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Ivoryserfs, Huskies & No! Disco
events - Live
Ivoryserfs, Huskies & No! Disco
25 Apr 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free Promoter and record label I'm Not From London bring you the best in local bands, with a line-up of three emerging acts from...
Critical Citizenship 2
events - Talks
Critical Citizenship 2
29 Apr 2015
 To celebrate May Day, groups share their campaigns for better working conditions in the arts, in the UK and the US. With Precarious Workers Brigade, W.A.G.E and...
The Black Arts Movement in Nottingham & Art School Curriculum Today
events - Talks
The Black Arts Movement in Nottingham & Art School Curriculum Today
29 Apr 2015
1pm Free, The Space
Politics of the Art School
events - Talks
Politics of the Art School
30 Apr 2015
At this event, key members of the 1980s Black Arts Movement such as Keith Piper and Said Ardus are hosted by London-based group Collective Creativity, who will offer...
Making Waves
events - Special Events
Making Waves
01 May 2015
Nearly 40 years after the 1976 Race Relations Act, this new documentary tells the life stories of young British black citizens growing up in Nottingham and...
Family Weekends: May
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: May
01 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
 We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this May. Talk, create and chill together.
Mas Y Mas
events - Live
Mas Y Mas
02 May 2015
Doors 8pm, live music from 9pm Free  Mas Y Mas play their own irresistible mix of Latino, flamenco and Afro-Cuban influenced music woven together by driving dance...
Paper Aeroplanes
events - Live
Paper Aeroplanes
06 May 2015
Doors from 8pm £12.50 in advance
The Study Sessions
events - Talks
The Study Sessions
07 May 2015 - 11 Jun 2015
Led by Celeste-Marie Bernier, Sharon Monteith and Richard King (Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Nottingham), these four sessions will unpack...
Nordic Giants
events - Live
Nordic Giants
08 May 2015
Doors from 7pm £8.50 in advance Nordic Giants unleash cinematic euphoria, saturated with swelling ambience, pounding drums, massive riffs and unrivalled composition.
Wire & Wool Presents... 94 Gunships
events - Live
Wire & Wool Presents... 94 Gunships
09 May 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free Celebrating the launch of their debut EP, Dead Bees, alternative blues band 94 Gunships take to the stage to provide a...
An evening with Glenn Ligon
events - Talks
An evening with Glenn Ligon
13 May 2015
Glenn Ligon, artist and curator of our current exhibition, speaks about the influences that have shaped his practice and what it means to be led by the work of...
Mark Rawlinson
events - Gallery Tours
Mark Rawlinson
13 May 2015
Mark Rawlinson, Associate Director in the Department of Art History at The University of Nottingham, leads a tour of our exhibition drawing on his research into American...
Streetwise Opera Present... To The Silk Wood Tree & Firefly Burning
events - Live
Streetwise Opera Present... To The Silk Wood Tree & Firefly Burning
16 May 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free A traveller faces a long, uncertain road to an unknown destination. The weather is drawing in but he won’t stop searching...
Critical Whiteness
events - Talks
Critical Whiteness
20 May 2015
Convened in collaboration with The Centre for Research on Race and Rights at the University Nottingham, this panel discussion focuses on the subject of critical whiteness...
Match & Fuse Presents... Hot Head Show and Ay!
events - Live
Match & Fuse Presents... Hot Head Show and Ay!
23 May 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free 
May Half Term Family Activities
events - Family Events
May Half Term Family Activities
23 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
Explore Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions through free Family Activities over May Half Term.11am – 3pm, FreeSpace and StudioMake colourful Warhol...
Speak Out, Act Up 1
events - Film
Speak Out, Act Up 1
26 May 2015
6.30pm Tongues Untied (Dir. Marlon Riggs, 1989)A film essay on black gay men as they confront racism, homophobia and marginalisation.7.45pm Looking for Langston (Dir....
The Bill Laurance Project
events - Live
The Bill Laurance Project
27 May 2015
Doors from 7.30pm, live from 8pm £15 advance, £17.50 on the door Snarky Puppy founder-member and Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Laurance performs music from his...
Simon Weaver Tour
events - Gallery Tours
Simon Weaver Tour
27 May 2015
Dr. Simon Weaver is a Lecturer in Media and Communications at Brunel University.
Speak Out, Act Up 2
events - Film
Speak Out, Act Up 2
28 May 2015
The story of the AIDS activist movement as it battles corporate greed, social indifference, and government neglect. With response from ACT UP UK following the...
Barby Asante
events - Special Events
Barby Asante
02 Jun 2015
In 1969, photographer and filmmaker Horace Ové released Baldwin's Nigger. This short film documented American intellectual James Baldwin in conversation with Comedian...
Daniella King
events - Gallery Tours
Daniella King
03 Jun 2015
Daniella Rose King is a writer and curator currently based in London. She completed a BA in History of Art at The University of Manchester and an MA in Curating...
Family Weekends: June
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: June
06 Jun 2015 - 14 Jun 2015
There are plenty of reasons to bring your family to Nottingham Contemporary in June. We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help...
At the River I Stand
events - Film
At the River I Stand
09 Jun 2015
Memphis, Spring 1968 marked the dramatic climax of the Civil Rights movement. At the River I Stand skilfully reconstructs the two eventful months that...
Sonya Dyer
events - Talks
Sonya Dyer
10 Jun 2015
The...And Beyond Institute for Future Research is a think tank led by artist Sonya Dyer which presents an exploration of intersectionality, and the black, female body in...
Look Up Exhibition and Celebration
events - Special Events
Look Up Exhibition and Celebration
24 Jun 2015
Free, The Studio - 11.30am - 1.30pm.    Join us in The Studio for a celebration event to mark the end of the second phase of the Look Up project....
The Grand Tour
art - Exhibitions
The Grand Tour
04 Jul 2015 - 20 Sep 2015
Pablo Bronstein will curate sixty treasures from Chatsworth at Nottingham Contemporary, including works by Rembrandt and Franz Hals, shown alongside Bronstein's...
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...

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