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

Team: A student’s story: Cheryl

Art Workshops in Manchester

Cheryl was a university social work student on placement with us for a few months until September 2017. Students provide vital practical, administrational and emotional support for sessions and participants during their placements. Now a volunteer, we caught… Read More