Marking its 170th anniversary, Art and Design at Nottingham Trent Univeristy is now just over half way through a planned series of events to celebrate its heritage and history, and look to the future.
Find out more about 170 years of Art and Design at www.ntu170years.co.uk
THE 170TH DEBATES
From September 2014 the School of Art & Design will be holding a series of talks and debates around important current issues for the arts and education, to which the public are invited. Key speakers from the creative professions and arts education will be visiting and taking part.
Debate topics include:
- Design and Personalisation: does it Empower or Exploit? Weds 24 Sept
- The Critical Art School: Weds 15 Oct
- Reflections on the Public Funding of Art with Sir Christopher Frayling: Weds 12 Nov (hosted at part of the NTU Distinguished Lecture Series)
- Are New Technologies Killing Hand-made Craft? Weds 19 Nov
- Who Owns the Image? Weds 3 Dec
- Community Engaged Performance: The Saviour of British Theatre? Thurs 29 Jan 2015
Attendance at these events is free: for further details and to book a place visit www.boningtongallery.co.uk
KNITTING NOTTINGHAM 6 – Fri 28 Nov
At the time of the opening of the first Nottingham School of Design, the knitwear industry was flourishing and leading industry figures were pivotal in helping to enable the establishment of the School.
This exhibition, being hosted in the Bonington Gallery at Nottingham Trent University, presents a retrospective and futuristic combination of work and research produced as a result of the expertise developed in the field of knitwear design, innovation and technology in Nottingham and the region.
Image by Shelley Fox
Private View: Weds 5 Nov, 6pm Bonington Gallery.