Located within the Nottingham School of Art & Design, Bonington Gallery works with practitioners and institutions from across Europe and beyond.
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About Bonington Gallery: 50 years of curating and creating contemporary art
Bonington Gallery has been a significant part of the cultural landscape of Nottingham for half a century. Its diverse and ambitious artistic programme has consistently presented the forefront of creative practice and through this has gained a national reputation.
The gallery is situated within the Bonington building, first opened on 14 October 1969 by Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent. This labyrinth of a modernist building is nestled in the heart of our City Campus and is home to a wide range of creative courses, providing a suitable context for an artistic programme that profiles a wide range of creative practice.
Hosting an annual series of exhibitions, film nights, workshops and events, the gallery also plays an important role as a resource for students, offering a public gallery experience on the doorstep. The Gallery's independent website includes current and forthcoming exhibitions and events, a blog, and an online archive of past exhibitions.
Bonington Gallery holds a strong position within Nottingham’s art scene. In 2015 the Gallery, together with a steering group made up of Nottingham’s visual art venues, established the Nottingham Art Map – an interactive website and street guide promoting exhibitions and events across many of Nottingham’s galleries and artist led spaces.
The gallery is also part of Curated & Created – NTU’s cultural programme aimed at helping students, staff and the local community get enjoyment, inspiration and intellectual stimulation from all of our exciting cultural and creative activities.
Address: Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham School of Art & Design, Bonington building, Dryden Street, Nottingham NG1 4GG
Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm; Saturdays, 11 am – 3 pm (during exhibition periods)
email@example.com / 0115 848 8651
Tom Godfrey | Curator
Joshua Lockwood-Moran | Assistant Curator
Claire Simpson | Gallery Coordinator
Claire.Simpson@ntu.ac.uk / 0115 848 8651
Bev Armstrong | Gallery Marketing Officer
Bev.Armstrong@ntu.ac.uk / 0115 848 2042
Laura Millward | Gallery Marketing Assistant
Laura.Millward@ntu.ac.uk / 0115 848 8245
- Subject area: Art and design
- Category: Learning tools and spaces
- Location: City Campus