Current 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.

ACAVA Artists Community-led Heritage Engagement Trail

01 Apr 2021-Ongoing

ACAVA Artists Community-led Heritage Engagement Trail is a project by ACAVA in collaboration with Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Historic England, bringing local artists and community groups together to reflect and amplify the heritage of specific...

Young Photographers

01 Apr 2019-Ongoing

Young Photographers is a menteeship programme for young adults living, working, or with a strong connection to North Kensington. The mentees undergo a six-month work placement documenting the Grenfell Memorial Community Mosaic project, alongside...

Bee Superhighway

01 Jan 2021-Ongoing

Bee Superhighway is a project by RBKC, in partnership with ACAVA and idverde UK, that aims to improve and increase the habitat of pollinators across Kensington and Chelsea. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is one of the most densely...