Broad Canvas was founded in 1981 by a local family and plays an important part in the creative hub in Oxford and the surrounding area. Situated in the heart of Oxford City Centre and sitting opposite Oxford University’s Balliol College in Broad Street, this art and craft shop is unique and full of character. Loved by local artists, students from Oxford University, Oxford Brookes University and the many local schools, Broad Canvas has something for everyone.
Spread over three floors, Oxfordshire’s No 1 Art and Craft shop caters for many crafts, hobbies and creative professions. We stock a wide range of specialist materials for the artist and craftsperson, hobbyist and beginner or student. Broad Canvas is known as a treasure trove to its customers as we have products displayed and tucked into every and any available space. Paint brushes, canvas, fine art paint, craft paints, inks, palettes, pencils and pens, gift sets and starter sets, papers, sketchbooks, clay, beads and sequins, scissors and glue, needlework threads and tapestry needles, we have the lot!