Arc Centre Gallery

We organise a varied programme of public events and exhibitions at the Arc Centre throughout every year. Please visit our Social Media channels to see our archives of images of past events, alternatively, register for our mailing list to receive up-to-date information about our programme of exhibitions and events. Our gallery and shop are open weekdays 10am – 4pm and refreshments are available at these times. Please explore the website for details.

Arc Saturday Art Clubs 2017

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All ages are welcome on the last Saturday of every month, 11am-4pm for Arc Saturday Art Club! We have free parking, full accessibility, refreshments, seating and please feel free to bring your own lunch. Click to view or download PDF… Read More

CURRENT GALLERY EXHIBITION: Presence – Paintings by Ewa Konior

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Ewa Konior – ‘Presence’ Saturday the 29th of April to 4pm on Friday the 16th of June ‘Presence’ is an exhibition of oil painted reflective portraits by award-winning artist Ewa Konior, exploring “the essence of life and the quality of… Read More

FUTURE GALLERY EXHIBITION: Adventures in Design!

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Adventures in Design! Saturday 24th June – Saturday 26th August 2017 We are very pleased to have been awarded funding from the Local Sustainability Fund to commission three established local artists to work with our volunteers for four months!… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Young People’s Arc

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Saturday 25th March – 4pm Friday 21st April 2017 “I didn’t expect to make something that good!” Arc is delighted to host and exhibit fabulous artwork created by the young people who have taken part in our YPA programme… Read More

STUDIO GALLERY: Tamzin Forster ‘The Art of Running’

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25th February – 17th March 2017 Tamzin is a Levenshulme based artist who began ‘The Art of Running’ project on January 1st 2016. She has run over 100 times and many more miles than that throughout 2016, recording… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: PAPER, Transformed

PAPER, Transformed

28th JANUARY – 17th MARCH 2017 Open weekdays 10-4 PAPER, Transformed is a collaborative exhibition showcasing visual artwork from artists connected with PAPER Gallery in Manchester and work from a select group of artists who have emerged from Arc’s creative wellbeing… Read More

Christmas Art Bazaar

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6th annual Christmas Art Bazaar Its that time of year again… The Christmas Art Bazaar!  Launching with a Saturday Art Club on the 26th of November 11-4, the Art Bazaar will be open to purchase original, affordable art and craft… Read More

ROD KIPPEN PHOTOGRAPHY

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Preview evening Friday the 9th of September 6-8pm, then open weekdays 10am-4pm from 10am on the 12th of September to 4pm on the 18th of November 2016. Also open on  the last Saturday of the month for our Arc… Read More

New Creative Programme

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We have launched a programme of training and workshops at the centre, including textiles, ceramics and photography. For full details or to book, visit the Book a Workshop page.

BLOOM: An Arts for Wellbeing Outreach Celebration

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Another cycle of our Wellbeing outreach programme at Heaton Norris has come to an end, so we invite you to celebrate the participant’s creative and personal achievements! Join us between 11am and 4pm for refreshments, a free tote bag… Read More