Category: Art

Art of the Year 2017

Wednesday 20th December 2017

We’ve had the pleasure of hosting a number of inspirational and innovative exhibitions from a range of international artists in the PAC Galleries this year – we caught up with our staff and volunteers to hear their thoughts on which pieces really stood out for them.
One exhibition in particular was … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Clare Thornton, Materials of Resistance

Tuesday 19th December 2017

This exhibition of Clare Thornton’s work explores her longstanding interest in folding and falling and its new means of expression through ceramics and print.
She has produced a sculptural installation comprising works that adorn the interior spaces of Plymouth Arts Centre, employing coiled, extruded clay and draped, printed pieces … Continue Reading

Clare Thornton ‘Materials of Resistance’ Private View

Tuesday 12th December 2017

Images from the opening night of Clare Thornton’s Materials of Resistance at Plymouth Arts Centre. The exhibition runs from Friday 1 December 2017 – Saturday 20 January 2018.

In Pictures: Ciara Phillips: Systems for Saying It

Wednesday 8th November 2017

This exhibition is part of We The People Are The Work, a major visual arts project in Plymouth that will explore ideas of power, protest and the public.

Ciara Phillips uses the discipline of printmaking to explore social concerns and develop collaborative practices. Regularly opening up her exhibitions … Continue Reading

Art Review: Ciara Phillips, Systems For Saying It

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Ciara Phillips: Systems For Saying It, a review from Jessica Wright

Arguably the most provocative, captivating work of the weekend, Ciara Phillips’ Systems For Saying It takes over both Plymouth Arts Centre’s galleries and communal spaces as part of We … Continue Reading

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