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.

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...

KAA Visiting Artists Programme

01 Jan 2017-Ongoing

The Visiting Artists Programme at Kensington Aldridge Academy launched in 2017, at a time when the Academy was temporarily re-located as a consequence of the Grenfell Tower fire.  The programme introduces students to professional artists through...

Children working collaboratively on animation project


01 Apr 2020-Ongoing

Find a way to be creative that works for you. #ACAVAathome is a blog where you’ll find content developed by the teams behind Flourish, Artspace Link, Creativity Clinics, the Grenfell Memorial Mosaic and Maxilla Men’s Shed. 

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