News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Need a break from the comedy shows? We've put together a list of fourteen unmissable craft exhibitions and events at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and beyond...
The Scottish Glass Society is raising a glass and celebrating makers and glass lovers for two whole months. Discover more about all their events across Scotland and hear from some makers taking part in their Elemental exhibition.
Applications are now open for Hothouse 7, the Crafts Council’s intensive programme of creative and business development for emerging makers.
Craft Scotland and VAS are thrilled to announce a special showcase that celebrates ceramics at the annual VAS exhibition.
Artist group Look Inside will be hosting a Meet Your Maker event during Aberdeen's inaugural Look Again Festival. Four makers from a variety of disciplines will give a rare, behind-the-scenes look at their craft work, teaching visitors about their inspiration, practices and profession.
Sunday 22 March will see six accomplished makers demonstrate their work at Cambo Estate in Fife. Each maker will showcase their talents and offer visitors the chance to try their hand at a wide variety of craft, including weaving, silk painting, jewellery, ceramics and feltmaking.
Fife Contemporary Art & Craft will host a Meet Your Maker event at St Andrews Museum on Sunday 07 December. The event will offer visitors the chance to look behind the scenes at the work of two practicing ceramicists from different generations, Archie McCall and Dawn Youll.
The National Museum of Scotland will host the first in a series of two Meet Your Maker events on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014. Meet Your Maker is part of Craft Scotland's flagship campaign to bring makers at work to the public, and we are bringing the project to its birthplace in this event with the National Museum of Scotland.
The Scottish Potters Association (SPA) has compiled a new map of potters in Scotland who have studios open to the public.
Visitors to Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill can get a rare behind the scenes look at the practice of ceramicist Bill Brown when Bonhoga host the first of their two Meet Your Maker events for 2014.
Teena Gould offers full day, half day or weekend bespoke workshops in mosaics from her studio in Kilbarchan, twelve miles south-west of Glasgow.
Cyan Clayworks is a specialist working ceramic studio in Edinburgh offering scheduled and bespoke courses for individuals and small groups.
Tantallan Studios are located near North Berwick, East Lothian. Alongside unique holiday accommodation, Tantallon Studios also offer classes in ceramics and design and the adjacent shop is open from 10-4pm daily.
On Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September you can Meet Your Maker at St Andrews Museum, and see behind the scenes with Butter Wynd Pottery and textile maker Julia Complin.
On Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September, Gracefield Arts Centre will hold their Meet Your Maker event with Andrew Adair and Hestan Isle Press from 10.00 to 17.00.
The day before the Craft Scotland Summer Show opens for business, we bring you behind the scenes photographs with Jo Walker and Lucy Roscoe.
Our latest 'behind the scenes' Summer Show update comes from basketmaker Lise Bech and ceramicist Andrew Adair, as they prepare work for the show.
Craft Scotland was invited by Creative Scotland to be part of their presence at VisitScotland expo, held at the SECC Glasgow on 17 and 18 April 2013
Jo blogs about the new VAS Annual Exhibition, which she visited with Fiona last week.
After a short break, our Friday film series continues with a look at Angela Pointon.