Past Events:

    • Common People Competition
      Competition in collaboration with Common People  Get ready for the festival season at OVADA with a chance to win two VIP tickets to Common People festival! The festival returns to Oxford’s South Park on May Bank Holiday weekend (27 – 28 May 2017) . Drop-in to OVADA between 2-5pm on Saturday 20 May 2017 to take part in a free workshop to produce ...
    • DisPLACED WorkshopDisPLACED Workshop
      Saturday 20 May 2017, 2-5pm Join artist Alissa McCreary and Contemporary Arts Research Unit to make unique figurines to contribute towards an installation which will be exhibited at P21 Gallery later this year. Continue reading →
    • Education Open AfternoonEducation Open Afternoon
      Our next Education Open Afternoon will take place from 2-5pm on Saturday 1 April. Come and meet our Class Tutors and chat about what Courses and Workshops might suit you or suggest new Classes that you would like to see at OVADA. You are welcome to bring along a portfolio if you would like to discuss ...
    • ‘DIRECTORS CUT’ Events'DIRECTORS CUT' Events
      Saturday 22 April 2017 1pm: Exploring Artist-led Initiatives Join us for a presentation by Kevin Hunt who will discuss his involvement and research into a wide range of artist-led initiatives. Kevin is an artist based in Liverpool and is a former director of The Royal Standard, concurrently working on a number of artist-led curatorial projects alongside his practice as a sculptor. ...
    • Hurst Street Press presents…Hurst Street Press presents...
      Launch Event: Saturday 26 November 2016, 7-10pm Exhibition: Sunday 27 November 2016, 11am-4pm On 26 November, OVADA studio-holders Hurst Street Press will be hosting a launch party for the second edition of IRIS. Intended as both a celebration of their contributors’ talents and a chance for readers to engage in discussion and debate, the launch will feature live music, ...