Watercolour Resist, Rorschach Ink Blots, Tie-dying with Bleach and more with the Young Producers
Last week was week 2 of our Young Producers #IsolationCreations project. Every day, they've been sharing creative activities to do at home on their Instagram account. They want to provide…Read more: 'Watercolour Resist, Rorschach Ink Blots, Tie-dying with Bleach and more with the Young Producers'
Armchair Gallery – get creative in isolation with our free app
The coronavirus crisis is bringing isolation and social distancing to us all. But for many of the country's older people this experience is not new. In England, more than 2…Read more: 'Armchair Gallery – get creative in isolation with our free app'
Choice Gossip for Retail Later
Sadly, the COVID-19 outbreak means the shutters are down on our current window exhibition. And anyway, there’s no one out on the streets to look at it. Here it is…Read more: 'Choice Gossip for Retail Later'
#IsolationCreation with the Young Producers
Our wonderful Young Producers group have decided they want to help people get through this difficult time of self-isolaton and social distancing. Being creative - making art - has lots…Read more: '#IsolationCreation with the Young Producers'
A message from our Director, Suzannah Bedford, in response to the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak: Dear participants, fellow artists, colleagues and audience membersDue to Government concern regarding the COVID-19 virus, City Arts…Read more: 'Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update'
Photographer Siobhan Jackson captures Nottingham art charities
We were delighted to stumble across this fantastic series of images on Instagram. They were conceived, captured and composed by Siobhan Jackson. Siobhan is a Photography student at Nottingham Trent…Read more: 'Photographer Siobhan Jackson captures Nottingham art charities'
Call for artwork: an exhibition of young artists exploring mental health
Are you aged 13-25? Do you make art? Are you using it to express something about mental health? We’re looking for young artists to submit artwork for City Arts and…Read more: 'Call for artwork: an exhibition of young artists exploring mental health'
Parades, play and emotions at Light Night 2020
We had a wonderful time at Nottingham Light Night 2020. For the first time the event took place over two days, Friday 7th & Saturday 8th February. City Arts produced…Read more: 'Parades, play and emotions at Light Night 2020'
Nottingham Puppet Festival returns for 2020
Following the success of the first Nottingham Puppet Festival in 2018, the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall, in partnership with City Arts and Nottingham Trent University, has announced a…Read more: 'Nottingham Puppet Festival returns for 2020'
Silent Orchestra – multi-sensory instruments for people with dementia
City Arts has been supporting artist Jenny Hibberd, music tutor James Sykes and programmer Andrew Johnston to create multi-sensory musical instruments for people with dementia. Their creations are a creative…Read more: 'Silent Orchestra – multi-sensory instruments for people with dementia'
Alan Sillitoe and Nottingham – An Oral History
Four films that examine the inspiration behind and impact of Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by legendary Nottingham writer Alan Sillitoe. Alan grew up in poverty in Radford, Nottingham. Both…Read more: 'Alan Sillitoe and Nottingham – An Oral History'
Suzannah Bedford announced as new director of City Arts
We are delighted to announce that Suzannah Bedford has been appointed new CEO and Creative Director of City Arts. As former Creative Director of regeneration charity The Renewal Trust, Suzannah…Read more: 'Suzannah Bedford announced as new director of City Arts'