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American Music Listening Sessions-3
events - Talks
American Music Listening Sessions-3
26 May 2016
Music has played a key role in the angry response to racist policing in contemporary America. Nick Heffernan, lecturer in American and Canadian Studies at the University...
The Elephant Men and Robyn Hughes-Jones
events - Live
The Elephant Men and Robyn Hughes-Jones
28 May 2016
Bringing their unique sound to Nottingham Contemporary, The Elephant Men are made up of some of the finest touring musicians currently residing in Nottingham, including...
May Half Term Family Fun
events - Family Events
May Half Term Family Fun
28 May 2016 - 05 Jun 2016
Discover the exhibition and create together this May Half Term!Go dotty and create dramatic transformations using colour and light.11am - 3pmFree
"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?"
events - Talks
"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?"
02 Jun 2016
"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?" is a general title for a series of inquiries on the impact of the anthropological concept of multinaturalism on ecological ideas...
Collabor-8 Focus: Kinky Boots
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 Focus: Kinky Boots
03 Jun 2016
Join us for our second Collabor-8 Focus, a film night like no other! See British hit Kinky Boots in the galleries after hours, surrounded by Turner Prize winning...
The New Forbidden feat. Loyd Grossman and Valentine Guinness
events - Live
The New Forbidden feat. Loyd Grossman and Valentine Guinness
04 Jun 2016
In December 1977 Punk band Jet Bronx and The Forbidden featuring Loyd Grossman reached No. 49 in the UK singles chart with “Ain’t Doin’ Nothing”. Fast...
Artist Talk: Michael Beutler
events - Talks
Artist Talk: Michael Beutler
07 Jun 2016
As a prelude to his summer exhibition, Michael Beutler introduces his work and calls for local collaborators. 6.30pm - 8.30pm 
Seas Of Mirth
events - Live
Seas Of Mirth
11 Jun 2016
Nautical rockers Seas Of Mirth have been causing quite the ruckus at shows and festivals across the UK and Europe over the last few years. A nine-strong crew, their...
Humpday (2009)
events - Film
Humpday (2009)
12 Jun 2016
Directed by Lynn Shelton.Two friends Ben and Andrew meet after having not seen each other for 10 years. During a party, they find themselves locked in a "mutual dare"...
Museum, Musex, Mutext, Mutant
events - Talks
Museum, Musex, Mutext, Mutant
14 Jun 2016
A talk by Miguel A López, chief curator of TEOR/éTica, Costa Rica, on institutional critique in Latin America. More than a decade ago the Peruvian philosopher and...
Backlit Walkthrough
events - Talks
Backlit Walkthrough
15 Jun 2016
Matthew Chesney, Director of Backlit, in Conversation with Daniel Brown, Astronomy Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University.
Day Study Trip
events - Special Events
Day Study Trip
16 Jun 2016
To close the current season of The Study Sessions: Anthropocene in the Midlands we have organised a day trip with a visit to the British Geological Survey (BGS)...
Joseph Knight
events - Live
Joseph Knight
18 Jun 2016
At the age of 16, Joseph Knight has already established himself as a rising star of Nottingham’s music scene, playing Nottingham’s Hockley Hustle two years in a row,...
Refugee Week 2016 Launch
events - Special Events
Refugee Week 2016 Launch
18 Jun 2016
Join us in celebrating the launch of Refugee Week 2016!With a DJ and live music performance from an Iranian British fusion group Arian Band ft and WARIKO, invited...
Tiny Furniture (2010)
events - Film
Tiny Furniture (2010)
19 Jun 2016
Directed by Lena Dunham.Described as second wave Mumblecore, we follow Aurora, an ambitious film school graduate, as she struggles to make sense of life and love on...
Manual Labours In Residence
events - Special Events
Manual Labours In Residence
19 Jun 2016 - 26 Jun 2016
Manual Labours is a ongoing research project exploring physical and emotional relationships to work, initiated by Jenny Richards and Sophie Hope.
American Music Listening Sessions-4
events - Talks
American Music Listening Sessions-4
23 Jun 2016
Alternately despised and rehabilitated, easy listening music dominated the popular music landscape from the 1940s to the 1960s. Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies...
Mondo Musik for Refugee Week
events - Live
Mondo Musik for Refugee Week
25 Jun 2016
Join Cultural Vibrations in the Cafe.Bar to celebrate the wonderful diversity of live music in Nottingham as part of National Refugee Week 2016.
Michael Beutler
art - Exhibitions
Michael Beutler
16 Jul 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Michael Beutler's installations transform spaces with sculptural interventions. Working across genres, he encourages alternative perceptions, opening up new views, and...
Yelena Popova
art - Exhibitions
Yelena Popova
16 Jul 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Drawing on Minimalism and Russian Constructivism, Yelena Popova’s ethereal abstract paintings explore themes of representation and balance, enquiring about the...
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...

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