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,
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