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Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery

Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB, England
+44 115 948 9750
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The Emperor's new clothes

The title says it all. I know that modern art is very subjective, but it is the endless stream of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steven A
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
An educational visit

On Wednesday 14th June I visited the gallery. There were a couple of exhibitions one of which I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Teresa C
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
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Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The title says it all. I know that modern art is very subjective, but it is the endless stream of nonsense explaining the exhibits that gets me. Endless yards of meaningless rubbish and I just wonder what world these people actually live in. If you...More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 4 days ago

On Wednesday 14th June I visited the gallery. There were a couple of exhibitions one of which I quite enjoyed. The artist that was showing work there was Lara Fanato and was called "Absolutely Nothing". I didn't really enjoy all the artwork as I am...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This gallery reminded me of a fast show sketch about the pretentious 'emperors new clothes' art scene. It consisted of large rooms with really poor uninspiring videos playing on loop, and 1 room with some concrete and a car wash. The gift shop was the...More

Thank Fern_Blue_Lady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always had a very open mind to art as it is a very subjective subject that is meant to challenge one' mind and perceptions. Nonetheless the very lates exhibition here is a huge disappointment. The latest by Wu Sang and Lara Favaretto are...More

Thank Rosslareharbour
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Really looked forward to visiting, however not impressed ! Only 3 rooms and 2 of them had very uninteresting films on about the Chinese sex industry ( or something of that nature !) don't go out of your way to visit ! 2 Car wash...More

Thank louiseSwansea
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

A superb space for art in a purpose built & equally stylish building, over the years they have shown a vast range of exhibitions that are equally challenging & accessible but never boring (all for free) The cafe bar is recommended & is often a...More

Thank gramsci1966
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This gallery is lovely and spacious with a good collection of work on display. The opening of some new work wasn't ready, but took a peak over the barrier! Great book shop, bought two new books!

Thank SandraEll
Management response:Responded 18 May 2017

Thank you for your comments, the new exhibitions open on the 19th May

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Having a free art gallery in the centre of Nottingham is one of the best things about Nottingham, you get the chance to see art from around the world for free, don't be a closed minded person Go plus they have a kids workshop on...More

Thank Ron S
Management response:Responded 17 May 2017

Thank you for your comments

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Well worth a visit here if you're in the area! Nearly always an interesting exhibition or two on to have a look at, some unusual gifts available in the shop, and the bar downstairs is lovely too (I think they still do Sunday lunches which...More

Thank Francine L
Management response:Responded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your comments

Reviewed 7 May 2017

This gallery has 3 very good spaces, and we very much enjoyed the exhibition we saw of black artists of the 80's. It was great to revisit the work, and even more timely as one has since been nominated for the Turner Prize. The shop...More

Thank Fudge03
Management response:Responded 8 May 2017

Many thanks for your comments

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