Plymouth

Plymouth Arts Centre


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Welcome to Plymouth Arts Centre, a nationally acclaimed centre for contemporary art, independent cinema, and creative learning.

We believe that culture changes the world for the better.

Learning is at the heart of all of our activities. Plymouth Arts Centre is a creative place to socialise, and we want to enable as many people as possible to experience art, and feel inspired, confident and thrilled by what they encounter.

Our cinema is independent, so we hand-pick all of our films, from the best of arthouse cinema from around the world to those blockbusters that you wouldn’t want to watch anywhere else.

We commission work by national and international artists, working with them to develop a unique, challenging and varied programme of exhibitions.


Find us at...

  • Plymouth Arts Centre
  • 38 Looe Street
  • Plymouth
  • PL4 0EB

Our family-friendly offer

Plymouth Arts Centre believes in the value of creative learning as part of a life-long journey of discovery.

Bringing in Baby to the Gallery welcomes parents for a tour of the exhibitions with their babies; and under 5s and their parents engage in messy, open-ended creative activities at the Creative Play art workshops. Families love coming together for our school holiday art workshops, where they make their own work inspired by the current exhibition. Plymouth Arts Centre is also committed to supporting young people working towards their Arts Award qualifications.


Accessibility

There is level access to Plymouth Arts Centre’s ground floor including the reception, front gallery, cinema, cafe bar and accessible WC. We regret that the first floor is only accessible by stairs: which includes an exhibition display. The cinema features an infrared hearing loop system. There are two spaces for wheelchair users in the cinema, please inform our Box Office if you would like to use them, phone: 01752 206114. Our brochure and printed material are available in large print from the Box Office.


Our Events

  • Creative Play
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    Creative Play

    12 September 2017

    Due to overwhelming demand, we are now offering Creative Play twice a month!

    2 - 8 years
  • Creative Play
    Plymouth

    Creative Play

    26 September 2017

    Due to overwhelming demand, we are now offering Creative Play twice a month!Come into a stimulating environment where your child can lead you on a discovery of messy fun. These open-ended activities w...

    2 - 8 years
  • Bringing in Baby: to the Gallery
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    Bringing in Baby: to the Gallery

    03 October 2017

    Drop in for a guided tour of the latest exhibition with our visual arts team and your little ones. After exploring the art in the galleries all are welcome to relax in the comfort of the cafe and meet...

    2 - 8 years
  • Creative Play
    Plymouth

    Creative Play

    10 October 2017

      Booking essential to guarantee your place on 01752 206114. Please note the box office is open Tuesday - Saturday from 1pm. £5 per child (includes a free hot drink) Under 5s and their adul...

    2 - 8 years
  • Creative Play
    Plymouth

    Creative Play

    24 October 2017

    Due to overwhelming demand, we are now offering Creative Play twice a month!Come into a stimulating environment where your child can lead you on a discovery of messy fun. These open-ended activities w...

    2 - 8 years
  • Creative Play
    Plymouth

    Creative Play

    07 November 2017

    Come into a stimulating environment where your child can lead you on a discovery of messy fun. These open-ended activities will introduce you to new ideas, materials and creative processes which you c...

    2 - 8 years
  • Creative Play
    Plymouth

    Creative Play

    21 November 2017

    Come into a stimulating environment where your child can lead you on a discovery of messy fun. These open-ended activities will introduce you to new ideas, materials and creative processes which you c...

    2 - 8 years
  • Letterpress with Kiss & Bite Press
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    Letterpress with Kiss & Bite Press

    28 October 2017

    As part of We The People Are The Work, join Kiss & Bite Press for this unique letterpress workshop.Join Kiss & Bite Press for this unique workshop making your own letterpress statements and po...

    2 - 8 years

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