Metropolitan Art Club

Since February Jane has been sharing her clay, mosaic and painting skills at this children’s art club and we still have spaces left! If you’re interested please call 01332 384 561 to book your place. The session is on a first come first served basis and we do ask for parents to stay and support

Creative Living

Residents at Bradgate Court started their Creative Living programme of workshops with us last week which will lead them on a journey of creative movement and visual arts until July.   As the first session of the summer kick-started, seniors participated in yoga movement exercises, working together and stretching their bodies together.   Our next

Steam

‘Enjoyed letting myself go’… ‘I’m in the zone’… In our Steam project we are working with three Year 6 classes to empower, build confidence and teach the young children creatively. This project engages three Year 6 classes with arts and science through contributing to a collaborative artwork for their School library wall. We’re including the
Artcore are delighted to become one of Arts Council England’s new National Portfolio Organisation.  It’s fantastic news both for us as an organisation and for the artistic diversity of Derby and the East Midlands. This recognition is the realisation of almost a decade of working in the arts and the community within the region.  Our

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.
International Arts Project Launched An international project which will link visual and dance artists in Derby and India’s fastest growing city Vadodara has been launched thanks to Arts Council England (ACE) support. Normanton-based visual arts charity Artcore and Derby-based regional dance house Déda applied for development funding from ACE to launch the project ‘Derby to
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,
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,
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/  
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
Throughout the project ‘Pocket Places For People’ Artcore has conducted a series of art interventions within the Derby and Normanton area with the main goal of creating a semi-permanent road feature which will make drivers more aware of pedestrians crossing the roads in Normanton. Artcore has been working with Sustrans to help transform the streets
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