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East GalleryNUA

East GalleryNUA is an exciting, city centre gallery space showcasing the best modern and contemporary art through its curated exhibitions programme.

Exhibitions are originated by Norwich University of the Arts or the result of collaborations with a range of significant national and international partners. The venue provides valuable experience for students on the MA Curation course alongside those from other courses who can work as Gallery Assistants.

East GalleryNUA
Cavendish House
St Andrews Street

Opening times: Tuesday – Saturday, 12-5pm. Admission free.

Current Show

Artwork from Performing No Thingness portraying balloons

Performing No Thingness
27 September – 29 October 2016

An exhibition of work by artist and monk Dom Sylvester Houedard including some of his concrete poems and work by his contemporaries, Ken Cox and Li Yuan Chia.

Find out more about Performing No Thingness at East GalleryNUA.

Image credit: Balloons © Ken Cox – courtesy Lisson Gallery

Free lunchtime talk – Fri 21 October

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Suncheese and other No Things – Lunchtime talk by Nicola Simpson

Friday 21 October – 1.30-2.15pm

Join Nicola Simpson curator of the current exhibition, ‘Performing No Thingness’ for a lunchtime talk about Dom Sylvester Houédard and Ken Cox’s concrete poems in the context of the East GalleryNUA exhibition. The event will include performances of several of the poems by special guests to be announced on the day. Catch a glimpse of Ken Cox’s ‘Elemental Balloons’ which will be inflated during this time.

Upcoming show


Mutator VR

15 November 2016 – 14 January 2017

Computer art in virtual reality created by artist William Latham with mathematicians and software developers Stephen Todd and Lance Putnam.
East GalleryNUA will be the first art gallery venue worldwide to exhibit Mutator VR, a new Virtual Reality installation using original software modelled on the processes of evolution. Mutator blends organic imagery with state-of-the-art, real-time computer animation to create a highly immersive and original audience experience.

Discover more about Mutator VR

Image credit: Mutator VR, © William Latham

Image depicting virtual world symposium event at Norwich University of the Arts

‘Virtual Worlds’ Symposium

Wednesday 23 November – 10am-4pm

As part of William Latham’s Mutator VR exhibition, Norwich University of the Arts will host a one day symposium exploring potential research and innovation themes stemming from the exhibition including: generative and evolutionary art; artificial intelligence; data, design and play; virtual reality; and the implications of living in a world where the boundaries between the analogue and the digital are ever-shifting.

Read the Symposium programme.


Get in touch

Gallery events are publicised via Twitter so please follow us for updates. If you wish to find out more about a particular event please contact our Gallery team.

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Exhibitions Archive

View an archive of shows from the history of East GalleryNUA. Check back as more content will be added through East GalleryNUA archiving.

Become a Friend of NUA

Friends enjoy a range of benefits including invites to exclusive NUA events such as the annual Degree Shows, Fashion Shows, lectures, artist talks, screenings, exhibitions and events at the Gallery. Join online here or to download an application form, please visit Supporting NUA or email development@nua.ac.uk.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities or hiring the space, we offer a wide range of options to suit your requirements.

Arts Award supporter

Find out more about NUA’s support for the Arts Award.