Voices of Makers #4

Weaver and AAS Member James Donald describes adapting to a new reality which brought fresh routines, anxiety and gratefulness, and how an idle thought to alleviate boredom led to the creation of over 85 mood boards now inspiring others ...

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. Drawing on our conversations with ...

Voices of Makers #3

This week jeweller and AAS Member Jo Garner reflects on how she is coping emotionally and the ways her feelings and patterns of life have altered during the past month. Our Voices of Makers blog is a space to share experiences, ...

Voices of Makers #2

Our Voices of Makers blog is a space to share experiences, information and ideas to support and inspire each other and is part of our Rethinking our Rhythms programme. Please tell us your stories & tips – get in touch via ...

AAS Friday Zoom Coffee Mornings for Members

AAS Zoom Coffee Morning10:30-11:30, last Friday of every month As part of our #RethinkingourRhythms programme, we’d like to invite AAS Members to connect with other makers on the last Friday of every month at our Zoom Coffee ...

Voices of Makers #1

Carol Sinclair, AAS Chair and ceramicist, introduces our new ‘Voices of Makers’ blog, part of the Rethinking our Rhythms programme, and shares her feelings. Rethinking your rhythms is something we are all doing right now ...

Sharing the Voices of Makers: Tell Us Your Experiences

‘We are makers and what we’re feeling is the same as our Members’Carol Sinclair, Chair, AAS To create our new Revising our Rhythms newsletter we began by asking our Board to share their individual experiences and talk about what they ...

AAS Launches Support for Makers with new ‘Rethinking our Rhythms’ Programme

We have all felt overwhelmed at some stage over the past few weeks due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting constant and dramatic changes in our lives and concerns over the health and wellbeing of family and friends. We really ...

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 later this year or into ...