Founded in 1999, Artsite set out to develop affordable studio space and act as a platform to showcase and support the visual and creative arts in Swindon. Over the following 18 years it has also come to play a vital role in the arts infrastructure for the town.
Artsite aims: To create a supportive environment in which artists are encouraged to develop their practice To provide an affordable, inclusive environment for the making and showing of art and for creative learning to use creativity to promote the health and well-being of the people of Swindon.
Currently Artsite, run by artists, provides 13 studio spaces for artists and craftspeople in the Cultural Quarter of Swindon’s town centre. The former Post Modern Gallery is now run by the Wrong Shoes Theatre Company as the Shoe Box Theatre, continuing the support of a platform for creativity and collaborative activities underpinned by a common ethos and vision for education.
Charity Number: 1124602
Companies House Number: 6449964