Arc - Arts for Recovery in the Community
Arc is an award-winning charity which uses the arts and creativity to help people become resilient, healthy and active citizens.
We believe that participation in the arts can benefit everybody’s health and wellbeing, improving confidence, resilience, coping strategies and sociability. We offer accessible programmes and events that are open to everyone.
To receive up to date information and features on artists, projects and exhibitions please sign up for our regular email newsletters by following the link to your left or ‘like’ the Arc Community Gallery Facebook page.
Click here for a list of our exhibitions and events for 2016
Arc Centre Open Week!
We would like to invite you to visit us during our Open Week! Drop in on Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th June 1-8pm, Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd July 10-4pm.
Visit us if you would like to know more about the events we have planned or the many ways that you could get involved with Arc, if you or someone you know is interested in joining one of our Wellbeing Programmes, if you would like a tour of the gallery exhibition 'Unpicked:Restitched - Where is the Heart of Stockport?', the studio space and the two new rooms or would like to enjoy some creative sessions.
Most importantly we would like to hear from you, to find out what is important to you for the local and wider community. Please come and share your ideas with us about how we can make the centre a place you value, including what kinds of workshops or events you'd like to see held.
Refreshments will be available at all times and drop-in creative taster sessions will also be running throughout the 4 days - the sessions are scheduled in the programme which you can download here. In brief they include; ceramics demos and meet the artist, creative writing, still life, beginners social media, textiles, paper fashion dolls, colouring-in, tote bag decorating and animal masks.
Children are welcome, we have free parking and the centre is fully accessible.
To receive up-to-date, regular information about our programme of exhibitions and details of Gallery events, register for our mailing list to the left of this page.