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The pre-eminent representative voice for visual and applied artists in Scotland, and is a vitally needed presence in the cultural and political landscape of the country.

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Scottish Artists Union

Office 231
The Briggait
141 Bridgegate
Glasgow G1 5HZ

t: 0141 559 4999
e: info@sau.org.uk


Cultural Husting Event Video Documentation

Posted: Tuesday, 24th May 2016

Video Documentation of our Cultural Husting Event from 27th April, at Out Of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh is now available to watch at Youtube link Introduced by SAU President Janie Nicoll, chaired by Jim Tough, Saltire Society; with political candidates Fiona Hyslop, Culture Secretary SNP; Claire Baker, Culture Spokesperson, Scottish Labour; Martin Veart, Scottish Liberal Democrats; Zara Kitson: culture spokesperson, Scottish Greens; Calum Martin: candidate for RISE (Scottish Left Alliance); Iain McGill,, Scottish Conservatives.




New Flyer for Artists and Organisations

Posted: Saturday, 30th April 2016

SAU have a new flyer that encourages artists to stand up for their rights and for organisations to be mindful of the need to support artists. Look out for them in your membership renewal packs. If you would like to order copies to distribute where you live or work please email us at info@sau.org.uk


New Flyer



SAU Cultural Hustings Event 2016 7-9pm 27th April, at Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh.

Posted: Thursday, 7th April 2016

SAU Cultural Hustings Event 2016 7-9pm 27th April, at Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh.

For more info and tickets go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sau-cultural-hustings-event-2016-tickets-24272877831