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.

Christmas Art Bazaar 2016

6th annual Christmas Art Bazaar Its that time of year again… The Christmas Art Bazaar!  Launching with a Saturday Art Club on the 26th of November 11-4, the Art Bazaar will be open to purchase original, affordable art and craft… Read More

ROD KIPPEN PHOTOGRAPHY

Preview evening Friday the 9th of September 6-8pm, then open weekdays 10am-4pm from 10am on the 12th of September to 4pm on the 18th of November 2016. Also open on  the last Saturday of the month for our Arc… Read More

New Creative Programme

We have launched a programme of training and workshops at the centre, including textiles, ceramics and photography. For full details or to book, visit the Book a Workshop page.

BLOOM: An Arts for Wellbeing Outreach Celebration

Another cycle of our Wellbeing outreach programme at Heaton Norris has come to an end, so we invite you to celebrate the participant’s creative and personal achievements! Join us between 11am and 4pm for refreshments, a free tote bag… Read More

Unpicked:Restitched

Where is the Heart of Stockport? Open weekdays 10-4 until Friday the 2nd of September 2016 and the last Saturday of August 11-4. The exhibition currently in the Arc Centre and Gallery is ‘Unpicked:Restitched – Where is the… Read More

Arc Centre Open Week

Drop in Weds 29th & Thurs 30th June 1-8pm, Fri 1st & Sat 2nd July 10-4 The Arc Centre will be open to the public for tours, refreshments, an exhibition in the Gallery, plus FREE drop in creative sessions, a… Read More

Heatons Arts Trail – Venue 1

Sat 25th & Sun 26th June 11–5 We are delighted to be Venue 1 on this year’s Heatons Arts Trail, an annual creative open house event promoting artists, designers and makers in Four Heatons, Stockport and surrounding area. Four artists will share the… Read More