THIS IS DERBY

Artcore have begun running an afterschool club with Arboretum Primary School this month with artist Nicki Dennett as part of the This is Derby project teaching the children about printmaking! This club, however, will not only teach the children new artistic skills. They will also be encouraged to explore their creativity and use their imagination

THIS IS DERBY – Sgt. Peppers

The Sgt. Pepper project for this is Derby has continued this month, with great success! Sgt. Peppers is a collaborative project over six workshops between young people and the artists Theresa Hempsall and Sophie Edwards. They will be working together to create a collage based on the Beetle’s album cover Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club.

Street Art Festival

Bringing the Street Art Festival project to THIS IS DERBY. It will take place over four months and introduce artistic ideas, techniques and skills to young people, culminating with a curated exhibition in July. A fun and educational atmosphere to help young people develop their idea generating and art creating skills! The workshops will encourage the children

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: https://www.artcoreuk.com/publications/