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What’s on Art Core: Residencies, Reading Room & Exhibition at Riverlights

Welcome to the month of February, which is packed with loads of exciting events & Collaborations! Our pop-up Reading Room is now open, with a space for mutual support, lending & purchasing of books & resources. We also have a curated reading group by artists in residence.

The highlight of the Month is the Exhibition by Roo Dhissou & Sahjan Kooner (ASTRAL VILLAGE) sloooooowwwww in partnership with the New Midland Group opening at the Riverlights venue in Derby. Make sure to book your place to see this dreamlike event.  

Young Artists Collective is starting their residency from the 7th of Feb, focusing on ‘Migratory Stories, Shared Histories and Support & Care’. make sure to check them out on socials and keep up with what they’re up to! @yac_collective

Artcore Gallery is undergoing some major improvements & we’ll unveil our new, modern space in Spring.  We’ll have a new eco-friendly & sustainability focused café as well as brand new facilities to become completely accessible for all!

Important Dates for February 2022:

4th February – Poetry Workshop with Sophie Sparhman

18th February –  (Astral Village) sloooowwww Opens

21st February – LGBTQ+ History Month Takeover

21st February – Allenton Hippo Family Workshop

Ongoing Projects:

Table Talk 
Power To Empower
Future Endeavours 
Express Yourself 



LGBTQ+ History Month Takeover

LGBTQ+ History Month Takeover

Roo Dhissou & Sahjan Kooner (ASTRAL VILLAGE) sloooooowwwww

Roo Dhissou & Sahjan Kooner’s Astral Village

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