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HSoA Daily Creative Challenge

Let your imagination out to play!

Here at HSoA our aim, as ever, is to support our community by keeping our staff and students safe, healthy and happy. As a community art education school we are committed to delivering art studio based teaching.

During the Covid19 closure our aim is to continue to provide a creative outlet. Please take part in the GetCreativeHSoA daily challenge.



We are proud to be the oldest, non profit, art-making and learning centre in North London.

When you consider which charities you will be supporting next, please consider HSoA. The support of our patrons, benefactors and donors enables us to extend our offering by creating new art based cultures, delivering inspiring learning and strengthening our community.

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The HSoA team is driven by a shared vision to create an inclusive, supportive and inspirational environment where each and every student is free to explore, develop and realise their individual artistic voice.

Medical Art Society Annual Exhibition at HSOA


Medical Art Society Annual Exhibition at HSOA

5 Aug - 27 Sep, 2020

At the HSoA Gallery



Verrocchio Art Centre Painting & Sculpture Workshops with HSoA in Tuscany

Artist Event

12:00am 27 Jul, 2020 - 11:59pm 5 Aug, 2020

Icons of contemporary art

Team Frank
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Team Francisco

As the school celebrated its 70th Anniversary year, British abstract painters Frank Bowling RA OBE and Alan Gouk became our first artist patrons since Henry Moore in 1947. In 2019, sculptor Francisco Gazitua joined us and we are now delighted to welcome Sumatra-born artist Dolorosa Sinaga.

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Largest Online Art Lesson Ever
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HSoA Café

A place to mingle

Enjoy delicious, home-made food and refreshments in the heart of Hampstead’s Kidderpore Green, surrounded by work by local and internationally celebrated artists.

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A major destination for art buyers

Our online gallery will host a unique collection of work to browse and buy from artists including:

Frank Bowling OBE RA

Tim Benson

Alan Gouk

Caroline Deane

Derek Ogbourne

Marcia Scott

Tony Wigg

Desmond Healy

Isabel H Langtry

Abigail Yentis

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