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

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

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: 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

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

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

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