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

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

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

Team: Emerging Ceramic Artist Residency at Arc Centre

Hello! I’m Rachel, a volunteer with Arc and general craftperson working mostly in felt and clay, but not at the same time! I consider myself to be incredibly lucky to be involved with Arc. I personally benefitted massively… 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

Community: Cherish project #4

We are celebrating International Womens Day 2018 with a colourful exhibition from our collaborative women’s project ‘Cherish’ In 2017 Arc launched a call out for an artist to work with three groups of women in Greater Manchester exploring… Read More

Community: Cherish project #3

As the lead artist of the Cherish project, I am in the process of collating all the drawings produced in the creative workshop sessions with each of the three groups of women. The drawings will be layered together… Read More

Arts: The Other in Mother 29/01/18

The Other in Mother is a visual arts project we are running this year to explore the mental health impacts of motherhood – the maternal transition.  Arc has commissioned artist Sarah Greaves to research this area, to work with… Read More

Team: Volunteer Susie Parry publishes children’s book

We are proud to report that one of our volunteers, a wonderful artist called Susie Parry, has just published her first book ‘Carrie in the Land of Not-Oz’. Susie wrote it with the aim of helping children with… Read More

Wellbeing: Creative Carers carry on creating

The Creative Carers project provided an opportunity for people from different backgrounds who care for someone with certain needs to socialize in a safe and creative space with other people in similar situations, allowing respite from their daily lives and emotions. The facilitating artist Emma Broadhurst was a… Read More