Bow Arts’ mission is to support community renewal in East London by delivering Arts and Creative Services through a financially sustainable model.
Bow Arts was established in 1995 and at present operates at the following sites:
- Artist studios at Bow Road (1995)
- The Nunnery (1998)
- P1 Studios at Taylor Place, Bow (2009)
- SE1 Studios (2010, additional premises 2011)
- Old Poplar Library
- Container Futures
Bow Arts also operate a live/work scheme across a number of sites in Bow which provides housing for practising artist who have an interest in community work. We currently house around 100 artists in 8 properties, including the iconic Balfron Tower.
The Nunnery is a contemporary art space run by Bow Arts. It is located in the heart of London’s Artist Quarter and a stone’s throw from the Olympic Park.