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As the name suggests, at the ARC we are passionate about the arts, whether performing or visual.

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As well as our programme of temporary exhibitions we are most fortunate in having several pieces of sculpture featured in the Harlow Sculpture map sited at the ARC.


by F.E. McWilliam


Help was commissioned by the Harlow Art Trust.

This represents two women from the Northern Ireland Peace Movement. It was unveiled by Sir Hugh Casson, President of the Royal Academy of Arts.


by Lee Grandjean


Chorus was sited to celebrate the anniversary of Harlow Chorus.

Grandjean was born in London in 1949. He lived in Harlow from the age of twelve and was one of the first pupils at Burnt Mill School.


by Sally Doig


Previously sited at Harlow Sports Centre.

Wrestlers was commissioned by Harlow Art Trust when Doig was a student at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts.

Planty Reliefs by Robert Koenig.

Purchased by the ARC in 2009 for the new entrance area.

We are the music makers

by Angela Godfrey 2006.

In memory of Ron & Peggy Richardson, commissioned by Harlow Chorus to mark 20 years at the ARC.

To find out more about the Harlow Sculpture Trail

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