we want to fuel our creative development, but all to often we are very nervous about receiving it. With a view to making this easier ...

Event: Inspiring Innovative Sustainable Materials

Inspiring Innovative Sustainable Materials An Applied Arts Scotland event in association with Interface. 28 February 2019, 1-4 pm, Dundee Contemporary Arts, 158 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DU A session to inform and inspire new ways of ...

Exclusive National Museums Collection Tours for AAS Members

In 2019 there is an exciting opportunity for AAS Members to discover more about the National Museums Collections. There will be three highlighter tours of National Museums Collection Centre in Granton, Edinburgh with Sarah Rothwell, ...

Inspiring AAS Projects Supporting Makers Shine at AGM

“Is there anything else we could do? What’s missing?” asked AAS chair Carol Sinclair at the recent AAS Annual General Meeting, and after her whirlwind review of current AAS projects and future plans it was not surprising there were no ...

Success in the Making

Everyone has their own thoughts on what is success and as an organisation run ‘by makers for makers’ we decided to carry out research to find out what makers consider as success. Existing research on makers primarily focuses on ...

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