My Life in Art art competition for 5–16 years old

14th August 2020

The competition ACAVA's alumni Frederick Phillips and Pat Phillips are organising an art competition for children aged between 5 and 16 years old called ‘My Life in Art’. Children are invited to enter an artwork which shares their feelings about life in Staffordshire during the past four months....

Young Photographers Alumni

10th August 2020

As we launch the callout for a new Young Photographer we look back at the work developed by the programme's alumni who, after completing their menteeship, have been commissioned by local organisations for other professional work. You can visit Jason Garcia's Instagram profile here and website for...

Could you be our next Young Photographer?

10th August 2020

Image by Jason Garcia, former Young Photographer   We are looking for young people living in North Kensington for a paid part time work placement with ACAVA to learn photography alongside professional photographer Zute Lightfoot.  You will come away from the project with a full body of work for...

ACAVA awarded Mayor of London’s emergency support funding

20th July 2020

We are thrilled to announce that ACAVA is amongst 82 creative studios in London awarded funding by the Mayor of London’s Creative Workspace Resilience Fund and the Creative Land Trust, designed to help studios who are suffering the most from the near shut-down of the culture and creative industries...

Maxilla Men's Shed Reopens in July

8th July 2020

We are delighted to be reopening Maxilla Men’s Shed on Tuesday 14th July.   We have been working very hard to redesign and implement new ways of operating to keep us all safe. We have carried out a detailed Shed Risk Assessment, Covid-19 Policy, Protocol and Procedure strategies and in addition we...