This informal library is an opportunity for the public to
engage in the research and processes of some of the artists
and organisations we work with on our projects.


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Artcore Awarded Prestigious CIP Grant!

Artcore, Derby awarded prestigious CIP grant! Artcore, Derby, has been awarded the prestigious CIP Grant from the Arts Council England. Under the Grant, Artcore will receive £250K. Artcore is among 66 cultural organisations across the country to benefit from a share of over £22.7 million from Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme. This funding comes […]

Art For Life

Art For Life are a creative art workshops every Tuesday afternoons 1-3pm open to all ages of people including those with health problems and learning difficulties. These sessions are engaging, exploring a variety of art mediums to spark expression whilst encouraging socialising and learning of new skills. Our group sessions are 2 hours, £10 for […]

Keep Walking!

Walk, walk, walk!  The popular KEEP WALKING classes are running on Thursdays at Artcore, led by the lovely Shailesh & Sunita who are encouraging us all to get more steps in! These really fun sessions aim to improve your health & wellbeing whilst being easy and accessible. They are completely free and suitable for all […]

Shape Your Future

For the academic year 2022-23, Artcore is working with four students from Horizons Sixth Form using a variety of art mediums and themes to support students in their creative exploration. We are also supporting learning and development of transferable life skills relating to the five themes of the Horizons’ ‘SHAPE’ curriculum: Safety, Health and Happiness, […]

Artcore Collaborative Residencies with NMG

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of the Artcore x NMG Collaborative Project Bursaries as Midlands-based pairs Lisa Selby & Dudley, Roo Dhissou & Sahjan Kooner, and Matt Woodham & Benjamin Shirley-Quirk. The NMG & Artcore Collaborative Residency focuses on interdisciplinary research and offers studio space and mentorship for pairs looking to work collaboratively […]


Colour the City Reimagine 2022 Reimagine is an ambitious, strategically connected performance programme generated by young people in areas of lowest cultural engagement in Derby.  Derby’s performing arts organisations are collaboratively supporting young people and working with them through progressive encounters with inspirational methods, artists and settings.  There are five partners on the Reimagine project, […]