Category: Art

Plymouth Art Weekender – Our Tips!

Friday 22nd September 2017

The Plymouth Art Weekender is upon us! This fantastic annual event brings together artists, makers, creatives and the general public in a celebration of the city and the talent it produces.
The Weekender showcases a wide and diverse range of activity for all ages including a large array of events … Continue Reading

Return of the PAC – Looe Street Detectives

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Hannah Pollard invites you to join the Looe Street Detectives…

Plymouth Arts Centre is celebrating it’s 70th anniversary – cheers to you! It is now, and has been for some time, an integral part of my life.

Four years ago I had the … Continue Reading

In Residency: a Q&A with artist AJ Stockwell

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Whilst in residence here at Plymouth Arts Cent​re, artist AJ Stockwell has been continuing her research into the fictional society of ‘White Rock’, a utopian society fixated on the production and preservation of porcelain. The founding principle of White Rock was motivated by a desire for material empathy – … Continue Reading

PAC To The Future: Q&A with Kitty

Wednesday 30th August 2017

On Wednesday 2 August, we were joined by young emerging artist Kitty McEwan of YEA Plymouth, as she toured the gallery providing a lunchtime talk on our most recent exhibition Finding Fanon Sequence.

We caught up with Kitty after her talk to find out more about her practice and … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Finding Fanon Sequence exhibition

Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Images courtesy of Sam Garwood

For more information on this exhibition visit our event page, and you can also read a review of the exhibition from Jessica Wright on our blog.

Art Review: “manifesting issues of race, showing the artists in a post-apocalyptic-like space” Finding Fanon Sequence

Wednesday 26th July 2017

Jessica Wright reviews our current exhibition from artists David Blandy and Larry Achiampong, Finding Fanon Sequence. This exhibition is available to view at Plymouth Arts Centre until 2 September 2017.

Finding Fanon Sequence is the fruit of David Blandy and Larry Achiampong’s shared search for their … Continue Reading

PAC Home Batter Street Residency

Thursday 29th June 2017

Image Credit: Andy Cluer 2017

Between March and June of this year, two PAC Home members were selected to be artists in residence at our Batter Street studios after an open call for applications. Andy Cluer (Plymouth) and Rachael Allain (Totnes) worked alongside … Continue Reading

“Môr Plastig addresses the state of pollution on our beaches and what we might be leaving for future generations”

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Ben Borthwick, Artistic Director at Plymouth Arts Centre, explores the latest exhibition in the PAC galleries from artist Mike Perry – LAND/SEA (Tir/Môr)

Archaeologists analyse the imprint of humanity on the world. They do this through study of the objects we make, the ways we use those objects … Continue Reading