CAS Mauritian Trip 26/07/2016

The Mauritian group finished off their mandalas at Artcore. They explored different charities within the area such as Derby’s Silk Mill, DEDA and got involved in activities supporting and understanding these organisations.  

CAS Mauritian Trip 24/07/2016

This week at Artcore, a group of 20 Student’s and 2 teachers from Le Bocage International School Mauritius arrived as part of their CAS (Creativity, action and service) project. CAS is a major component of the IB curriculum which involves the students in a range of activities that are community based. Creativity – explores arts

Art For Employment 17/02/2016

A group of our participants engaged in creating mosaics inspired by a wide range of designs.

Umbrella Mosaic Mural

Artcore is working in partnership with Umbrella, a charity in Derby supporting disabled children, young people and their families to create a colourful mural in their newly done garden. Young people will be involved right from the design to the making and finishing of the mural.    

Admire and Inspire

The Admire and Inspire project, funded by Foundation Derbyshire and Tom Carey fund, is aimed at engaging members of the community from the Abbey neighbourhood to work together. The project is to engage youth (children and young people) by helping them understand each other’s perspectives, working creatively with local schools and youth groups. The aim
This session involved creating mosaic using different colour glass tiles. The young people learned to use different tools including cutters. The participants were able to choose three colours, there were more than 50 different colours available to choose form. They also learned about the different techniques out of our comfort zone, restricts you but also
Engaging in clay activities young people explored medium of clay, initially making a favourite animal or a bird form. The other half of the session included collecting leaves and parts of plants and trees and using the leaf impression creating a functional ware- Bowl, plate, candleholder,. Some of the children said: “I liked the lesion

Innocence and Expression 2016

A BBC Children in Need funded programme especially designed for young people Upto 18 years old. In this free programme participants learn to work in various artistic mediums such as painting, clay modelling, sandcasting, making mosaics and more.    
Innocence and expression is a BBC Children in Need funded programme designed specifically to encourage young people (aged 8-18) to build their confidence, make new friends and embrace their creative sides. This project is run on alternate Saturdays from 2-4pm. This is the 3rd year the Innocence and Expression project has been running. Some feedback from
As a part of NCS programme Artcore is engaging young people from Derby College to find out about the voluntary sector and working in a charitable organisation. As a part our Invisible Boundaries project, we are inviting young people to visit the Arboretum Park and learn more about the history through walks, activities and research
Innocence and expression is a BBC Children in Need funded programme designed specifically to encourage young people (aged 8-18) to build their confidence, make new friends and embrace their creative sides. This project is run on alternate Saturdays from 2-4pm. This is the 3rd year the Innocence and Expression project has been running. Some feedback
Artcore have been doing work with the Youth Offending Services. The course was 6 weeks long, encouraging children to express themselves and focus their energy into artwork using fun and interactive art mediums. The celebration evening for the event was on the 18th March 2015. Participating children were invited along with their workers from the
As a part of the Innocence and Expression Programme, more sessions are planned for the next upcoming few months (Jan-Mar 2015)     The Dates are as follows: 17th Jan, 31st Jan, 14th Feb, 28th Feb, 14th Mar, 28th Mar All sessions are delivered on Saturdays: 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm If you are interested
As a part of Innocence and Expression, there have been extended arts and crafts sessions over the Christmas period in which children had the opportunity to come for extra workshops and create gifts for loved ones. The children have been coming in on Saturdays in December as an extension of the Innocence and Expression project
Art to Active Employment is a project currently running here at Artcore. The project was created through the idea of bringing skills and hands on training and support to the unemployed aged 19 years and up, through alternative and creative ways of learning. Register on to a 5 week programme Painting, Ceramics, Mosaic, Sand Casting,