Our projects.

ACAVA has developed and delivered innovative educational and community projects since the 1970s. In 1984 it was registered as an educational charity to enable artists to engage their creativity and skills for the benefit of people of all ages, and within the statutory system, community groups and those drawn together at ACAVA studios.

Projects aim to promote individual expression and the recogition of and respect for cultural diversity, to develop visual skills in relation to curricula and beyond, and to provide work experience.

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Artspace
1994 
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Artspace provides projects for people experiencing mental health and substance misuse problems. The project is run by a team of artists in close collaboration with healthcare professionals. We seek to provide appropriate workshops for different...
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Art for Wellbeing Everyday
2018 
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Our new 2018 Art for Wellbeing programme provides the opportunity for local people to work with professional artists to learn a range of visual arts skills.   Each new skill will be taught over 4 or 6 sessions at our Blechynden St Studio in W10...
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Flourish
10 Jun 2017 
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Starting in Spring 2017, Flourish is an on-going programme of school holiday arts workshops for local families with primary school aged children.  Programmed and managed by Lisa Nash, Flourish welcomes families back into Acava's Maxilla...
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Art Therapy for Adults in North Kensington
1 Sep 2017 
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Free drop in group Art Therapy sessions for adults, all welcome. Download the flyer.   Every Tuesday
6-8pm, 12 sep to 19 dec 2017   Every Wednesday
10am-12pm, 13 sep to 20 dec 2017   Saturdays
11am-3pm, 16 sep, 7 oct, 28 oct, 4 nov,...
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Enfield Making History, Women at Work: Then and Now
2017 
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ACAVA has received £7,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a pioneering project, ‘Enfield Making History, Women at Work: Then and Now’ in The Meridian Water redevelopment area of Enfield. Made possible by money raised by...
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