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COLLABOR-8
events - Young Events
COLLABOR-8
28 Mar 2015
Join us for our free monthly art and music social for 15-25 year olds on the last Saturday of March.Drop in between 6.30pm - 9.30pm and join in workshops with our young...
Loudspeaker Exhibition: One Step at a Time...
events - Special Events
Loudspeaker Exhibition: One Step at a Time...
30 Mar 2015
Please join us in The Studio at Nottingham Contemporary from 11.30 – 1.30pm for a special exhibition by women from the Loudspeaker project, showcasing their creative...
Look Up Exhibition and Celebration
events - Special Events
Look Up Exhibition and Celebration
31 Mar 2015
Free, The Studio - 11.30am - 1.30pmJoin us in The Studio for a celebration event to mark the end of the first phase of the Look Up project. Participants in Look Up have...
Glenn Ligon Exhibition Opening
events - Special Events
Glenn Ligon Exhibition Opening
02 Apr 2015
Join us for the opening of Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions. Glenn Ligon is one of the most significant American artists of his generation.
Easter Family Activities
events - Family Events
Easter Family Activities
03 Apr 2015 - 19 Apr 2015
Fri 3 - Sun 19 April (Closed Mon 13 April)11am - 3pm All ages are welcome, just drop into The Space.We've got loads of free family activities this Easter.
Family Weekends: April
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: April
03 Apr 2015 - 26 Apr 2015
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this April. Talk, create and chill together. Stay as long...
Craig Fisher and Debra Swann
art - Small Collections Room
Craig Fisher and Debra Swann
03 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015
Nottingham based artists Craig Fisher and Debra Swann present their work in three cabinets of the Small Collections Room. The exhibition 'Stand In' explores their...
Glenn Ligon
art - Exhibitions
Glenn Ligon
03 Apr 2015 - 14 Jun 2015
Glenn Ligon is one of the most significant American artists of his generation. Each of his works is a dialogue with other works of art, literature or culture....
Luke Daniels
events - Live
Luke Daniels
04 Apr 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free Amidst universal critical acclaim and glowing reviews in 2014 for his album 'What’s Here What’s Gone', this singer and...
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
07 Apr 2015 - 12 Jun 2015
Free, drop in Short 20-30 minute talks on individual galleries conducted by our Gallery Assistants. Tuesdays 3.30pm Wednesdays 5.30pm Thursdays...
Jenna Bliss
events - Special Events
Jenna Bliss
08 Apr 2015
For this new performance, Jenna Bliss draws on the history of the Lincoln Detox in the South Bronx, New York. In the 1960s and 70s, the South Bronx was one of the poorest...
Acting Out
events - Special Events
Acting Out
08 Apr 2015 - 14 Apr 2015
The Acting Out Festival takes place in venues across Nottingham and through performance, moving image, exhibitions, music and discussion brings together the arts and...
Écran Somnambule
events - Special Events
Écran Somnambule
10 Apr 2015
Latifa Laâbissi’s solo dance Écran Somnambule is a reinterpretation of Mary Wigman’sWitch Dance from 1926, based on the 1.40 min existing film excerpt of...
Hhymn, Cecille Grey and Felix
events - Live
Hhymn, Cecille Grey and Felix
11 Apr 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free 
Screening: The Institution
events - Special Events
Screening: The Institution
14 Apr 2015
The Institution (directed by Ian Breakwell and Kevin Coyne) emerged from Breakwell’s work at Rampton Hospital as part of the Artist Placement Group which placed artists...
Matt Henshaw
events - Live
Matt Henshaw
18 Apr 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free 
Opening Tour: Alex Farquharson
events - Gallery Tours
Opening Tour: Alex Farquharson
22 Apr 2015
Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary, leads a evening tour of our exhibition Encounters and Collisions. 6pm - 6.45pmFree, The Space
Learning Previews
events - Special Events
Learning Previews
23 Apr 2015 - 09 Jul 2015
4.30-6.30 pmFreeWith each new exhibition we have a Learning Preview especially for teachers and tutors. One of our Associate Artists will show you around and suggest ways...
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...
Politics of the Art School
events - Talks
Politics of the Art School
30 Apr 2015
Collective Creativity offers critical reflections on QTIPOC (Queer, Trans* and Intersex People of Colour) creative practice.  It is a space that is explicitly...
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.
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...
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....

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