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

WordPlay

Dates of event: Until 18 Jul 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

Presented by the Young Producers at City Arts, this exhibition showcases poetry-based artwork by both local and international emerging creatives. Featuring a wide range of voices and talents from up-and-coming…

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Izzy Hollis with wearable puppets representing Tourette's tics.
Why Fish? by Izzy Hollis, Lamar Francois 2022

Case Study

You’ve given me the time and space to develop as an artist. I’ve built on the skills I learnt at Uni, and it’s given me the motivation to move forward.

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Key Stats April 2022 - March 2023

1 in 6 Artists employed were deaf or disabled

40 Freelance artists employed

134 Artists supported

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