Thanks for sharing all your amazing words of affirmations with us — we hope you found it just as inspiring as we did. Be sure to check out our events page to see our upcoming events!
The You Are Beautiful Experience is located at the Belk Court
The You Are Beautiful Experience opens Saturday May 20 through Sunday June 18 during normal mall hours.
This is a free experience to walk around, take pictures and leave your words of affirmation!
Matthew Hoffman is a Chicago based public artist. His work ranges from large-scale and interactive sculptures to small stickers and approachable art for the home. As custodian of You Are Beautiful, a project to better the world through positive messages, over 8 million stickers have been shared by the community, with over 100 public works permanently installed globally since 2002. Matthew’s work is created to be as open and accessible as possible. The messages he chooses are an effort to remind us individually of our self-worth and encourage us to be there for each other.
When you arrive at the You Are Beautiful Experience, we encourage everyone to leave their own words of affirmation on the tag wall! Tags will be available next to the wall with one side featuring the phrase “I AM” and the other side featuring a space for your name and location. Once you leave words of affirmation, they will travel across the country with the experience for everyone to read!