Show: Celebration Event
Art and Design Summer Show
2018 marks 175 years of art and design education here at Nottingham Trent University (NTU), since the formation of the Nottingham Government School of Design in 1843. Mindful of this heritage, and its impact on creativity and innovation, we take this moment to celebrate the next generation of artists and designers.
- From: Friday 1 June 2018, 5 pm
- To: Friday 1 June 2018, 9 pm
- Location: Arkwright, Barnes Wallis, Bonington, Newton and Waverley buildings, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham,
- Booking deadline: Friday 1 June 2018, 10.00 am
NTU's Art and Design Summer Show is one of the UK's largest free public exhibitions of creativity and innovation by over 1,300 graduating artists and designers, from 22 undergraduate course across the School of Art & Design and the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment.
Spanning visual arts; visual communication; fashion, textiles and knitwear design; fashion management, marketing and communication; architecture and interiors; and furniture and product design, the Summer Show showcases a diverse and inspiring range of creative thinking and achievement.
Download your copy of the show guide, you'll also be able to pick up a copy when you visit the show.
Our Celebration Event is a fantastic opportunity for creative professionals, friends and family* to have the first glimpse of the work before it goes on show to the public from 2 – 10 June.
The evening is set to be jam-packed with fabulous work, live music, fashion salon shows, and street performances by our final year BA (Hons) Theatre Design students, as they parade down Shakespeare Street with puppets specially created for Nottingham's first ever puppet festival which took place in March.
|4.30 pm – 5 pm||Charted Society of Designers (CSD) awards ceremony (invitation only)||Adams room, Newton building|
|5 pm||Show doors open||Arkwright, Barnes Wallis, Bonington, Newton and Waverley buildings|
|5.30 pm – 6 pm||Special official opening of the show||Central court, Newton building|
|6 pm – 6.30 pm||Fashion salon show||Newton building|
|7 pm – 7.30 pm||Puppet parade, accompanied by NTU Music||Start: Waverley building|
Route: Shakespeare Street
End: Newton building (Goldsmith Street)
|7.30 pm – 8 pm||Fashion salon show||Newton building|
|Live music and DJ's throughout the evening across the City Campus|
Reserve your place
To reserve your place for the Celebration Event, please select 'reserve your place' at the top of the page and complete an online booking form.
Taking place across the City Campus, exhibiting courses include:
|Arkwright building||Barnes Wallis||Bonington building||Newton building||Waverley building|
|Architecture (BArch)||Fashion Communication and Promotion||Fine Art||Architectural Technology||Animation|
(new to the show)
|Interior Architecture and Design |
(BA and MA)
|Fashion Management||Textile Design||Architecture (MArch)||Art and Design Media Practice|
|Graphic Design||Fashion Marketing and Branding||Decorative Arts||Costume Design and Making|
|International Fashion Business||Fashion Accessory Design||Design for Film and Television|
|Fashion Design||Theatre Design|
|Fashion Knitwear Design and Knitted Textiles|
|Furniture and Product Design |
(BA, BSc and MA)
Keep up to date
You can keep up to date with the work in progress by visiting the specially created online social media hub, or by using the hashtag #NTUDegreeShow.
Many of our students will also be exhibiting in London at a number of influential graduate design exhibitions and events in June and July.
From fashion to photography, graphics, costume and theatre design, textiles, furniture, product design and interior architecture, find out where they will be this summer!
For all enquiries about this event, please email us or call +44 (0)115 848 8268.
Image: Darryl Whitworth, BA (Hons) Fine Art 2018
There is no parking available at the University itself, but there are many car parking facilities within a couple of minutes walking distance. The nearest car park is Talbot Street Car Park. If using this car park, please exit onto Chaucer Street.
To plan your journey to the NTU City Campus, please visit the Get Directions Page on the NTU website.