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Wednesday Walkthrough
events - Talks
Wednesday Walkthrough
12 Dec 2018
2-2.45pm  Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, experts, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of expertise...
AuROARa
events - Special Events
AuROARa
14 Dec 2018
Join AuROARa for a voice and performance workshop in the galleries as we create and share empowering songs inspired by the suffragette movement. Then join us in our café...
Study Sessions - Still I Rise 4
events - Talks
Study Sessions - Still I Rise 4
18 Dec 2018
6.30-8.30pm The Study Sessions are a series of informal reading and discussion groups. Join discussions and read about transnational feminism, gender representation...
All That Heaven Allows
events - Film
All That Heaven Allows
19 Dec 2018
 The Screen at Contemporary presents its winter 2018 film season, Funny Girl. This season we explore outspoken, quietly rebellious, sometimes nasty and subversive...
Patterned Lands
events - Family Events
Patterned Lands
29 Dec 2018 - 06 Jan 2019
Print with natural materials and fill your silhouette with all sorts of shapes and pattern. Fill our enormous activity room, The Space, with a landscape of patterned...
His Girl Friday
events - Film
His Girl Friday
02 Jan 2019
The Screen at Contemporary presents its winter 2018 film season, Funny Girl. This season we explore outspoken, quietly rebellious, sometimes nasty and subversive female...
Exploring Sculpture Workshops
events - Courses
Exploring Sculpture Workshops
02 Jan 2019 - 30 Jan 2019
Join us for this season’s Adult Creative Skills course, to explore your creativity, socialise and learn interesting new ways to engage with our exhibitions. Tailored to...
Mustang
events - Film
Mustang
09 Jan 2019
The Screen at Contemporary presents its winter 2018 film season, Funny Girl. This season we explore outspoken, quietly rebellious, sometimes nasty and subversive female...
Wednesday Walkthrough
events - Talks
Wednesday Walkthrough
09 Jan 2019
6-6.45pm 
Study Sessions - Still I Rise 5
events - Talks
Study Sessions - Still I Rise 5
15 Jan 2019
6.30-8.30pm The Study Sessions are a series of informal reading and discussion groups. Join discussions and read about transnational feminism, gender representation...
Who Would Be Free Themselves Must Strike the Blow
events - Special Events
Who Would Be Free Themselves Must Strike the Blow
18 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019
To celebrate the closing of Still I Rise, join us for a two-day gathering where multiple voices will question the production of feminist discourse, resistance strategies,...
Wednesday Walkthroughs
events - Talks
Wednesday Walkthroughs
23 Jan 2019
2-2.45pm  Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, experts, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of...
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
art - Exhibitions
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
11 Jan 2008 - 10 Feb 2008
An investigation by The New Art Exchange and the Centre for Contemporary Art Nottingham In 2007, two hundred years after the slave trade was abolished in what was then...
Remember Revolution: 68 at 40
art - Exhibitions
Remember Revolution: 68 at 40
01 May 2008 - 31 May 2008
In partnership with the Broadway Media Centre we traced the legacy of 1968, the year when the underground went overground, and mass protests erupted across Europe and the...
Happenings
events - Talks
Happenings
06 May 2008 - 18 May 2008
Talk Marco Scotini, curator, Luca Frei, designer of Disobedience and Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary. Venue: ‘Beatties’, Angel Row,...
Remember Revolution
art - Artist Cinema
Remember Revolution
30 May 2008 - 01 Jun 2008
Peter Watkins is Britain’s most uncompromising political filmmaker of the last 50 years. Nottingham Contemporary collaborated with Broadway Cinema to present a...
That Beautiful Pale Face Is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
events - Talks
That Beautiful Pale Face Is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
26 Jul 2008
Splendid Vices, our symposium in the Orangery, was standing room only, as our guests crowded in to hear speakers discuss Byron’s lasting influence on popular...
That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
art - Exhibitions
That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
26 Jul 2008 - 07 Sep 2008
The artists in this exhibition are taking part in a séance, establishing contact with Lord Byron, both as he was in his lifetime, and as he might be today. It is an...
Disclosures: The Exhibition
art - Exhibitions
Disclosures: The Exhibition
05 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 2008
Olivia Plender presented her video Bring Back Robin Hood in the Picture Gallery at Nottingham Castle as part of Disclosures II: The Middles Ages. The video weaves...
Disclosures II, Laxton
events - Talks
Disclosures II, Laxton
06 Sep 2008
Part I 11:00 Meeting in Mount Street, Nottingham. A bus tour of Nottingham’s former common lands and open fields led by artist and historian Chris...
Disclosures II: The Middle Ages
art - Exhibitions
Disclosures II: The Middle Ages
06 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 2008
Disclosures II was part of Nottingham Contemporary’s Histories of the Present, our year long series of exhibitions and events in historically significant places in and...
The Impossible Prison
art - Exhibitions
The Impossible Prison
31 Oct 2008 - 14 Dec 2008
Vito Acconci, Shaina Anand, Atelier Van Lieshout, Angela Bulloch, Chris Evans, Harun Farocki, Dan Graham, Group d’Information sur les Prisons, Mona Hatoum, Thomas...
Impossible Prison, Talks and Discussions
events - Talks
Impossible Prison, Talks and Discussions
10 Nov 2008 - 08 Dec 2008
With contributions from David Macey, Jonathan Rée, Lisa Le Feuvre, Ken Starkey, Eyal Weizman, Erwin James, and Ashley Hunt.
american apparel
art - Exhibitions
american apparel
25 Jul 2009 - 06 Sep 2009
While our building was being finished in the summer 2009, we showed two exhibitions in our main window, overlooking Weekday Cross in the Lace Market. Josephine...
Get Involved 17
events - Young Events
Get Involved 17
21 Aug 2009
A mass gathering, coming together to set sail eighty five paper boats in the fountains at Old Market Square. That's eighty five days until Nottingham Contemporary opens...
Take This Knitting Machine and Shove it
art - Exhibitions
Take This Knitting Machine and Shove it
12 Sep 2009 - 18 Oct 2009
“Chant no more your old rhymes about bold Robin Hood His feats I but little admire I will sing the achievements of General Ludd Now the hero of...
SOFA - A documentary film by Benjamin Wigley
events - Young Events
SOFA - A documentary film by Benjamin Wigley
28 Oct 2009
On Wednesday the adventure begins.... Get Involved 17's beautiful Nottingham Contemporary Sofa will begin its journey, starting at 9am in the heart of our city: Old...
Words, Worlds
events - Talks
Words, Worlds
13 Nov 2009
Language is central to the work of Brannon, Stark and Wilcox. Each of these American artists exploits words for their literary, historical, psychological and graphic...
David Hockney
art - Exhibitions
David Hockney
14 Nov 2009 - 24 Jan 2010
Hockney in the 60s was that rare thing – an artist at the forefront of the avant-garde of the day, and a well-known public figure. With his Yorkshire accent, bleached...
Frances Stark
art - Exhibitions
Frances Stark
14 Nov 2009 - 24 Jan 2010
Frances Stark is one of the most intriguing artists to have emerged from the vibrant Los Angeles art scene in the last two decades. Visually her stylish collages are...

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