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...
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...
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:...
children, maxilla, workshop
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
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
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...
acava studios spode works
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
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...
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
20th March 2017
The Griffin Gallery International Residency Programme is an exciting opportunity for emerging artists in painting and drawing. It is designed to give the winning artists an introduction to the exciting contemporary art scene in London. The month long trip includes use of a studio above the Griffin...
work opportunities
8th February 2017
Hadleigh Old Fire Station: 85 Years of Community and Place is a project that examines the history of the building over time whilst thinking creatively about its future.  Discover the research behind the project as well as the stories and artworks generated by our resident artists at the...
HOFS, projects
31st January 2017
The Venture Photography Programme presents Phonebooks 2, a project with Paula Roush, Saturday mornings 10.30am–2.30pm from 25 Feb to 1 April 2017. 
Make your own photobook addressing time, place and memory through walking and photographing.    The project is free to attend and open...
kensigton, photography, workshop
12th January 2017
Actionspace and Acava are thrilled to be launching a new Young People's Project at ACAVA Studios, Barham Park in Brent. The project will be for young people with learning disabilities in Brent looking to take part in visual arts activities and is free for Brent residents aged 16-30yrs. We are...
projects, workshops, young people
9th January 2017
ACAVA have recently acquired five new live/work studios in the award-winning Honeypot Lane development in Kingsbury, Brent.  The accommodation comprises a double bedroom, bathroom and open plan kitchen / living room with balcony, and a separate double height 340 sq ft studio with adjoining...
brent, live/work, opportunities, studios
20th December 2016
ACAVA is delighted to announce two new projects for 2017. Building on the success of St Charles: Art for Wellbeing NHS West London Clinical Commissioning Group have asked ACAVA to work with local people, over 50, living in the south of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Queens Park and...
chelsea, kensigton, mosaics, screen printing, workshop, workshops
16th December 2016
ACAVA has received Arts Council England funding through Merton Arts Space to match professional artists with local groups from the Wimbledon area. We have funding to work with four different artists, each matched to a community group or organisation, over a six week period from February 21st 2017...
call out, projects, work opportunities
9th November 2016
Nicola Winstanley has been selected by Acava and AirSpace to carry out a 3 month residency at Acava Studios Spode Works. Her residency focuses on the impact of the new studios on the town of Stoke and the value of creative labour in a changing city.  The residency will conclude with an...
acava studios spode works, residency
2nd November 2016
Juan Junca and Building BloQs are taking up residency in the window of the New London Architecture's Building Centre on Store Street off Tottenham Court Road for the next two weeks as part of #WRK_LDN.   #WRK_LDN explores the changing nature of work and workspaces in London with part of...
exhibition, meridian works, residency
2nd November 2016
‘The Secret Postcard Show 2016’ displayed the work of over 80 artists at ACAVA’s Gatehouse Arts over the month of October 2016.   An auction featuring all works in the show will take place at The Gibberd Gallery this Friday 4 November with the proceeds reverting towards two...
24th October 2016
Please join us for the grand finale of this year’s Open Studios as dozens of artists at Limehouse Studios open their doors to the public. Reception: Friday 4 Nov 6–9pm Studios Open: Weekend 5/6 Nov 12–6pm   Towcester Road  E3 3ND Tube: Bromley-by-Bow DLR: Devons Road Bus...
limehouse, open studios