Bloody Boats – 5th February 2016

It was wonderful to have had visitors from Upbeat Community in Derby for the show ‪#‎bloodyboats‬. A group of fifteen women visited the show, they all are migrated to UK from around the world. They felt really inspired and touched when they read about the show in newspapers and social media and heard about the

Bloody Boats – 18 January 2016

Artcore presents BLOODY BOATS by Akshata Naik @ Artcore Gallery, 26th January 2016, 5:30 to 7:00 PM. We invite all to be a part of the inauguration and solo exhibition of artist Akshata Naik from India who unveils her new series of work through “Bloody Boats”. Through her work, the artist portrays the migration issues

Bloody Boats – 15 January 2016

Artcore takes immense pleasure in inviting the artist Akshata Naik for her second solo show ‘Bloody Boats by Akshata Naik’ an extension of her previous series A Piece of Peace. The show opens on 26th January 2016 marking a special day as its Indian Republic Day, at 5:30 to 7:00 PM. We invite all to
Born in 1990, Akshata Naik is a Vadodara based artist, though she was raised in the city of Mumbai. She holds a undergraduate and master’s degree with two gold medals in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Vadodara (2014) Akshata’s solo show includes her debut ‘A Piece of Peace’ by
Invisible Boundaries: Arboretum Park 175th anniversary celebrations On Saturday the 19th of September 2015 Artcore’s Invisible Boundaries project celebrated 175 years of the Arboretum Park, Derby at the Orangery with the people of Derby. This was a free family event engaging communities in learning the Park’s history through art. There was an opportunity to meet the artists who

Invisible Boundaries Launch (August 2015)

The Invisible Boundaries Project Launch was held at the Orangery in Arboretum Park on Friday, 7th August 2015. Several artists, local councillors, community members and Artcore’s staff & volunteers gathered together to celebrate the beginning of the project, underlying the theme of being good neighbours, the idea of neighbourhood and giving back to the community.

Family Fun Day (August 2015)

On Tuesday 4th August 2015 at the Arboretum Park, Artcore was delivering workshops outside the cafe as part of the Family Fun Day. The mediums participants used to create artworks were Sandcasting, Card making and Lipan. All the participants had a great time and could take home their artworks to keep.
On the 1st and 2nd of August 2015, Artcore was at the Riverside Festival delivering arts activities in the children’s zone in Nottingham. Lots of fun things to take back for all participating  over the two days. Four simultaneous workshops based around a variety of mediums including press mold sculpture making, collage card making, watercolor
Artcore’s project INVISIBLE BOUNDARIES focuses on the rich diversity of communities that call Derby their home and explores what they have contributed to the country of their adoption as well the efforts made by England to offer them the embrace of equal opportunity and democratic living. The Invisible Boundaries has many levels of engagement locally,

Artwave (July 2015)

No 3 Charnwood Street was buzzing with lots of people  the 9th July, Artcore and Designcore organised an open event Artwave. It was an opportunity for individuals and organisations to partner and participate in our projects and find out about the services we offer. The Mayor of Derby Cllr. Paul Pegg, Deputy Commissioner Mr Dhindsa,
The launch of the exhibition ‘Enigma’ was hosted by Artcore at The ICCA on monday 29th June.   The artworks were created by a group of artists from Borderline Arts, a registered charity which provides support and spread awareness of the mental illness BPD.   The exhibition was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of
Artcore supported Harminder Nagi in his photography exhibition ‘Photography on Wings’ at the Nehru Center London. The launch of the exhibition was on the 1st June 2015 from 6pm-8pm and the exhibition will continue to be on display until 5th June 2015 The evening was a great success. It was wonderful to hear some of

Artcore AGM (May 2015)

On Friday 22nd May, Artcore held it’s annual general meeting (AGM), board members, staff and volunteers were present to view a presentation and discuss the organisation position and future prospects. Also an oportunity to view the latest annual report. A copy of this report can be viewed onine at: http://www.artcoreuk.com/publications/  
On Saturday 28th February there was a open day for exhibition Photography on Wings by Harminder Nagi​ The public came to view Harminder’s work. The exhibition is still open for viewing Monday – Friday until the 29th of May 01332 384561 Artcore, 3 Charnwood street, Derby, DE1 2GT
Akshata Naik originally from Mumbai, India recently pursued Masters Degree in Painting from Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda is in the UK on a residency programme with the De Montfort University of Leicester. The objects or subjects of her works are items whose utility is done and is now considered as waste. Akshata tries to use