Category: Art

Welcome to our new PAC staff members!

Wednesday 29th March 2017

We’ve had two exciting new additions to the Plymouth Arts Centre staff line-up this year, our Assistant Curator Lucy Rollins and PAC Home Co-ordinator Laura Edmunds.

Lucy will be working closely with Artistic Director Ben Borthwick to curate our public exhibitions, organise private art events and workshops … Continue Reading

PAC Home Cardiff Away Day: Artes Mundi 7

Thursday 2nd March 2017


Artist and PAC Home member, Rosie King reviews her experience in Cardiff as a part of the Artes Mundi 7 Away Day which she visited with travel support from PAC Home, Plymouth Arts Centre’s artist support network. 

On Saturday 18th February … Continue Reading

Review: Multi Screen Improvisation Performed by Malcolm Le Grice and Keith Rowe

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Image: After Leonardo, Malcolm Le Grice, 2016. Photo: Josh Huxham
This evening I had the privilege of attending a performance of After Leonardo by Plymouth-born Artist Malcolm Le Grice and Keith Rowe at the Peninsula Arts Gallery, located within Plymouth University. As an attendee to the breath-taking show, I found myself … Continue Reading

Exhibition Review: Malcolm Le Grice: Present Moments and Passing Time

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Helen Tope has written a review of current exhibition Present Moments and Passing Time from artist Malcolm Le Grice. This exhibition is free to visit and open to all from 20th January to 18th March, here at the Plymouth Art Centre galleries.


Showing at Peninsula Arts and Plymouth Arts Centre, … Continue Reading

VIDEO: In Conversation with Malcolm Le Grice

Tuesday 31st January 2017

Watch our Facebook Live broadcast of Malcolm Le Grice in conversation with Plymouth Arts Centre’s Artistic Director Ben Borthwick at the preview of Present Moments and Passing Time on Thursday 19 January.
The exhibition celebrates the innovative and ground-breaking work of Plymouth-born Malcolm Le Grice, and how … Continue Reading

PAC Home Travel Bursary: British Art Show 8

Thursday 19th January 2017


Artists Clare Thornton, Rachael Allain and Sophie Mellor review the British Art Show 8 in Southampton, which they visited with a travel bursary from PAC Home, Plymouth Arts Centre’s artist support network. 

Rachael Allain

I was delighted to receive a travel bursary from PAC Home to visit the British … Continue Reading

PAC Home Library Residency

Wednesday 21st December 2016

PAC Home Library Residency
Plymouth Arts Centre are inviting artists to apply for a 6 week residency in the PAC Home space, with a focus on the PAC Home Library archive, to celebrate Plymouth Arts Centre’s 70th birthday.

By responding to the PAC Home Library, PAC is seeking artists, writers or curators … Continue Reading

Insight: Megan Broadmeadow’s Astro Raggi.

Wednesday 7th December 2016

Megan Broadmeadow: Astro Raggi

Astro Raggi is in the PAC Galleries until January 7th 2017.

This exhibition begins with the story of Pasquale Quadri. Or rather a story about him. Megan Broadmeadow first heard of the Italian optician, who was also a cinema projectionist, and member of a band, from a lighting … Continue Reading