A BBC Children in Need funded programme especially designed for young people from 8 to 18 years old. In the current program young people have been actively working with mediums such as clay, mosaic, wire moulding etc.. creating artworks. Alongside, they are also working towards a collective piece of artwork to be displayed in a
Artcore has delivered a series of workshops and activities throughout the summer period at the Artcore studios. Sessions were free and designed to give participants an opportunity to explore their own creative side through different mediums. The project was focused on involving participants to be constructive and positive during the summer period. These activities were
On 15th July 2014, Artcore, a host organisation for the visit of the NCS programme organised by Derby College. Around 25 young people visited Artcore and got an insight on how a Charity organisation operates. Young people got an opportunity to get involved in the Web of Water project, they viewed and got inspired by
On 24th June 2014 Artcore delivered a workshop with young people at the Apna Madeley centre in Normanton, approximately 15 young people actively discussed issues related to water and they put their perspectives into their artworks in the form of paintings.
As part of Artcore’s Innocence and Expression project, children aged 8-18 have had the opportunity to work in a variety of visual art forms, including individual activities and crafts as well as a larger group pieces of artwork. This is a BBC Children in Need funded project. The sessions were held during term time, every
Artcore’s community project Creative Journeys for Learning and Living celebrated its conclusion on the 10th June 2014. The project, funded by the Community Learning Fund, was initially set up in order to provide support for unemployed adults aged 19 and above, using art as vehicle to build and develop skillsets that can be transferred into
Artcore’s community project Creative Journeys for Learning and Living celebrated its conclusion on the 10th June 2014. The project, funded by the Community Learning Fund, was initially set up in order to provide support for unemployed adults aged 19 and above, using art as vehicle to build and develop skillsets that can be transferred into
The Innocence and Expression annual celebration event on 3rd May 2014 from 12.00 pm to 1.30pm at Artcore. All the participants (8-18 yr olds), volunteers, tutors from the three programmes were invited with their families and friends to be a part of the celebrations and appreciate and share the joys of learning. Young people enthusiastically

St Clair’s Workshop – Lipan

Artcore delivered Lipan art activitiesat St Clair’s school, a special needs school based in Derby. We have been working with them for the last 3 years delivering activities involving plaster, Sand Casting and Lipan, some of which are traditional Indian crafts. The artwork produced by the children are used as a part of their GCSE

Changing Perspectives

The ‘Changing Perspectives’ project is a six week programme working alongside the Derby City Council Youth Offending Services. In the weekly workshops, children are exploring different art mediums such as water-colour painting, collage, papier-mache, mask-making, designing and book-making, which will eventually be showcased in an exhibition. The project focuses on exploring and understanding emotions and

Diwali Workshop 9th November 2013

Diwali Celebrations at the Old Market Square in Nottingham On Saturday 9th November 2013 at the Old Market Square Nottingham, there were more than 500 Diyas twinkling in the night. A great atmosphere where morethan 1000 people in the square enjoying the lamps and lanterns made by the School kids during the art workshops and

Innocence and Expression

Innocence and Expression is a project involving Children in Need from 8 to 18 years. The aim of the project is to support the children in their daily lives with artistic workshops. The second programme of our ‘Innocence and Expression’ project has come to an end. Heidi Luker, an Artcore associated artist, worked with the
A partnership project between Artcore and the Youth Crime Prevention Team, Derby City Council. A series of 6 weeks programme designed for young children to be actively creative and move away from the risk of committing crime. During the sessions each participant will create individual artworks in different mediums which will be exhibited at the
A project focusing on improving self-esteem and improving behaviour, through weekly focused art workshops with a different theme every week such as ‘family and friendship, positive relationships, aspirations, and behaviour. Allowing young people to explore different mediums of art such as clay, plaster carving, sandcasting, paint, mosaic, pottery, etc. The young people targeted are currently
Artcore invites secondary schools, its students and teachers to participate in the remarkable experience, “Games Children Play” part of a larger project “Games People Play” with a series of broad based arts related activities held between September 2011 and 2012 leading up to the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games. Background Games People Play involves