Category: Art

Get an Arts Award this Summer Holidays!

Tuesday 17th June 2014

This week is Children’s Art Week, so it’s a good time to tell you that this summer at Plymouth Arts Centre we are running our Ignite! Arts Award course for 11-15 year olds.

Join us for two days of exciting, creative and challenging sessions, which involve experimenting with materials, learning new … Continue Reading

PAC Home at Bristol Art Weekender

Wednesday 4th June 2014

PAC Home, Plymouth Arts Centre’s artist support network, offers opportunities for emerging artists in the city to interact with and learn from other artists nationally. This allows our talented artists to expand their knowledge and enhance their practice.

PAC Home is currently offering two bursaries of £100* towards travel for artists, writers … Continue Reading

Juliet Middleton-Batts: from Volunteer to Resident Artist!

Wednesday 28th May 2014

 By Operations Manager Jamie Jones

 I am fortunate enough to work at Plymouth Arts Centre, and part of my role is to coordinate our fantastic Volunteers. I enjoy recruiting and working with volunteers, as they are doing something … Continue Reading

PAC Home Curatorial Grant: Driftingspace

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Driftingspace (Sally Hall & Jason Hirons) was awarded a PAC Home curatorial grant in April. They were awarded the grant after applying for financial support for their collaborative curatorial practice. The money was used to produce Textually Active: A … Continue Reading

Fundraising Deadline Approaches

Tuesday 6th May 2014


Please make a donation to our Creativity in the Community fundraising campaign.

With just three weeks to go before the end of May, we are asking you to dig deep into your pockets and make a donation to help us support disadvantaged families to bond and have confidence to play … Continue Reading

Artist Interview: Rosalind Fowler

Tuesday 29th April 2014

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Artist Rosalind Fowler talks to us about her film, Folk in Her Machine, a fascinating and beautiful study of traditional rituals including Padstow’s Obby Oss May Day festival. 

Screening at … Continue Reading

Artist Interview: Emily Speed

Wednesday 16th April 2014

Sharna Houghton talks to Emily Speed about her practice, and ‘Littoral Zone,’ her commissioned work installed at Plymouth Arts Centre until 25 May 2014.

Initially the work was commissioned as a video piece, could you explain how it has … Continue Reading

Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside: win an Emily Speed windbreak!

Tuesday 18th March 2014

For the exhibition Littoral Zone, artist Emily Speed has been commissioned to make a new installation for our gallery. The name of the exhibition refers to the space between the high and low water mark … Continue Reading