Exhibitions and Events

We organise a varied programme of public events and exhibitions at the Arc Centre throughout every year. Please visit our Social Media channels to see our archives of images of past events of art in Stockport, alternatively, register to a mailing list to receive up-to-date information about our programme of exhibitions and events. Explore the website for more information about each area of our work. We are based in Hat Works building in Stockport town centre. We are currently closed daily but have events coming up. Please visit this page to find out more before you visit.

PAST 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

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

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Nature and Light Photography

Nature and Light – Jan 26th – Feb 13th 2019 Nature and Light SAZ MEDIA photography exhibition, Arc Centre Stockport is an exhibition of photography created by young people aged 12-17 attending SAZ MEDIA workshops from July 2018 at their studio in… Read More

PAST GALLERY EXHIBITION: Christmas Art Bazaar 2018

The perfect festive opportunity to buy affordable, handmade Christmas gifts in Stockport, Manchester – all under one roof! Saturday November 24th 11:00-16:00 & continues Wed-Fri 10:00-16:00 until 16:00 on Fri December 21st 2018 Launching with a festive Saturday Art Club on November… Read More

Arts: We Are Dreamers 2018 – Collect Your DreamBox 17/09/18

Stockport We Are Dreamers Open Art Installation

Arc is very excited to launch an SMBC funded arts project called “We Are Dreamers” as part of Stockport Remembers! Would you like to contribute to this large-scale Stockport We Are Dreamers Open Art Installation? DREAMBOXES ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO… Read More

PAST 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

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

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

GALLERY EXHIBITION: TIME

An exhibition of Art by Simone Frater-Russell & Nerissa Cargill Thompson Time to stop, Time to notice, Time to remember, Time to appreciate, Time to reflect. January 27th – February 16th 2018 TIME is an exhibition of textiles,… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Christmas Art Bazaar 2017

The perfect opportunity to buy affordable, handmade Christmas gifts in Stockport, Manchester – all under one roof! November 25th 11:00-16:00 and continues weekdays 10:00-16:00 Purchase unique and affordable handmade art and craft pieces until 4pm Fri December 22nd 2017 Its that time of year… Read More