Makers Experiment with Reality in Response to COVID-19

Makers and craftspeople typically experience making first-hand through the primary senses of sight, touch and sound. Sharing craft-based experiences at a time of physical distancing is challenging, both for craft […]

Free 6 Month AAS Membership October Offer

Makers accepted for membership of Applied Arts Scotland during October will receive free membership for six months. This offer also applies to existing Members renewing their membership. As a charitable membership organisation […]

Exciting Residencies in China & Chile for Ceramics, Textiles, Fibre, Silver & Millinery

Three new exciting residencies in China and Chile have just been launched by British Council Crafting Futures for makers from Scotland and the UK whose practice includes embroidery, millinery, batik, […]

Proposals Invited from Scottish Makers for British Council Residency in Mexico

The British Council, Applied Arts Scotland and Oax-i-fornia are inviting proposals from Scotland and Mexico-based designers to take part in a residency in Oaxaca, a region in Mexico famous for […]

Invitation to Apply for British Council Residency with Mexican Textile Makers in Scotland

The British Council and Applied Arts Scotland are inviting proposals from Scottish designer/makers to take part in a textiles-focused Crafting Futures residency in Scotland during September 2019 working with Mexican […]

Scottish Makers Invited to Note Interest for Canadian Exchange Programme 2019/20

Applied Arts Scotland (AAS) and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) are delighted to invite Notes of Interest from Scottish makers who would like to participate in Shift […]