London Pride Festival

28th March 2012

From 29 March to 1 April Valentines Mansion & Gardens is hosting a Festival of Art & Design, showing works from the Design Museum, St Martins College of Art & Design, The Royal College of Art, Redbridge Museum, and the Tate Gallery. Works from the past 60 years by Howard Hodgkin,...

Essex studios expanding

25th February 2012

Following the success of the studios established by ACAVA in the Essex towns of Harlow and Hadleigh, both are expanding to provide further accommodation for artists. A further 6 studios will be available at each location in the next few weeks.

Sectretary of State visits Hadleigh Studios

10th January 2012

On Monday 9 January, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, visited the studios at the Hadleigh Old Fire Station and restarted the clock. The fire station was opened by ACAVA in June 2011 to provide studios for 16 artists, community offices and a flexible space...

New studios in Battersea

10th December 2011

ACAVA is pleased to announce a new studio development in Battersea, London. Studios at Parkham Street are now available for recent art and design graduates, those on post-graduate courses and artists seeking inexpensive workspace for a relatively limited period. The building is part of a former...

Gatehouse opens at the Gibberd

12th November 2011

Jeremy Lucas, Essex Cabinet Member for Environment and Culture, opened an exhibition on 10th November at the Gibberd Gallery in Harlow of the work of artists based at Gatehouse Arts. Nineteen artists occupying the studios which were set up eighteen months ago exhibited a dazzling range of work.