Inverness Creative Academy also offers flexible workplace options, including fixed desk, hot desk and meeting room provision. It boasts an award winning café and a stunning gallery space in the former Assembly Hall, as well as a sizeable event space in the Gym Hall. Located close to the city centre, it is the perfect location for this welcome mix of art, business, creativity and events.
The 1913 Arts & Science Extension is the ‘artists and makers’ wing, providing 32 artist’s studios, a community-run photography darkroom, a designated workshop space for classes and an events/exhibition space in the refurbished Gym Hall. It is a busy creative centre, home to over 30 Highlands based artists and creatives. For more information about exhibitions and events coming up in the Gym Hall and other Wasps venues visit the arts programme page by clicking the link below.
The main building, opened in February 2022, features:
• Fifty-four workspaces for creative industries and cultural social enterprises including long term office space
• Flexible co-working spaces for 26 creatives
• Public exhibition, events and workshop spaces on two levels overlooking the hall
• Fully accessible meeting rooms and facilities for hire
• Public café within the restored, double height, former Assembly Hall
If you are interested in taking space at Inverness Creative Academy, you can find full details on available spaces across the network here. For more information including rents and viewings, please click the tab below to contact our lettings department.
Inverness Creative Academy boasts two sizeable rooms that are available to hire for a multitude of different events. We have hosted large-scale exhibitions, ceilidhs, award ceremonies, performances, workshops and more across both spaces. The Gordon & Ena Baxter Gallery can be found in the Assembly Hall up the cast-iron staircase on the balcony that looks over the café. To find out more information about the Assembly Hall and the Gordon & Ena Baxter Gallery, click the yellow tab below.
Inverness Creative Academy boasts two sizeable rooms that are available to hire for a multitude of different events. We have hosted large-scale exhibitions, ceilidhs, award ceremonies, performances, workshops and more across both spaces. The Gym Hall is a large room with high ceilings and lots of natural light – this room is noted for staging the summer and winter markets. To find out more about the gallery spaces, click the tabs below.
Tenants of the Wasps community receive the following benefits:
Inverness Creative Academy is fully accessible, across both phases of the building.
As an organisation we are committed to assisting our tenants and building users to access green and sustainable modes of transport when travelling to and from our buildings, and to reduce the environmental impact of, in particular, single-user car journeys. We encourage cycle travel and Inverness Creative Academy is well connected with public transport, less than a ten minute walk from Inverness Train Station and Inverness Bus Station. It is important to note that during construction of the final phase of Inverness Creative Academy, there is no car parking space available for visitors to the building. The nearest car park is at Eastgate Shopping Centre.