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Nottingham Contemporary

Weekday Cross, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2GB
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Nottingham Contemporary


Nottingham Contemporary is one of the largest galleries of contemporary art in the UK. The gallery hosts regular changing exhibitions of international art. Nottingham Contemporary is set in an iconic building, designed by the award-winning architects Caruso St John, in the heart of city centre.

Alongside the exhibitions, Nottingham Contemporary runs a full programme of events, including talks, film screenings, music and performances. Free drop-in family activities take place every weekend and throughout school holidays.

Shop.Contemporary sells a wide range of gift ideas, supporting designers and makers in the city and beyond. Cafe.Bar.Contemporary serves delicious, freshly prepared food throughout the day and hosts live music and special evening events.

International Art. For Everyone. For Free.

The café takes group bookings and can accommodate special requests. It can also be hired out for corporate events.

Galleries & Shop

Tue - Sat: 10:00 - 18:00
Sun: 11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holidays: 10:00 - 17.00

Café Bar

Tue - Fri: 10:00 - 18:00
Sat: 10:00 - Late
Sun: 11:00 - 18:00
Bank Holidays:
10:00 - 17:00

Guide Prices

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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Family Fun
  • Groups Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Venue Facilities

  • Shop

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - Can accommodate up to 120 people in The Space theatre style.

Travel & Trade

  • Room/unit allocations available
  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Opening (14 Nov 2009 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Galleries & Shop
Tue - Sat: 10:00 - 18:00
Sun: 11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holidays: 10:00 - 17.00
Café Bar
Tue - Fri: 10:00 - 18:00
Sat: 10:00 - Late
Sun: 11:00 - 18:00
Bank Holidays: 10:00 - 17:00

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