Exhibitions and Events

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. Explore the website for more about each area of our work. Occasionally we need to close the gallery, please visit this page to check if it is open to the public when you plan to visit.

NEXT GALLERY EXHIBITION: Christmas Art Bazaar 2018

The perfect festive opportunity to buy affordable, handmade Christmas gifts in Stockport, Manchester – all under one roof! Saturday November 24th 11:00-16:00 & continues Wed-Fri 10:00-16:00 until 16:00 on Fri December 21st 2018 Launching with a festive Saturday Art Club on November… Read More

Arc Saturday Art Clubs 2018 – Stockport

Stockport Manchester Saturday Art Club – All ages are welcome on the last Saturday of every month Jan-Nov (except Aug) 11:00-15:30 for Arc Saturday Art Clubs! We have free parking, full accessibility, refreshments, seating and please feel free to bring… Read More

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” as part of Stockport Remembers! Would you like to contribute to this large-scale Stockport We Are Dreamers Open Art Installation? DREAMBOXES ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO… Read More

CURRENT GALLERY EXHIBITION: Jason Taylor’s Function Ltd.

Function Ltd. September 29th – November 18th 2018 – see opening times here. Jason Taylor Art Gallery Exhibition Stockport Manchester Jason Taylor is an artist/maker who creates unconventional sculptures and products inspired by ordinary objects, sometimes considered mundane.  Jason… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: We make a life by what we give.

We make a life by what we give. April 28th – June 22nd 2018 To mark Volunteers Week this year Arc has invited past and present volunteers to share their stories and submit artwork for an exhibition celebrating… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Cherish women’s project

An exploration of identity by women from Arc, Ananna and Stockport Women’s Centre with artist Jasmine Walne. February 24th – April 20th 2018 We are celebrating International Women’s Day with a colourful exhibition of artwork created during a collaborative project by four… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: TIME

An exhibition of Art by Simone Frater-Russell & Nerissa Cargill Thompson Time to stop, Time to notice, Time to remember, Time to appreciate, Time to reflect. January 27th – February 16th 2018 TIME is an exhibition of textiles,… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Christmas Art Bazaar 2017

The perfect opportunity to buy affordable, handmade Christmas gifts in Stockport, Manchester – all under one roof! November 25th 11:00-16:00 and continues weekdays 10:00-16:00 Purchase unique and affordable handmade art and craft pieces until 4pm Fri December 22nd 2017 Its that time of year… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Indian Summer

Indian Summer Textile & Stories Exhibition Monday 11th September – Friday 17th November 2017 Indian Summer will showcase a type of Indian embroidery called Kantha, which involves stitching on saris to recycle them as usable items like cushions and quilts, alongside other… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Adventures in Design!

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