Visual Arts in Rural Communities


Visual Arts in Rural Communities (VARC) funds and manages an on-going programme of residencies for artists, offering them opportunities to develop their work in response to the rural landscape and its community.

Based at Highgreen, Tarset in rural Northumberland, VARC seeks to foster, promote and advance the appreciation and understanding of contemporary art and enjoyment of creativity through exhibitions, events and participatory activities in the community and with local schools, regional SEN and SEND schools and visiting groups.


The Old Stables Highgreen Tarset Hexham NE48 1RP

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