Everyone is an artist

Close-up of two children's hands pointing at colorful, patterned squares on a quilted mat, showcasing a variety of textures and vibrant hues.
HeART in libraries project, Lamar Francois 2024

Since 1977, we’ve been breaking down barriers to reconnect people with art, culture and creativity. We stand up for people who are underrepresented in the arts. We see talent where it has been overlooked and undervalued. Anywhere can be your studio, your gallery, your stage. At City Arts, we believe you are an artist. 

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Close-up of two children's hands pointing at colorful, patterned squares on a quilted mat, showcasing a variety of textures and vibrant hues.
HeART in libraries project, Lamar Francois 2024

Exhibition

In Residence

Dates of event: Until 6 Jun 2024 Mon - Thu, Daily Opening Time: 10:00am - Daily Closing Time: 5:00pm

Venue Address: The Window Gallery, City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

This exhibition showcases the work of three artists: Laura Decorum, Gemma Poyzer and Sage M Stephanou. The artists are being supported and platformed by City Arts as part of our…

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City Arts Hosts • Poetry

DIY Poets – Reasons To Be Cheerful

Date of event: 13 Jun 2024 Event start time: 7:00pm - Event end time: 9:30pm

Online + Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

City Arts are pleased to host Reasons To Be Cheerful, DIY Poets' event for Nottingham Poetry Festival. It is an online/offline hybrid event from our building in Hockley, Nottingham. This…

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Musical cast in rehersals with a giant puppet
Rehersals for The JINGAH Project, 2021

Case Study

We went wild, did everything we could, and treated it like a high-end West End production.

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Key Stats April 2022 - March 2023

34% Reduction in carbon emissions

50% of staff from traditionally working class backgrounds

4 Mini-festivals in St Ann’s, Aspley, Bulwell and Hyson Green

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