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Thank you to our valued Patrons:


Alex Sainsbury and Elinor Jansz
Michael and Kate Kirkland
Adam Cohen
Emily Tsingou
Philippe Piessens
Eirian Bell
Tim Hart and
Stefa Hart
Ales Ortuzar
Andy Simpkin
Adam Prideaux
Matthew Stephenson


Francois Chantala and Victoria Siddall
Alan Dodson and Heather Dodson
Paul Greatrix
Ann Priest and
Michael Wisbey
Teresa Gleadowe
Harriet Gross and Anthony Johnson
Judge Richard Toombs
Thiago Carvalho
Dr John Ludden and Svetlana Ludden
Dr Mark Brammer
Tamara Corm


Contemporary Circle
Contemporary Circle
Contemporary Circle

Nottingham Contemporary

Contemporary Circle

Be a part of something unique

Join our Contemporary Circle and open the door to a world of uniquely crafted opportunities you won’t find anywhere else in Nottingham. Our Patrons enjoy a host of prestigious benefits: invitations to VIP events, private tours and dinners with artists, as well as great savings in our Cafe.Bar and Shop.

Nottingham Contemporary is a registered charity. None of what we do would be possible without the vital donations we receive from Contemporary Circle patrons.

There are two ways to join:

Supporter        £400 (or £33.33 by monthly Direct Debit)

Benefactor      £1,000 (or £83.33 by monthly Direct Debit)


See everything first. Join us for exclusive Director Tours of each new exhibition, where you and your guest can enjoy a glass of bubbly and hear directly from artists and curators.

Backstage access. Attend special ‘behind the scene’ events, where exhibiting artists offer installation tours and explain their own thinking behind the works.

Attend Director’s Dinner. Join the Director, artists and special guests for our annual dinner where future exhibitions and plans will be unveiled.

Join VIP Private Views. You and your guest can enjoy exclusive tours led by our curators. These may include private collections, artists’ studios and other exhibitions in the UK.

Shop & Café.Bar discounts. Receive advance notice of our special artists’ limited editions and enjoy a 10% discount in our cafe and shop.

Let us say thank you. Acknowledgment in our building, in our exhibition catalogues and on our website. We will ask your permission first.

How to join

To sign up please contact, or call 0115 948 9750. 

If you would like to talk to us, or would like a Patron's brochure pack please contact us on 0115 948 9750 or email