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Artist Joey Wheeler talks to course members at City Arts
ELEVATE Launch at City Arts , Lamar Francois 2022

Since 1977, we have collaborated with communities and artists to create and explore art of all kinds – from music to writing, from drawing to dance. We aim to give everyone the chance to be creative, regardless of who they are or where they’re from.

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Artist Joey Wheeler talks to course members at City Arts
ELEVATE Launch at City Arts , Lamar Francois 2022

Online Exhibition

Re-Imagine

Dates of event: Until 31 Aug 2022

Location: Online

Re-Imagine is the first in a series of four online exhibitions. Each explores young people's experience of mental health issues. The series showcases artwork by a mix of UK-based and…

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Exhibition

100 Eggs for Ukraine

Dates of event: Until 22 Sep 2022 Mon - Thur, Daily Opening Time: 10:00am - Daily Closing Time: 5:00pm

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

An exhibition of ornately decorated eggs that are rich in history and symbolism – Pysanky. The Pysanky custom is ancient. One legend from the Carpathian Mountains tells that the concept…

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Artist makes puppets with young girl
Workshop with the Refugee Forum, 2021

Case Study

It has been a privilege and a joy to be part of the workshops... to see children from families I support, laugh, dance and sing

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Key Stats April 2021 - March 2022

250 Art packs for people experiencing isolation

150 Art packs for refugee families

69 Artists employed

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