PAC Home is a membership network for artists, curators and writers, who live and work in Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall. Set up in 2012, PAC Home now boasts over 70 members and was cited by a-n as “one of the best examples in the country”.
It is an initiative by Plymouth Arts Centre, aiming to support and foster a strong visual arts sector by developing and raising engagement in contemporary art, supporting production through critical review and connection to a professional and global network.
£30 – six month membership
£60 – twelve month membership
The membership includes:
Talks presented by visiting artists, curators and writers reflecting the programme at Plymouth Arts Centre and the needs of the membership. PAC Home members can contribute suggestions for speakers.
Group critiques offering a chance to share projects and get feedback. Projects and work can be brought to the informal sessions with peers. This will be chaired or facilitated as needed and can take place offsite in studios or at exhibitions.
Supper Club is a bi-monthly event hosted by PAC Home, inviting peers to present and discuss their work, ideas or developments in a social and informal setting.
Away Days and Travel Bursaries
Regional and national trips that include visiting other venues and making contact with other artists and projects.
Tailored sessions for individual PAC Home members with professionals and guests.
Art Writing Sessions
Building on the success of the Art Writers Group, these sessions taking place on a monthly basis for art writers, or those using text within their practice, in any form. The sessions are peer-to-peer, and aim to support and foster varying writing practices. Key writers in the field are invited as guests.
PAC Home Space
Members can use the dedicated PAC Home Space at Plymouth Arts Centre at any time during opening hours. The space has Wi-Fi access and a resource library and can be used for meetings or as drop in for individual study.
All PAC Home members are listed on the PAC Home page of Plymouth Arts Centre’s website and can have their name linked to their own website. Many PAC Home members have been invited to exhibit at South West galleries as a direct result of being listed on this page.
Current PAC Home members include
Dr Eila Goldhahn
Beth Emily Richards
Marcy da Silva Saude