Arts: We Are Dreamers

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

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

Team: Call Out – Engagement Officer

Call Out – Engagement Officer Stockport Arts and Wellbeing Would you like to work with an innovative, collaborative arts organisation focussed on wellbeing?Then come and join our team!  Arc is offering an Engagement Officer contract for an exciting… Read More

Arc Saturday Art Clubs 2018 – Stockport

All ages are welcome on the last Saturday of every month Jan-Nov 11:00-15:30 for Arc Saturday Art Clubs! We have free parking, full accessibility, refreshments, seating and please feel free to bring your own lunch. All welcome! We pride ourselves… 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

Team: Creative Professional Volunteering at Arc Centre & Gallery

Creative Professional Volunteering at Arc Centre & Gallery Since the beginning of December 2017 I have been volunteering at Arc, under the supervision of Artistic Director Jacqui Wood. I picked this placement up through the University of Manchester… Read More

CURRENT 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

Arts: Half Term Animal Antics Workshop

During February 2018 Half Term I worked as facilitator for the “Animal Antics” public workshops at Arc. We ran several hour-long sessions throughout the day, during which participants created their very own clay animal using a pinch pot… Read More

Stories and Artwork wanted for Volunteers Week Exhibition

Do you currently or have you volunteered with Arc in the past? Yes? We’d like to hear from you! To mark Volunteers Week this year Arc is planning an exhibition that celebrates the invaluable contribution of volunteers to the… Read More