We connect and champion Scotland's contemporary art community

Contemporary visual art has the power to transform lives and open minds, and we need it now more than ever

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Help your loved ones #UnwrapArt this festive season

Unwrap Art is SCAN’s annual campaign to encourage Christmas shoppers around the country to buy gifts from its talented members, which include the country’s leading galleries, individual artists, shops, workshops and websites.

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SCAN’s membership represents the many and diverse aspects of contemporary art in Scotland from the grassroots to national institutions.

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Our projects champion the contribution that art and artists make to society and develop the knowledge and skills of those working in the contemporary visual arts in Scotland. We support innovation, equality, best practice and critical thinking.

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