• New Visual Arts Workshops for Spring 2018

    We are offering two new visual arts workshops starting in January 2018...

  • Volunteering Opportunities in Spring 2018

    Join a Volunteer Group or apply for a specific opportunity...

  • Open Afternoons

    Visit CoolTan Arts on a monthly Open Afternoon, for a taster workshop, tour and presentations...


"CoolTan Arts has been a great place for me to come to. It has helped me express myself, grow and overcome obstacles I've come across whilst tackling personal problems through art. The people here are lovely and all very interesting with such varied personalities. It's great"

VIDEO: What Do Participants Think Of Our New Home?

In the summer of 2017, CoolTan Arts moved from 224-236 Walworth Road into the former site of the Newington Library, at 155 Walworth Road.

CoolTan’s new home is a buzzing artists’ hub of activity, as the beautiful Grade II listed building is shared with South London’s independent art school, The Art Academy.

The front of the building houses a large gallery space, which is open for community use. Art Angel was the first organisation to use the space, with their production of “Natural Selection”, an exhibition by contemporary artist Andy Holden. The show received rave reviews, including from the Guardian, who declared … Read More »

Open Afternoon

Open Afternoon

Wednesday 24/01/2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

CoolTan Arts

Event Details

CoolTan Arts host monthly Open Afternoons around the third Wednesday of each month, 4 – 6pm Visit CoolTan Arts on a monthly Open Afternoon to find out more about how we help adults experiencing mental ill health. Speak to staff, take a tour and try a taster arts workshop. These FREE events are for anyone with an interest in how the creative arts can help improve mental wellbeing.

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