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The theme of Homecoming in the form of an advent calendar is explored in Precious Cargo, an exhibition at Inverness Museum and Gallery from 1 December 2008 to 3 January 2009.
An exhibition of work by artists inspired by North Lands Creative Glass, Northern Lights, is being held to raise funds for the centre, in association with Browns Gallery in Tain from 21 November 2008 to early January 2009.
An exhibition of new ceramics by Catherine Bell and Lisa Clark is on at the Town House in Hamilton from 2 to 19 December 2008
An exhibition of contemporary metalwork, 9 Create, is on at the Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh from 3 to 24 December 2008 in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Edinburgh Assay Office.
Twenty five year old Scottish designer, Johanna Basford, has won the Wildcard category in the 4Talent Awards run annually by Channel 4 to find the UK's most exciting young creatives.
A Passion for Painting Pattern: The Textile Designs of Raymond Honeyman is on at the Collins Gallery in Glasgow from 29 November to 20 December 2008.
The top award in the first annual VICE magazine Creative 30 competition, which aimed to find and celebrate thirty of Britain's most promising young creative people, has been won by Scottish milliner William Chambers.