New Art Exchange

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New Art Exchange in Hyson Green, Nottingham is the UK's largest visual arts space outside London dedicated to African, African Caribbean and Asian art. Housing galleries, performance space, artist studios, offices, as well as a cafe and shop.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

Mon-Fri 10.00-17.00
Sat 10.00-17.00

Sun Closed

Admission charges

Admission: Free

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Zanele Muholi

Exhibition Launch: Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

  • 27 April 2018 6-9pm

In over 75 photographs Muholi uses their body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive, presenting critical questions about social justice, human rights and contested representations of the black body. The event will include speeches, DJ and a complimentary drink on arrival.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

https://nae.cloudvenue.co.uk/zanelemuholiexhibitionlaunch

Family

Saturday Art Club

  • 28 April — 23 June 2018

Kickstart your weekend with a different creative activity every week, all inspired by our current exhibition. There's always loads to do and learn plus we always have a soft play area for very small children. Don't miss our free family film screening each season.

FREE
Aimed at under 10 yrs but all are welcome

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/saturday-art-club/594

Verbal imaging

Verbal Imaging Tour and Workshop

  • 4 May 2018 10:30am-3:30pm

Join MySight Nottinghamshire for a specialist gallery tour and workshop suitable for blind and visually impaired visitors. Exploring Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail The Dark Lioness, Jeanne Roberts will use detailed descriptions to help participants build a rich understanding of the work. The tour will be followed by a creative workshop in response to the themes explored in Zanele Muholi's portraits.

To book, email bethan@nae.org.uk

FREE
All are welcome

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/verbal-imaging-tour-and-workshop/583

Kathak dancers

Kathak

  • 5 May — 23 June 2018

Kathak is one of the eight classical dances of India that has a strong emphasis on rhythm, expression and grace. Join Vina Ladwa of Manushi Dance Company for this course. Sessions are suitable for beginners.

£8 × session on the door
£6 × full term advanced payment via cash or cheque to Manushi Dance Company (children or adults)

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£8 × session on the door
£6 × full term advanced payment via cash or cheque to Manushi Dance Company (children or adults)

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/kathak/584

Two people

VISIBLE

  • 10 May 2018 6-7:30pm

This recently made documentary film, VISIBLE, challenges common misconceptions that LGBTQ+ People of Colour have no history and no story to tell. Calling upon inspirational ancestors and contemporary artists and activists working to challenge mainstream perception and the sanitisation of LGBT legacies, join us for an unforgettable evening of film and discussion. In conversation will be Director Campbell X, Producer and ACE Change Maker Kayza Rose and VISIBLE contributor, Sabah Choudhury.

FREE
18yrs+ (please note this screening contains graphic imagery)

Suitable for

  • 18+

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/visible/585

Two women

Melting Pot 2018

  • 12 May 2018 12-5pm

Our annual food and culture festival returns, bringing together the best flavours, sights and sounds to be found across Hyson Green and Nottingham. Excite your tastebuds with authentic dishes from around the world created by a multitude of local culinary talents including refugee support group Global Sistaz United, who will be serving delicious dishes from Africa. Stock up on treats in your own screen-printed, re-usable shopping bag, drop off some food for our foodbank and let the younger ones get stuck in with family-friendly craft activities. An afternoon packed with food, music and fun!

Admission: FREE
Age range: All are welcome

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/melting-pot/572

Renee Mussai

Curator's Tour: Renée Mussai

  • 17 May 2018 6:30-7:30pm

Join us for a tour of Zanele Muholi's exhibition Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness, led by exhibition curator Renée Mussai. Senior Curator and Head of Archive & Research at Autograph ABP, London, Mussai is a photography scholar and curates, publishes and lectures internationally. Gain an in-depth view of Muholi's ongoing self-portrait series, which confronts the politics of race and representation in the visual archive.

FREE
All are welcome

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/curators-tour-rene-mussai/586

New Art Exchange
39-41 Gregory Boulevard
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG7 6BE
England

Website

Official Website

www.nae.org.uk

Twitter

twitter.com/newartexchange

E-mail

General Information

info@nae.org.uk

Corporate Hire

bookings@nae.org.uk

Telephone

Switchboard

0115 924 8630

Box Office

0115 924 8630

Corporate Hire

0115 924 8638

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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