Exhibit at the Institute of Mental Health
Working with the Institute of Mental Health, City Arts puts on exhibitions looking at people’s experience of mental health issues. Each year we run an open exhibition asking artists to…Read more: 'Exhibit at the Institute of Mental Health'
Arts on Prescription
An Arts on Prescription course is made up of seven workshops. They are led by a professional artist. In each workshop, you will learn a different skill and use a…Read more: 'Arts on Prescription'
Weekly therapeutic art workshops aimed at people who have learning disabilities, mental health issues or are receiving other types of health care in the community. At Get Creative people can…Read more: 'Get Creative'
For over 10 years, our Express Yourself project has been helping young people to learn new creative skills and feel good about themselves. The courses run over ten weeks. They…Read more: 'Express Yourself'
Articles & Updates
Artists and mental health professionals speak about mental health, creativity and self care
In this video support worker Saffron, artist Meridith and photographer & CAMHS volunteer Neve talk about their experiences of getting help with their mental health. We hear how art can…Read more: 'Artists and mental health professionals speak about mental health, creativity and self care'
Artist Honey Williams on mental health, facing misogynoir and her artistic inspirations
Young people involved in our Express Yourself project posed questions to brilliant Nottingham-based artist Honey Williams. Honey describes herself as a Sonic and Visual Artist & Designer. She is an…Read more: 'Artist Honey Williams on mental health, facing misogynoir and her artistic inspirations'
Ideas for Creative Self-Care from Young Artists
Art can help your mental health. Making art boosts our confidence. It helps us feel more engaged and resilient. Being creative has been shown to relieve anxiety, depression and stress.…Read more: 'Ideas for Creative Self-Care from Young Artists'
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'
Mask Making with children and young people
A mask is a tool that can be used to temporarily alter a person’s appearance or personality. This activity will help young people create a mask and use their imaginations…Read more: 'Mask Making with children and young people'
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'
City Arts’ young participants help showcase 100 years of parks history in new mural
An old railway tunnel has been brought back to life telling the story and history of Arnold. The tunnel, which is located behind Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, on what was…Read more: 'City Arts’ young participants help showcase 100 years of parks history in new mural'