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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 ...

Role of Sustainability, Identity & Collaboration in the Future of Making

In July our International craft symposium Old stories, new narratives will bring together makers, designers and the craft community to consider sustainability, identity and collaboration in their broadest terms and what they mean for ...

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

AAS International Symposium Old stories, new narratives responds to the following questions: What does it mean to be a maker in a globally connected world? Is craft an antidote for some of the issues regarding sustainability? What ...

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 Week 2019, 24-25 October ...

Make Your Mark on a Manifesto for Craft in Scotland

Calling all makers! Get involved in shaping the future of craft in Scotland by signing up to the MAKE Manifesto and / or taking part in MAKE | HAPPEN, a special one-day workshop. Over the past two years Panel has been working with ...

Creative Scotland Wants to Know – What Funding do you Want?

Creative Scotland is currently reviewing their funding and exploring new ways to support arts and creative activity.  They are doing this through a series of workshops and an online survey both open to individuals and organisations ...