With less than two weeks until we open our pop-up gallery in Nottingham, we are so excited to share with you further details of this event!
We will be located on Floor 1, Rough Trade, 5 Broad St, NG1 3AJ* in Nottingham's exciting Hockley area from Wednesday the 24th of July - Sunday the 28th of July, 10am - 6pm (Sunday 28th closes at 2pm). Available at the pop-up will be our latest summer collection, limited edition prints, Pete’s Nottingham tourist poster and a special selection of McKee images. We also have some very exciting events on in conjunction with our pop-up gallery so keep reading!
Open Evening - Wednesday 24th of July
To celebrate our pop-up gallery in Nottingham's bustling Rough Trade building we will be hosting an open evening on Wednesday the 24th of July from 6pm - 8pm at this location. A drink will be served on arrival and can be sipped whilst you enjoy our new space at this free event. If you would like to attend all you need to do is send a us a quick email to chris@petemckee letting us know you're coming and if you're bringing anyone else along.
Talk - Thursday 25th of July
Pete will give a talk on his latest publication, Council Skies, at the pop-up location on Thursday the 25th at 6pm - 7.30pm. This is a unique opportunity to hear the artist discuss his book. Pete will also give an insight into how his childhood experiences of growing up in a working-class environment shaped his painting and what inspired him to become an artist.
Tickets for this event are £5 with all proceeds donated to SEND, a Nottingham based charity that engages ‘young people and vulnerable adults in creative experiences.’ Tickets are now available at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/
Book Signing - Saturday 27th of July
To celebrate Pete’s latest publication, Council Skies, Pete will be hosting a book signing on Saturday the 27th of July from 10am - 12pm. This will take place at the pop-up’s location in Rough Trade.
Signed Nottingham Tourist Poster
To celebrate this unique city Pete has designed a tourist poster that pays homage to Nottingham. This will be available to buy at 10am Wednesday the 24th of July at the Nottingham pop-up gallery, the McKee website and the McKee gallery in Sheffield. However the first 50 posters at the Nottingham location will be signed by Pete and available to purchase when the pop-up opens at 10am Wednesday the 24th.
*Please note that unfortunately there is no disabled access at this pop-up venue which can only be accessed by stairs. If you are unable to visit the pop-up gallery or book signing because of this then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can arrange for someone to meet you on the ground floor if you require assistance.