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Opening Times


During exhibitions
Mon – Fri, 10 am – 5 pm; Sat, 11 am – 3 pm

Free entry

Art Shop

Term time only
Mon – Thur, 9 am – 4 pm
Fri, 9.30 am – 3.30 pm


Mon – Fri, 8.30 am – 5 pm

Boningtons Art Shop

Located next to the gallery, Boningtons Art Shop is one of the few remaining arts suppliers in Nottingham.

We offer a wide range of products including lined paper, card, and cartridge paper through to pattern paper, acrylic, watercolour and spray paints, technical pens and equipment, sketch books, rendering pens, stencils and inks, scale figures and glues and calico, photographic film and sculpting tools, to a diverse range of science and health and safety supplies. The list is endless!

We also supply specialist artist products including canvas (by the metre), quality oil paints, and brushes.

Our friendly staff are on hand to offer advice and guidance on the products we sell.

We’re open Monday – Friday during Nottingham Trent University term time and select Saturdays when there is a University Open Day.

Tel: +44  (0)115 848 8498

Café Bonington

Located at the entrance to the Bonington building, our café offers a wide variety of hot drinks including barista coffees, speciality teas and hot chocolate, all available with either semi-skimmed, skimmed, soya or almond milk.

Our handmade baguettes are prepared daily onsite and offer choices for vegetarian, vegan and halal dietary requirements. Enjoy a pot of our homemade soup of the day, served with a bread roll. A variety of savoury pastries (served warm optional) include spinach and feta rolls (v), sausage rolls, vegetable samosas (v), cheese twists (v), and spelt and quinoa croissant (vg).

Finally, pick up a sweet treat from our selection of tray bakes, Fairtrade muffins and chocolate bars.

Our friendly staff are on hand to offer advice for any specific dietary requirements you may have.

All items can be eaten in, or taken away.

v – vegetarian; vg – vegan