Arts: Therapeutic Art Activities

My top 3 therapeutic art activities you can try at home! The powerful and therapeutic effects art-making can have on mental health is now widely recognised and evidenced. Here at Arc, we see the positive impact creativity has… Read More

Arts: The Value of Connecting

Our arts centre, your arts centre At the centre: the value of connecting Our vision at Arc is of healthy and happy communities, in which people achieve sustainable wellbeing and are inspired and connected by shared creative experiences,… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Faye Power Movement Maps

Contemporary Art Exhibition Faye Power Movement Maps – April 27th – June 21st 2019 Arc’s new exhibition is Faye Power’s ‘Movement Maps’, a collection of studies and collaged narrative maps that record the steps, marks and patterns made by… Read More

NEXT GALLERY EXHIBITION: Pottery Pioneers

A pottery for wellbeing exhibition in Stockport – June 29th – September 20th 2019 (closed during August) The Pottery Pioneers project was designed by Arc to explore the impact of ceramics on the wellbeing of vulnerable people in Stockport… Read More

CURRENT GALLERY EXHIBITION: Unlocking Creativity: Transforming Lives

An arts for wellbeing exhibition – Feb 23rd – April 12th 2019 Arc offers vulnerable adults and young people structured arts for wellbeing programmes, supporting them on a journey through recovery to increased resilience, wellbeing and independence. Join us to find… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Nature and Light Photography

Nature and Light – Jan 26th – Feb 13th 2019 Nature and Light SAZ MEDIA photography exhibition, Arc Centre Stockport is an exhibition of photography created by young people aged 12-17 attending SAZ MEDIA workshops from July 2018 at their studio in… Read More

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

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

Arts: The role of culture and the arts in ageing

The role of culture and the arts in ageing Recently I was lucky enough to take part in a dynamic cultural exchange around arts and ageing, when I visited the Netherlands with Jennifer Connolly, a consultant in public… Read More

Arts: The Curiosity Project short film has gone live!

The Curiosity Project – Visual Arts Stockport, Manchester The Curiosity Project reframed what we do at Arc and encouraged us to reflect on what we do and why we do it. The project was a collaboration between Dr…. Read More