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
On Saturday 28th February there was a open day for exhibition Photography on Wings by Harminder Nagi​ The public came to view Harminder’s work. The exhibition is still open for viewing Monday – Friday until the 29th of May 01332 384561 Artcore, 3 Charnwood street, Derby, DE1 2GT
Akshata Naik originally from Mumbai, India recently pursued Masters Degree in Painting from Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda is in the UK on a residency programme with the De Montfort University of Leicester. The objects or subjects of her works are items whose utility is done and is now considered as waste. Akshata tries to use
The ‘Open Hands’ project is a project based on bringing a community together and encouraging the public to take pride the area they live. The aims of the project are to improve community spirit, whilst providing a platform for young participants to interact with others and make new friends in a productive environment and to
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
As a Part of Derby Family Arts Festival 2014, Artcore delivered block printing activities at the Quad on Sunday 2nd November 2014. Families got involved and collectively spent their time creatively.
Creative Generations was an intergenerational project intended for children, young people and older people to come together and work together in the Abbey Ward. The aim of the project was to engage different generations by working together on a creative arts project to help them understand each other’s perspectives. It provided an opportunity for people
We are proud to launch ‘The Web of Water’ online catalogue. The project has successfully achieved great outcomes in the UK. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the participating artists, curators, staff and volunteers of Artcore and all the supporters and funders of the project. Thank you for making it such

Art In The Park 14th -29th August 2014

Art in the Park is a free programme of creative sessions in parks in the Arboretum and Normanton area. The project is supported by the Derby City Council, Community First fund and Derby Feste. The Normanton Park event on 26th August marks the celebrations in the park as a part of the Art in the
IRSHAAD – An event offering an exclusive designer collection for Ladies Artcore is proud to support Asif Ayaaz in his new venture. Asif is a designer and worked at Artcore as a volunteer in 2013. He has been actively supporting Artcore in its hands on projects and he particularly enjoyed working with diverse members of
On 2nd and 3rd August 2014, as a part of the Riverside Festival in Nottingham, Artcore delivered a range of creative participatory activities in the Children’s Zone. Over the weekend, there were a range of fun, group based activities: Block printing, Collage painting, Paint a pot activity, and the Web of Water Big Draw These
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