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31st October 2017
Rachael Nee was selected as artist in residence for the Heritage Lottery Funded Women at Work: Then and Now project in Enfield. Rachael will be resident at Building BloQ's open-access workshop, with full use of state-of-the art machines. She will research Enfield's women in industry since...
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30th October 2017
“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the mind.” ― Luther Burbank Seven mosaics were created by a group of local people working collaboratively during a thirteen-week project led by artist Emily Fuller. We chose the theme...
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19th October 2017
      Mini Light Sculptures Monday 23rd October 2pm-4pm   with Rachael Nee & Carolina Rodrigues The Flourish workshops begin with making mini light sculptures based on ideas of utopia and wonder.   Working with Maxilla artists Rachael Nee and Carolina Rodrigues,...
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21st September 2017
We’re looking for an artist available one day this week to create a portable ‘Feedback Tree’ to be used at community engagement events in north Kensington around breathing problems post Grenfell. The piece must be ready to be used at an event on 25 September 2017.   Details:...
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4th September 2017
ACAVA and Building BloQs are calling for proposals from a women artist for a residency for a residency as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Women at Work: Then and Now project in Enfield. Artist must show competency with working with machinery within workshop environment.   The selected...
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4th September 2017
ACAVA wins National Lottery support Today, 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 National...
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17th August 2017
Free drop in group Art Therapy sessions for adults, all welcome. 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, 18 nov, 2 dec, 16 dec 2017   Where ACAVA, 54 Blechynden Street, W10 6RJ...
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16th August 2017
Cardboard Citizens is bringing workshops to the North Kensington area at Acava’s Maxilla Studios. Cardboard Citizens is running a series of workshops for the community affected by the Grenfell tragedy, where you get the chance to explore issues that are important to you, using drama, games...
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26th July 2017
The previous series of Flourish: Green Art Maxilla has finished with a great exhibition, however ACAVA has just received funding from the City Bridge Trust to extend the project during the summer holidays, for families in North Kensington affected by the fire. Events will take place at Maxilla...
family, kensigton, workshop
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17th July 2017
We have the second year of our Venture Photography programme starting later this month. Open to anyone over 18 and living in Kensington and Chelsea, these free workshops are facilitated by professional photographers who will guide you through a range of different creative photographic techniques....
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17th July 2017
We have been working with our diverse and creative community for twenty years, providing free and affordable art activities for local people in partnership with the NHS, schools and other local community organisations. We would like to offer art and creative opportunities as our response to help...
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15th June 2017
ACAVA's Blechynden studios and headquarters, 80 yards from the catastrophic Grenfell Tower inferno, is scattered with floating black debris, but undamaged. It is behind the police cordon and we have been unable to enter our building until today, Thursday. Only those working there will be...
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5th June 2017
Doremifasolasido is an annual group residency that invites emerging artists from around the country to Cumbria to forge links between artists and arts organisations working in urban and rural settings. We have selected the artists Josh Bilton and Ana Carolina Rodrigues to participate at this...
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22nd May 2017
Resident artists at Maxilla Studios are running free environmental art workshops for families living in North Kensington. Each week a different theme will be explored in a fun and informal setting.The last week will be a celebration and exhibition of the works made during the project Flourish:...
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5th May 2017
Curator Assistant Art On Show 2017 Arts Service, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea   Description RBKC are looking for two Exhibition Curation Assistants to work with the Arts Service team at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in supporting the Exhibition Curator in all aspects...
volunteering opportunities
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4th May 2017
Doremifasolasido is an annual group residency that invites emerging artists from around the country to Cumbria to forge links between artists and arts organisations working in urban and rural settings. Now in it’s third year, previous residencies have taken place at The Merz Barn, the site of...
callout, residencies, residency, residency opportunities
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3rd April 2017
Artists and makers at ACAVA Studios: Spode Works are gearing up for the Spring with an open day on Sunday 9 April 11am–4pm, highlighting a week of activities to promote the studios as part of Stoke’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021. All welcome! Activities during the week include...
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22nd March 2017
Harlow – Past Futures is an exploration through creative media to showcase Harlow, its past, present and future. The Gatehouse Gallery exhibition is part of the Harlow is 70 celebrations; featuring in the Harlow 70 programme and the annual Harlow Art and Sculpture Trail. This themed...
exhibition opportunities, gatehouse arts
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21st March 2017
The offices of the old Winsor and Newton factory in Harrow are about to reopen as creative workspace. Through a collaboration between Harrow Council, the Greater London Authority, the developer Altomart, and ACAVA, 14 studios and a gallery are nearing completion. Those interested in checking them...
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20th March 2017
Artists are invited to submit proposals for new or existing works to be exhibited in the Harlow Art and Sculpture Trail. Work can be in any medium including ceramics, collage, drawing, film, installation, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, stained glass or textiles. Date of Art Trail...
callout, exhibition opportunities, open call
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