Category: Art

Gallery Review: True To Size – Heather Phillipson

Wednesday 27th July 2016

A video response to the current exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre – True To Size from Heather Phillipson.

Thanks to Aiden, Bec and Dillon for visiting the exhibition and producing this video to document their response to the pieces in the gallery. True To Size will be available to view in the … Continue Reading

BLOG: Internship at Plymouth Arts Centre

Wednesday 20th July 2016


By Susan Hamston


Having been involved in the practical and creative side of making art, I was lacking an understanding of how an Arts Centre runs: from funding and curating to marketing and installing exhibitions. This was an opportunity … Continue Reading

Art Review: Here Is Where We Came From – Holly Davey

Wednesday 18th May 2016

Inspired by a photograph of a bombed out church in London by Lee Miller and the rich history of Plymouth’s wartime experience, artist Holly Davey has developed a body of work that captures a moment within Plymouth’s history that is universal … Continue Reading

PAC Home Project Grant 2016

Wednesday 20th April 2016

PAC Home Project Grant 2016

Plymouth Arts Centre are pleased to offer a Project Grant for a PAC Home member or group of members to plan and deliver a curated project during the 2016 Plymouth Art Weekender.

Aiming to support artist-led and curatorial practice and increase the number of opportunities for artists … Continue Reading

Art Review: The First Humans

Wednesday 9th March 2016

‘The First Humans’ explores themes of pre-history, evolution and sci-fi imaginings of early man. Curated by Angela Kingston and organised by The Pump House Gallery in collaboration with Plymouth Arts Centre it features the work of Caroline Achaintre, Salvatore Arancio, Vidya Gastaldon, Andy Harper, Ben Rivers and Jack Strange…. Continue Reading

On Placement: Working with Artist’s Film

Tuesday 8th March 2016

I am a mature student doing a BA in Fine Arts at the University of Plymouth. Before I started my degree I would have called myself a painter – things have changed quite surprisingly as now I am drawn to work with … Continue Reading

On Placement: Curating The First Humans Exhibition

Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Placement student Rose Hellyar worked at Plymouth Arts Centre on the curation of The First Humans exhibition. This is her account of her time with us.

Curated by Angela Kingston, in association with Plymouth Arts Centre, The Pump House Gallery in London and Arts Council England, The First Humans … Continue Reading

Art Review: Peter Liversidge Talk

Thursday 17th December 2015

Earlier this month, I was invited to attend a PAC Home Talk by conceptual artist, Peter Liversidge. Born in 1973, Peter’s work has appeared in exhibitions both at home and abroad.

His career path began studying Fine Art at … Continue Reading