Our accessible art studio is based in Hulme, close to Manchester city centre.
The studio is a welcoming, friendly and respectful place, working in painting, illustration, animation, photography, printmaking, ceramics and textiles.
The studio features a dark room, a kiln, printing press, digital photographic and video equipment, and specialist textiles equipment. Artists use iMacs, MacBooks and iPads as well as professional editing software such as Photoshop and AfterEffects.
We explore creative ideas and build artistic skills, which enables artists to identify and develop their own independent, creative practice.
Venture Arts is an award-winning visual arts organisation working with learning disabled artists. Through our studio programmes, exhibitions and collaborative projects, we remove barriers to the arts, we put artists in the lead, we champion neurodiversity and provide pathways for every individual to develop their creative identity.
Venture Arts equips people to succeed as artists, advocates, cultural workers, educators, curators and critics.
Every year the Venture Arts team mentor over 200 artists across a wide range of specialisms. Collaborations and partnerships are integral to what we do. Our studio artists exhibit regionally, nationally and internationally and work is represented in collections worldwide.
Venture Arts, 43 Old Birley Street, Manchester, M15 5RF
+44 0161 232 1223