Studios. Creativity. Community.

Who we are

We have been running artist studios and pioneering community arts programmes for 50 years.

Latest news​

We run free programmes co-created with communities

Join in creative programmes including family workshops, skills training for young people, professional development and an open-access makerspace


We provide studios for over 400 creative practitioners

Join our creative community at one of 18 studios in London, Essex and Stoke-on-Trent

Resources for creative practitioners

Open calls, funding, professional development, and space hire

Could you help ACAVA bring creativity to more people?

As a charity, we need your support to deliver creative programmes with transformational outcomes. Can you help?

Subscribe to our newsletter