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The winner will have a three month residency with the International Studio and Curatorial Programme in Brooklyn


The winner of the 2016 International Travel Bursary for Visual Art - supported by British Council Scotland - was announced at a ceremony in Edinburgh on 11th August.


The Arts in Public Places Awards replace our long running Arts and Crafts in Architecture Awards and for the first time feature an award for temporary work.


Ten Scottish women from the fields of the arts, culture, politics, activism, law and science have been honoured and inducted into the esteemed Saltire Society ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ community at a special event in Glasgow today.


The 2016 Publisher of the Year Awards are now open, and as part of the Saltire Society's 80th anniversary celebrations, we are delighted announce two new initiatives for this year.


Scotland’s First Online Literary Festival. 24-26 June 2016.

The Saltire Society 80th Celebration

Join us as we celebrate 80 years of inspiration, celebration and provocation.

In 1936 a group of people came together in small flat in Glasgow.  They feared that Scotland’s cultural gas was at a peep, that the achievements of the past were unrecognised, great traditions were being lost and contemporary arts lacked vitality. They did something about it. They formed a the Saltire Society who, for 80 years has promoted, presented, published, agitated and debated and in doing so helped create the conditions for today’s thriving and confident creative Scotland.

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