RESIDENCE: City Arts’ Bursaries for artists living in Nottingham
RESIDENCE supports artists who have faced barriers in their career relating to class, ethnicity or disability. City Arts is offering three bursaries of £1200 to marginalised artists living in Nottingham,…Read more: 'RESIDENCE: City Arts’ Bursaries for artists living in Nottingham'
“When you’ve got other people around you, you feel more motivated and inspired.”
Get Creative is City Arts’ longest running project. It started in 2011 and provides a weekly, therapeutic, pop-up studio space for - at the time of writing - six learning…Read more: '“When you’ve got other people around you, you feel more motivated and inspired.”'
Hoopla! shortlisted for Best Family Arts Activity award
City Arts’ mini-festival for 0-4 year olds is one of 24 incredible arts activities shortlisted for the national Fantastic for Families Awards. Each of the shortlisted organisations have made an…Read more: 'Hoopla! shortlisted for Best Family Arts Activity award'
Who was Eric Irons OBE?
Eric Irons OBE is the subject of Honey Williams' mural on Carrington Street Bridge, Nottingham. The mural was designed and painted by Honey, with support from Alex Hobby, City Arts…Read more: 'Who was Eric Irons OBE?'
Combining Science and Art – download our newspaper about the HeART project
Enjoy this newspaper about our HeART project – a City Arts collaboration with Lakeside Arts and the Biodiscovery Institute at University of Nottingham. On the surface, City Arts and the…Read more: 'Combining Science and Art – download our newspaper about the HeART project'
City Arts awarded £6,200 by Jigsaw Foundation
City Arts has been awarded £6,200 by the Jigsaw Foundation to support a new project called My Voice, My Place!. The Jigsaw Foundation is part of the Jigsaw Homes Group…Read more: 'City Arts awarded £6,200 by Jigsaw Foundation'
Hoopla! 2023 – mini-festivals for ages 0-4 coming to your area
For the second year in a row, City Arts are bringing a mini-festival for 0-4 year olds to four Nottingham areas. Hoopla! is a fun, free, outdoor mini-festival. Join us…Read more: 'Hoopla! 2023 – mini-festivals for ages 0-4 coming to your area'
New Nottingham podcast series explores the lives of disabled artists
A new podcast series will focus on the lives and work of Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent artists from Nottingham. Series 2 of the Community Conversations podcast will explore the barriers…Read more: 'New Nottingham podcast series explores the lives of disabled artists'
“It was three full days of great, open conversations and support.”
Elodie Horsewell is an 18 year old artist. She was invited to take part in our Artployment project by the team at People Express, an arts organisation based in South…Read more: '“It was three full days of great, open conversations and support.”'
Artployment – a free toolkit promoting entrepreneurship to young people entering the arts
Download our free Artployment toolkit in English or Spanish. Aimed at youth workers, this publication provides a series of tried-and-tested activities that can be run with young people hoping to…Read more: 'Artployment – a free toolkit promoting entrepreneurship to young people entering the arts'
“I’ve learnt new skills and that’s given me confidence.”
Volunteers are very important to small charities like City Arts. Recently, we’ve been working with Anna McLaughlin, a University of Leeds graduate with Masters degree in Arts Management and Heritage…Read more: '“I’ve learnt new skills and that’s given me confidence.”'
Where to see City Arts’ giant puppets this June…
This June we are bringing our giant bird puppets to events around Nottingham. The bird puppets were created with community groups, including Nottingham care home residents. Find out where you…Read more: 'Where to see City Arts’ giant puppets this June…'