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Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery

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Address: Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB, England
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+44 115 948 9750
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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The Place Is Here

Walked past on my way to get some food so had to stop by on the way back. Overall the exhibition was well set out and just incredibly moving. Some touching pieces and I wish I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Walked past on my way to get some food so had to stop by on the way back. Overall the exhibition was well set out and just incredibly moving. Some touching pieces and I wish I could have stayed longer. Gift shop was also wonderful, not your average tat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love the new this is the place for you. I have been a few times. My wife hates modern art and spends the trip grumbling but I think there are features she secretly likes. Great coffee bar in the basement. Good shop with some unusual things. Check out the exhibition first as some are well wacky!

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entry, fab gift shop and always stunning exhibitions! i have been many man times as i live here in Nottingham and i have never been disappointed. even if you arnt feeling the art that day, there is a fab cafe and awesome gift shop.

Thank Amber C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The exterior reminds me of a portacabin although the colours and lace texture are a nice touch. The galleries are of a decent size and quality. The exhibitions are variable.. ..at their best they are varied ,genuinely interesting and incorporate exceptional work. Many or most of the exhibitions are dull,tedious and a bit pretentious. Most of the ratings are ultra... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

good place for art lovers, quirky art lovers and music lovers.Big space for exhibition's.Coffee bar have nice options.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Nottingham Contemporary is always worth a visit. If you're fortunate enough to live locally or visit the city centre regularly, then it's a real treat to be able to pop in to the gallery for their latest exhibition. Even if the art is not to your taste (and it is very varied) it will definitely make you think and take... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Good spaces inside, poor looking exterior only acceptable because it is next the the abysmal Broadmarsh shopping centre. But does it contain art?

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

An interesting architect designed space built for purpose. It is small compared to many of the largest contemporary art spaces in the UK but seems to be of a very high calibre and presents a quick snippet of some of the best examples of art usually only found in a major city like London. I have visited several times and... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

You're never quite sure what you will find, but installations always have something thought-provoking and the cafe is spacious and reasonably-priced. They are currently showing installations by Marguerite Humeau and Otobong Nkanga. The former has quite a pretentious write-up in the explanatory leaflet, but I found it strangely moving because it was a collection of elephant-like structures accompanied by the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Just didn't think it'll be this good and that I'd enjoy it so much. Simply wonderful. The layout , lighting, sound effects exhibits.. all thought-provoking.

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