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.

26 events
  • Homage to the Bauhaus Loading...

    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...

    Charles Poulsen: Gridations

    Saturday 02 March - Monday 27 May

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

  • Circles of Influence Loading...

    Circles of Influence

    Saturday 06 April - Sunday 19 May

    Complementing the Homage to the Bauhaus exhibition, MA Photography students at Nottingham Trent University have produced new work reflecting on the educational

  • Current Archaeology in the East Midlands Loading...

    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. 

  • Gallery Tour - Homage to the Bauhaus Loading...

    Gallery Tour - Homage to the Bauhaus

    Thursday 02 May

    With Mark Rawlinson, Associate Professor, History of Art.

  • Romantic Facts and Fantasies Loading...

    Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Friday 10 May - Sunday 25 August

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

  • Study Day - The Kirkland Collection: A Closer Look Loading...

    Study Day - The Kirkland Collection: A Closer Look

    Saturday 11 May

    This Saturday morning session provides the opportunity to gain a greater insight into some of the Bauhaus exhibition artists and their works, particularly some lesser-known figures<

  • Workshop: Stencil Monoprints Loading...

    Workshop: Stencil Monoprints

    Sunday 12 May

    Create stencilled monoprints of abstract forms and overlapping colour in this workshop inspired by the Homage to the Bauhaus exhibition.

  • Woodland Loading...


    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...

    Grand Designs, Mini Models

    Tuesday 28 May

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

  • Bauhaus Your City Loading...

    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...

    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.