Arts and Wellbeing Blog

Welcome to Arc Arts and Wellbeing Blog. Click an image below to find out more about Arc’s events and projects throughout the year. Read about what happened at some of those events in the words of our volunteers! To receive up-to-date information about our programme of exhibitions and events, register for our Gallery Events mailing list here. Find out about News and Opportunities here.

Arts: We Are Dreamers 2018 – Collect Your DreamBox 17/09/18

Stockport We Are Dreamers Open Art Installation

Arc is very excited to launch an SMBC funded arts project called “We Are Dreamers”! Would you like to contribute to this large-scale Stockport We Are Dreamers Open Art Installation? DREAMBOXES ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO COLLECT! To coincide with the… Read More

Arts: We Are Dreamers 2018: Kath Walls 14/09/2018

We Are Dreamers 2018 Stockport Manchester Art Project

We Are Dreamers 2018 Stockport Manchester Art Project Ahead of the upcoming launch of the exciting We Are Dreamers project, a dedicated team of staff and volunteers spent time last week packing up the DreamBoxes, ready to be… Read More

Community: All-female Youth Music project ends with a bang! 13/09/18

Young People’s Arc music project A busy summer spent with Global Grooves – a charity dedicated to the development of cultural music, dance and carnival arts in the UK – saw a group of young people from Manchester Bangladeshi… Read More

Arts: We Are Dreamers Workshops 13/09/18

We Are Dreamers Creative Workshops Stockport There are just a few days to go until you can get your hands on a DreamBox to fill with your hopes and dreams, but we have also planned several free creative… Read More

Arts: The Other in Mother 31/08/18

The Other in Mother Motherhood Arts Project Manchester I can’t quite believe that we’re near the end of the project! All the research is complete, final ideas are set and I’m now trialing the artworks in the dome… Read More

Arts: We Are Dreamers Dreamboxes Project 20/08/2018

We Are Dreamers 2018 Stockport Manchester Art Project Arc is delighted to be delivering a new exciting arts project called ‘We Are Dreamers’. Commissioned by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, this large-scale socially engaged project will lead to an immersive… Read More

Arts: We Are Dreamers 16/07/18

We are very excited to announce an SMBC funded arts project called “We Are Dreamers” launching soon.  World War 1 poet, Siegfried Sassoon, once wrote: Stockport We Are DreamersThese words remind us that before they were numbers or names… Read More

Arts: New Creative Workshop and Training Programme

New Creative Arts Workshops & Training Programme What will be your next creative experience? We are now taking bookings for a selection of great new creative workshops running at Arc Centre and Gallery from September to December, such… Read More

Arts: March of the Artists Networking Launch Event

March of the Artists – An artists networking event @ Arc Centre – Sunday July 29th 17:00-19:00 Anthropologist Margaret Mead said “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only… Read More

Team: Meet Graeme Draper, now on the board of directors!

Welcome to our new trustee Graeme! We found out a bit more about him… What was your favourite job ever? With a degree in Physics from Manchester University, I spent the next 9 years teaching science in Stockport.  I… Read More