Community: Cherish project #2

We are nearly at the end of the ‘Cherish’ project, after three workshops with each group of women. Lead Artist, Jasmine Walne has been exploring the theme of Identity with the participants, asking the women to bring objects from their home that they cherish and documenting these through the creative mediums of drawing, painting and collage. The […]

Arc Impact Report 2016-17

We harness creativity to improve lives. Discover our impact during 2016-17 in this colourful report. [PDF 2.3MB].    

Community: Boaz Trust textiles project

On November 13th we had a fantastic start to an exciting new textiles project that we are running over the next 5 weeks in conjunction with the Boaz Trust, a Christian charity based in Manchester providing temporary accommodation and support to those who have been made destitute through the asylum process in the UK. Accommodation is provided […]

Arts: TIME Exhibition

TIME: An exhibition of Textile Art by Simone Frater-Russell & Nerissa Cargill-Thompson in January 2018 Time to stop, Time to notice, Time to remember, Time to appreciate, Time to reflect. An exhibition of textiles, print and photography by two Manchester-based artists. Simone Frater-Russell’s work documents the nature of memory while Nerissa Cargill-Thompson encourages the viewer […]

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 up with Cheryl to find out how she felt about her time at Arc. Q: What 3 […]