Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS)
Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland was set up in 2012 to represent Traditional Arts in Scotland.
TRACS brings together the , the and the to provide a common platform and collective voice for Scotland’s rich cultural heritage, and to improve the knowledge, practice, development and advocacy of traditional arts in a contemporary world, making them more accessible to all.
TRACS is CREATIVE
• Encouraging collaboration across traditional art forms & languages
• Holistic, inclusive & welcoming inspired by tradition to innovate & develop
TRACS is ORGANISATIONAL
• Sharing core resources to ensure effective communication & promotion for Traditional Arts activities
• Showcasing collective assets of artists, festivals and local traditions for cultural and economic benefit
TRACS is DEVELOPMENTAL
• Lobbying for more support for Traditional Arts
• Building partnerships with arts organisations, education authorities and local authorities