Highland Games Across America Through July!

This summer, join your local Scottish community by taking part in Highland Games across America! From the East Coast to the West Coast there are numerous games for you to attend with your family and friends! 

ASF Summer Auction is LIVE

The ASF Summer auction is live with over 30 items to bid on! The Auction will run from June 12th through July 4th

The Kelpies in Bryant Park- A Spotlight on Andy Scott

10 years ago, Sculptor Andy Scott award winning #Kelpie mauetes landed in New York and for a few weeks were in residence at Bryant Park – they looked magnificent on the Fountain Terrace.

Homagany Greeings

Happy Holidays to everyone from the American-Scottish Foundation.

The Coigach Resistance

In 1852 and 1853 an astonishing series of events took place on the Coigach Peninsula in the far North-West Highlands of Scotland. Five attempts by the landowner, the Marchioness of Stafford, to remove and relocate tenants from the land in Coigach were resisted. And what’s more, that resistance was led primarily by women. This is the story of what happened.

Genesis Scottish Open

In attendance at the Genesis Scottish Open this weekend was ASF photographer, Martin Urquhart. Martin sent us some wonderful pictures of his time at the Open.

Highland Games Through June

If you’re in the area at any of these American and Canadian Highland games and Scottish Festivals, come out to support your local Scottish Community!

Scottish Police & Community Choir Joins Us at Tartan Week

Joining us this upcoming New York City Tartan Week is the Scottish Police & Community Choir. Both Friday and Saturday, pre-parade, the choir will perform at Bryant Park’s Fountain Terrace.

Frederick Douglas in Scotland

February is #BlackHistoryMonth in the US, and few Americans have left a greater impact on Scotland than Frederick Douglass, whose work with Black abolitionists in Edinburgh inspired thousands to join the anti-slavery campaign.

THE AMERICAN-SCOTTISH FOUNDATION CELEBRATES ROBERT BURNS IN TRUE SCOTTISH STYLE.

January 20th, the American-Scottish Foundation celebrated their 28th Annual Burns Night Celebration, commemorating Robert Burns, Scotland’s National Bard, through words and music. The evening brought together leading members of the Scottish American community...

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Wallace Awards 2023 Photos

Wallace Awards 2023 Photos

Sharing snap shots of our Wallace Awards 2023, where the American-Scottish Foundation honored Garreth Wood of KidsOR with the Wallace Award and Jamie Douglas-Hamilton with the Young Scot Award. 

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ASF Gifted Historic Piece of Wallace Oak

ASF Gifted Historic Piece of Wallace Oak

At the recent Scottish North American Community Conference in December in Washington, DC, the American-Scottish Foundation was honored to be presented with a historic piece of the Wallace Oak by Hunter Clan Chief Madam Pauline Hunter of Hunterston and of that Ilk.  ...

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ASF 2024 Events

ASF 2024 Events

The American-Scottish Foundation® invites members and friends to join for the 29th Annual Burns Night celebration, held in association with the University Club, New York, on Friday, January 19, 2024 at 7 PM. Learn more here. Start off Tartan Week Weekend with the...

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Master Chef Gary MacLean’s 10 Tips to Survive Christmas

Master Chef Gary MacLean’s 10 Tips to Survive Christmas

My thoughts on home entertaining have changed over the years. I once thought it was all about the food: showcasing skills and providing restaurant-style and quality meals. Which is almost impossible at home. For me now, it’s all about the people. I have learned much more by doing it wrong than doing it right. So here are my tips on how to survive, big food occasions like Christmas and enjoy, entertaining at home.

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The Coigach Resistance

In 1852 and 1853 an astonishing series of events took place on the Coigach Peninsula in the far North-West Highlands of Scotland. Five attempts by the landowner, the Marchioness of Stafford, to remove and relocate tenants from the land in Coigach were resisted. And what’s more, that resistance was led primarily by women. This is the story of what happened.

read more

Genesis Scottish Open

In attendance at the Genesis Scottish Open this weekend was ASF photographer, Martin Urquhart. Martin sent us some wonderful pictures of his time at the Open.

read more

Highland Games Through June

If you’re in the area at any of these American and Canadian Highland games and Scottish Festivals, come out to support your local Scottish Community!

read more

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