Suzannah Bedford in conversation with Junction Arts
On Monday 21st September, our Director Suzannah spoke to Junction Arts about art and community engagement. They touched on the ways City Arts has supported communities throughout the pandemic, and…Read more: 'Suzannah Bedford in conversation with Junction Arts'
Black Lives Matter: Our Commitments
City Arts came into being over 40 years ago. Our mission was, and still is, to make art for and with people from some of Nottingham's most marginalised communities. The…Read more: 'Black Lives Matter: Our Commitments'
Dance and art in the age of COVID with Jamal Sterrett Phoenix
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact on artist Jamal Sterrett Phoenix's practice. This blog is the second in our #WINDOWONTHEWORLD series which offers a platform to artists who…Read more: 'Dance and art in the age of COVID with Jamal Sterrett Phoenix'
The Search for Teddy Island: COVID-safe family puppet show tours to St Ann’s doorsteps
City Arts is touring a family friendly puppet show ‘The Search for Teddy Island’ to the doorsteps of St Ann's residents. With theatres still closed due to the pandemic, the…Read more: 'The Search for Teddy Island: COVID-safe family puppet show tours to St Ann’s doorsteps'
Towards Reopening – COVID-19 Update
City Arts is looking forward to welcoming participants, artists and visitors back to our building. Much of our core work is with vulnerable people, including those with complex health needs.…Read more: 'Towards Reopening – COVID-19 Update'
Our digital audience – take the survey!
We are carrying out this survey to better understand who our digital audiences are and how digital audiences are engaging with arts and culture online, more generally. The survey should…Read more: 'Our digital audience – take the survey!'
Getting ready for Pride with the Young Producers
Nottinghamshire Pride is going online this year. On Saturday 25th July, 7-9pm, they will be showcasing performances and interviews for you to enjoy from the comfort of home. To help…Read more: 'Getting ready for Pride with the Young Producers'
Life in lockdown with photographer Grace Eden
Based in St. Anns, Nottingham, photographer Grace Eden has been documenting her life under lockdown. This blog post is the first in a series. We will be offering a platform…Read more: 'Life in lockdown with photographer Grace Eden'
Global Village: Photographs of Global Sistaz United by Sara Gaynor
For Refugee Week 2019, the City Arts building was full of life. We hosted activities ranging from Persian Drumming to catwalk fashion shows. We put on an exhibition called markmaking.…Read more: 'Global Village: Photographs of Global Sistaz United by Sara Gaynor'
Creative activities to try at home for Refugee Week 2020
Refugee Week is a gesture of welcome and solidarity. It’s a celebration of cultural richness and the contribution that refugees and asylum seekers make. Each year Refugee week has a…Read more: 'Creative activities to try at home for Refugee Week 2020'
Persimmon Homes award City Arts £1,000 for young people’s mental health courses
City Arts has secured a £1,000 donation from housebuilder Persimmon Homes, for our mental health wellbeing course. We will use the funds to deliver a series of ‘Express Yourself’…Read more: 'Persimmon Homes award City Arts £1,000 for young people’s mental health courses'
Paper-based workshops for Nottstopping Festival
For Nottstopping Festival, we live streamed three FREE activities on the theme of paper and mindfulness. If you missed them at the time, you can watch them below. Tune in,…Read more: 'Paper-based workshops for Nottstopping Festival'