Government support for self-employed workers

30th March 2020

Dear artists, The UK government has announced a new scheme to safeguard self-employed workers following the COVID-19 pandemic. This support will come into effect in June 2020 and can be backdated to 1 March 2020. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme will allow you to...

Arts Council England announces £20 million support package for individuals working in the cultural sector

25th March 2020

Date: 24.03.20 In these troubled times, Arts Council is making £20 million available to individuals working in the cultural sector, including artists, creative practitioners and freelancers. Individuals who are eligible will be able to apply for grants up to £2,500 providing you have a track...

ACAVA Coronavirus Statement

17th March 2020

31 March 2020 Our FAQs page has been updated to include information relevant to the current situation: https://www.acava.org/faqs 17 March 2020 In light of the coronavirus pandemic, we are focused on protecting the wellbeing of our communities: artists, studio holders, programme participants and...

Open Sessions: Grenfell Memorial Community Mosaic

5th March 2020

* Update 17 March 2020: These sessions have been suspended *   Come along and help create the 9th leaf for the community mosaic artwork at the base of Grenfell Tower. The workshops are open to all and are taking place at ACAVA 54 Blechynden St W10 on the following dates: Monday 16th March 10....

Celebration: The Map is not the Land

5th March 2020

Local residents have been working with artist Teresa Paiva to create a new artwork for the Maxilla railings along Maxilla Walk W10. The mural features cutouts of North Kensington ward maps, reimagined by the contributors. Come along to the project celebration at Maxilla Studios on Friday 13th...