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News: Art from people’s garments- Get Involved!

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Artist Joy Pitts turns thousands of unwanted clothing labels into works of art and is inviting 450 participants to stitch a label for inclusion in her next creation.

The completed labels will be used for the background of a portrait that will be unveiled later in the year. Joy Pitts, a multiple award-winning contemporary artist is offering this rare opportunity to be involved in her work as part of the BBC Get Creative Campaign. Drop into The Lace Market Gallery for ten minutes to participate and become part of this significant artwork. All materials provided.

This event is being organised by Lace Market Gallery and Joy Pitts, as part of BBC Get Creative. This event has not been organised directly by the BBC.

Get Creative is a major celebration of the nation's arts, culture and creativity. Led by BBC ARTS and What Next? in collaboration with a huge range of arts, cultural and voluntary organisations, everyone is invited to get involved and share their creative talents.

Visit to find out more.

Date: Monday 27th April
Time: 10am – 1pm and 2pm-5pm
venue: Lace Market Gallery, 25 Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1LP

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  • 8th March 2018 (12:00 AM)
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