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

Ash Croft Primary School Mosaic Mural

Artcore has been working with Ash Croft Primary school for the last two years. We have worked collectively on creating a mosaic mural, depicting many of the exciting aspects of Ash Croft Primary School. The Official opening of the mosaic mural was on 19th December 2011, by the Lord Worshipful, The Mayor of Derby, Cllr.
Portway Junior School is a friendly and popular school in Allestree, Derby. Warli workshops with year 4: 1st and 4th February 2010 Pupils from 2 different classes were each given a theme, one of rural and the other urban environments. Children were encouraged to consider what things that they may see in those kinds of
February 2010 – We worked with children of year 2 and year 5 making a Mosaic mural. St. Werburgh’s Church of England Primary School aims to provide a broad, balanced curriculum of quality within a happy, Christian atmosphere and a safe caring, stimulating, friendly and consistent environment. The school also prides itself on being an
Activities @ Walbrook Nursery – 9th February 2010 Artcore worked with the staff and children of Walbrook Nursery School to create Lipan Artwork for 2 sessions. Lipan is a traditional Indian Art. Decorating tiles with different shaped mirrors and sequins on a (lipan) textured base. This art comes from the western part of India where
Special Educational Needs Secondary School St. Clares is a purpose built school for students aged 11-16 whose educational needs cannot adequately be met in mainstream schools. Lipan workshops with children of Year 9, Year 10 and Youth group: 26th and 27th January 2010 Feedback from Lipan Art Workshop by St Claires pupils: -“We used mirrors

Diwali Workshop @ Asterdale Primary School

Through DCC, as a part of a national event “The Big Draw” on 18th September 09 we did a Diwali workshop at Asterdale primary School in Spondon. Our artists worked with students of Year 2 making and decorating crowns, a crown is a very significant element in Ramayana and Mahabharata. Year 6 students made and
On 30th July 09 we did the Terracotta Workshop where children explored the hand building techniques making various functional and non functional products. This was a part of summer activities in the school.