Acme was founded by artists, for artists, in 1972. We support the development and production of art by reducing the practical challenges that artists face, increasing their ability to take creative risks.
We work collaboratively with partners to deliver affordable and secure artist studio provision, and develop pioneering residencies and awards programmes that support artists at all stages of their careers.
- Visual Culture
We believe in the importance of visual culture to society, in freedom of expression and the independence of artists.
We are independent and not-for-profit, and strive for the highest standards in all we do.
We promote equality of access in all aspects of our work – and treat all artists equally.
We strive towards excellence to achieve best value and promote examples of innovation and best practice. We listen to artists and our flexible in response.
We plan and manage our work with care to create a secure and sustainable resource that enables artists to take risks.
We strive to reduce the environmental impact of our operations and improve the efficiency and sustainability in all aspects of our work.