CAS is a socially-engaged, contemporary visual arts organisation which exists to support and develop artists, and deliver creative education in the North Hampshire region. Our intention is to maintain a sustainable organisation in which our artists and socially engaged art projects can thrive and … [Read more...]
CAS:AIR There’s A Bigger Picture Out There led by Tom Mansfield of Upstart Theatre successfully recovered footage from cameras sent to the edge of space! Click image for more.
Follow the journey so far! (click the image)
Community projects and site-specific events provide a way for us to collaborate with organisations and deliver art experiences and workshops in local communities.
The CAS Project Space in Andover Cemetery is regularly transformed by exhibiting artists. Join our newsletter for new shows, events and dates!
CAS Associates are a peer-group of independent, practicing artists with whom CAS is able to grow and flourish. Apply to join
CAS make it easy for schools to work with external visual arts practitioners to deliver their creative curriculum. We offer arts education through artists residencies, workshops, and public art projects.
Community development and outreach has been integral to our successful programs for 10 years. The programs listed below, in brief, usually overlap and weave through each other, enabling us to do more with less. Impact and diversity is important. CAS:AIR is a repeating annual programme of artist … [Read more...]
After you visit us it would help a lot if you took this short survey. It’s really important that CAS are able to represent what Andover has to offer, and WHY people come a visit us! Please click the link to answer a few questions: https://tinyurl.com/casvisit To keep you safe and our exhibition open, visitors […]
Artist and sound therapist Tony Spencer has created an extraordinary opportunity for people with neurodiverse experiences and disabilities to engage with art through the combined senses of sight and sound. Spencer, an artist with dyslexia, has been awarded Arts Council England funding to create unique sculptures made from reclaimed pallet wood and based on the […]
Artist James Aldridge and his project partners Andover Trees United and Chapel Arts Studios are proud to announce an exhibition of artworks showcasing the latest 6 Flowers 6 Trees project: Ash Tree Stream. Andover Trees United is a local environmental education and conservation charity. Their ‘6 Trees and 6 Flowers’ work aims for all children […]
A blog post by Tom Mansfield Well, that was epic. It’s now two days after the flight of Spayce McSpaceFace and I’m still feeling my heart pumping adrenalin! I’m delighted to be able to say that we had a completely successful flight, launching from Andover just inside our permitted time, and landing near West Horsley […]
Well, here we go! It’s Tuesday morning, the 8th September, and we’re finally ready to launch Andover’s first spacecraft, Spayce McSpaceFace. The capsule’s been built, we’ve got gallons of helium, the GPS system is finally working, and we’ve installed a USB stick full of people’s hopes and memories of Andover on the inside. We’ve prepared […]
CAS Curator Susan Francis is pleased to invite you to enjoy the culmination of CAS:AIR Themes of Life from 27 September. A repeating, annual, community programme focused on involving Andover people in the arts, the CAS:AIR project this year saw Scottish artist John McDonald lead a group of local artists to explore the social history […]
From Chapel Arts Studios, resident artist John McDonald updates us on CAS:AIR “Themes of Life,” an Unlimited supported, community-focused project aimed at telling local stories and engaging residents in artistic practice. Participants from his ongoing art clubs and workshops also share their reflections on the impact of the programme.