What’s on

Find theatre, classical & chamber music, world, folk & jazz gigs, live comedy, dance performances, children's shows, free talks and workshops, as well as our visual art exhibitions and museum programme below.

22 events
  • Homage to the Bauhaus Loading...
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    Homage to the Bauhaus

    Saturday 02 March - Sunday 02 June

    In the centenary year of the founding of the influential Bauhaus art school in Weimar, Homage to the Bauhaus considers the impact of the school’s teachings and aesthetic ideas on artists and photographers in the twentieth century.

  • Charles Poulsen: Gridations Loading...
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    Charles Poulsen: Gridations

    Saturday 02 March - Monday 27 May

    Poulsen’s drawings are striking abstractions realised in layers of pencil, wax and gouache.

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    Current Archaeology in the East Midlands

    Saturday 06 April - Sunday 30 June

    A new Museum Exhibition Programme, Current Archaeology in the East Midlands, displays and examines work undertaken throughout the East Midlands by archaeologists, community groups and museums. 

  • Romantic Facts and Fantasies Loading...
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    Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Friday 10 May - Sunday 25 August

    Culture and Heritage of the romantic Age, c. 1780-1840.

  • Woodland Loading...
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    Woodland

    Sunday 26 May - Sunday 02 June

    We’ve invited cartoonist Billy Partridge to create an outline landscape on the walls of the Wallner Gallery inspired by our green parkland surroundings and our partners the Woodland Trust. 

  • Grand Designs, Mini Models Loading...
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    Grand Designs, Mini Models

    Tuesday 28 May

    Imagine being an architect! Have a look at the Bauhaus exhibition and then design a stylish home.

  • CANCELLED: Bauhaus Your City Loading...
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    CANCELLED: Bauhaus Your City

    Tuesday 28 May

    Find out about Bauhaus principles of design in the Homage to the Bauhaus exhibition and then make your own Bauhaus-inspired model home for contemporary Nottingham. 

  • Lecture - The Bauhaus and Cultural Politics in Weimar Germany Loading...
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    Lecture - The Bauhaus and Cultural Politics in Weimar Germany

    Wednesday 29 May

    Join Professor Shearer West, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Nottingham, author of The Visual Arts in Germany 1890-1937: Utopia and Despair (Manchester University Press, 2000) for this lecture.

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    Laura McCafferty

    Saturday 01 June - Sunday 25 August

    Since completing her Master of Fine Arts at Goldsmiths, University of London in 2016, Laura McCafferty has developed an interdisciplinary approach to her work, combining drawing, textiles and performance to ‘subtly mess with what’s expected’. 

  • Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies Loading...
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    Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Wednesday 05 June

    Join the exhibition curators for a guided walk through of the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

  • Talk - Gothic Haunting from the 1790s to the Present Loading...
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    Talk - Gothic Haunting from the 1790s to the Present

    Wednesday 05 June

    The condition of haunting is central to the gothic mode. Dr Matt Green, Associate Professor in the School of English, explores haunting and being haunted.

  • Flesh & Text: Thirty Years of Bodies in Flight Loading...
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    Flesh & Text: Thirty Years of Bodies in Flight

    Tuesday 11 June - Sunday 30 June

    This exhibition draws together still and moving images, alongside artefacts and commentary about this pioneering company’s work.