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.

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...

Young Artists

01 Dec 2020-Ongoing

ACAVA’s Young Artists is a weekly term-time programme for 7 to 11 years old in North Kensington delivered over the course of the school year. Each term, a small cohort of young people co-create with a visiting professional artist and explore what...

Resilience in Motion

23 Jan 2021-Ongoing

In partnership with Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service, ACAVA are delivering ‘Resilience in Motion’, a six-week stop motion animation project for families in North Kensington. The programme aims to address, through storytelling, the difficulties...