We are happy to announce that recent renovation work at the Reddish centre is nearly complete, and we have some very exciting Spring and Summer plans!
See below for our coming exhibitions and events at the Arc Centre, and come
to see the wonderful, fresh new space.
We are also delighted to be involved with a number of wonderful events across Greater Manchester, with artwork for sale, information about the range of work we do, and art workshops and installations. There's sure to be something to take your fancy, so see you out in the sunshine!
Quick Look Dates For Your Diary
Challenge & Outreach Exhibition Launch - Saturday 28th May - Arc Centre
Challenge & Outreach Exhibition - Mon 30th May - Fri 17th June - Arc Centre
Heatons Arts Trail - Sat 25th - Sun 26th June - Arc Centre
Arc Centre Open Week - Weds 29th - Mon 2nd July
Click images for more info EVENTS
Challenge & Outreach Celebration Exhibition
Join us as we celebrate Arc's wellbeing programme, 'Challenge', and the current outreach programme. We'll be showcasing artistic achievement from watercolours to creative writing. The launch event with refreshments and art activities in our contemporary space in Reddish will be on Saturday 28/05 12-4pm. The exhibition then continues weekdays 10am-4pm until 4pm on 17/06.
Arc Stall at Levenshulme Market
We are delighted to have arranged to have an art and craft stall at the award-winning Levenshulme Market on Saturday 14/04 10am-4pm. We will join a host of other high quality makers, bakers and vintage traders!
CAF 'Miniature Masterpieces' + Stall
Join us on Saturday 21/05 in our fabulous outdoor dome! Using a range of drawing materials on 10cm paper, you can add to our art installation that will grow throughout the day. Come & have fun, be creative & make a mini piece of art of your own. We will also have a stall with Arc info artwork for sale.
Love Letter to Macc Collaborative Installation at Barnaby Festival 2016
Write a love letter to the heart of Macclesfield! Join us in our writing dome for a hands-on workshop to share what you love about where you live. Write your stories of love, heartbreak, significant places or special moments We will then use elements of as many as possible to compose a communal love letter, presented back to the town. 18/06 & 19/06 11am-5pm.
Heatons Arts Trail
We are delighted to be one of the venues on this year's Heatons Arts Trail, an annual local art, design and maker Open House event promoting artists and makers in the four Heatons in Stockport and surrounding areas. Several artists will share the Arc Centre gallery & studio spaces on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of June. More details to follow soon.
Arc Centre Open Week - Weds 29/06 – Sat 02/07
On Weds & Thurs 1–8pm & Fri & Sat 10–4, the Arc Centre will be open to the public for tours, information sessions for referrers to the wellbeing programmes, volunteers, artists, and participants, There will be refreshments, an exhibition in the Gallery, plus low cost (£2-£3 for 45mins-1hr) arts and crafts "taster sessions".
...Plus Another Chance to See the Unpicked : Restitched Artworks
With support from ACE and SMBC, Arc commissioned writer Sarah Butler & textile artist Julie Mosley to lead a programme of public workshops, conversation and engagement. Together they produced a major TEXTiles exhibition in venues across Stockport.
Photo of the month!
Young People's Arc session during Easter holidays 2016.
We have a new logo too, specially designed for us!
Watch this space for more exciting digital
changes very soon!
Please note that our social media account information has changed, mostly to include the words "Arc Centre", so if you are searching for old names, handles and urls but can't find us, this may be why. See below for links to social media.