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Join us at The Beach
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Join us at The Beach
02 Aug 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
Make, create and have fun in the sun. Use our Artist Toolkit to make sand portraits.Look out for Mr. Zebra!Every Wednesday during the summer holidays, 11.30am – 2.30pm...
Collabor-8 X Ramario Chevoy: Vogue it
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 X Ramario Chevoy: Vogue it
04 Aug 2017
We are back with a bang this August! Nottingham-based dancer and choreographer Ramario Chevoy will teach a special masterclass, fusing vogueing, bashment and all round...
The Lobster (2015)
events - Film
The Lobster (2015)
09 Aug 2017
The Screen at Contemporary presents its summer season, Strange Days: Dystopian visions and alternate worlds for an age of anxiety.In the near future it is illegal to be...
Graham Caveney Book Launch
events - Special Events
Graham Caveney Book Launch
10 Aug 2017
Join us for the launch of the new book by local writer Graham Caveney The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness: A Memoir of an Adolescence published by Picador.
The domestic as a model for institutions
events - Talks
The domestic as a model for institutions
17 Aug 2017
Artist and curator Lorenzo Sandoval explores possibilities of spatial arrangement in art institutions, focusing on the potential of domestic spaces as sites for...
South Asian Sexualities Film Screening
events - Special Events
South Asian Sexualities Film Screening
19 Aug 2017
Screening of two films exploring South Asian sexualities, followed by Q&A with director Jayan Cherian and Rahul Rao, chaired by Humaira Saeed.  Ka...
Qtipocalypse Performance Night
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Qtipocalypse Performance Night
19 Aug 2017
A collaboration with QTIPOC Notts and Not Your Model Minority featuring:QTIPOCALYPSE (Nottingham and beyond): queer of colour open-mic.
new trans-lations
events - Talks
new trans-lations
24 Aug 2017
Russell Christie leads a collective reading session on the work of philosopher, drag queen, and activist Giuseppe Campuzano. More than a decade ago the Peruvian...
Collabor-8 X Shady Cow: Omee Palone
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 X Shady Cow: Omee Palone
25 Aug 2017
Collabor-8 and Shady Cow presents: Omee Palone, Varda the Palava. We are joining forces to bring you a day of free workshops, music, performances and art. Come celebrate...
Collabor-8 X Sam Thorne: An Introduction to Curating pt.II
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 X Sam Thorne: An Introduction to Curating pt.II
08 Sep 2017
Back by popular demand!Collabor-8 are back this autumn with the 2nd installment of their curating workshops led by no other than Nottingham Contemporary’s director Sam...
States of America Exhibition Launch
events - Special Events
States of America Exhibition Launch
15 Sep 2017
 Book Now >> 6.30pm–11pmJoin us for the launch of our next exhibition, States of America: Photography from the Civil Rights Movement to the Reagan Era.
States of America
art - Exhibitions
States of America
16 Sep 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
States of America focuses on a generation of photographers that experimented with innovative approaches to documentary photography.
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
16 Sep 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
Short 20-30 minute talks based on the current exhibitions conducted by our Gallery Assistants.Tuesdays 3.30pm Wednesdays 11am Thursdays 1pm Fridays...
Family Activities
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Family Activities
16 Sep 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you explore our exhibitions together.Come along for lots of free family fun with...
The Fits (2015)
events - Film
The Fits (2015)
20 Sep 2017
Loneliness, belonging and fear of the female are choreographed with powerful skill in this haunting indie flick. Our lonesome heroine joins a dance troupe in which the...
Wednesday Walkthroughs
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Wednesday Walkthroughs
20 Sep 2017 - 15 Nov 2017
Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, experts, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of expertise relating to the concepts...
American Rebel Film Season
events - Film
American Rebel Film Season
20 Sep 2017 - 22 Nov 2017
This Autumn, The Screen at Contemporary presents American Rebel: Celebrate the other, the outsider, the misfit and the loner of American cinema.Tickets: £5 per film or...
American Music Listening Sessions
events - Talks
American Music Listening Sessions
21 Sep 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
Join us every third Thursday of the month for an evening of music and sharing ideas led by The American Music Listening Group from The University of...
The Idolins
events - Live
The Idolins
22 Sep 2017
The Idolins are a Nottingham based folk pop act who's sounds stems from the beautiful and heartfelt storytelling of Karen Smalley, delivered by an ear catchingly sweet...
Rae Morris
events - Live
Rae Morris
25 Sep 2017
Following her triumphant live return at London’s ICA earlier this month, Rae Morris has today announced her first full UK tour in almost 18 months.Last month, Rae...
The Study Sessions: Women Writers in the US South-1
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Women Writers in the US South-1
26 Sep 2017
The Study Sessions are a series of informal reading and discussion groups. This series will focus on different versions of the American South as realised in the work of...
The Study Sessions Women Writers in the US South
events - Talks
The Study Sessions Women Writers in the US South
26 Sep 2017 - 07 Nov 2017
The Study Sessions are a series of informal reading and discussion groups. This series will focus on different versions of the US American South as realised in the...
On the Waterfront (1954)
events - Film
On the Waterfront (1954)
27 Sep 2017
The Screen at Contemporary presents its autumn season, American Rebel: Celebrate the other, the outsider, the misfit and the loner of American cinema.An expertly...
For Dr. A, without whom
events - Live
For Dr. A, without whom
28 Sep 2017
 Join us for the first event of a new performance commission at Nottingham Contemporary by artist Jos Bitelli. For Dr. A, without whom is a conversation with Max...
Colette Sadler: Learning from the Future
events - Live
Colette Sadler: Learning from the Future
29 Sep 2017
Learning from the Future is a refection on the unimaginable: in a future beyond the physical and organic, the female cyborg 'Body A', remembers the power of the primitive...
Women Against Racism
events - Talks
Women Against Racism
30 Sep 2017
Get ready for WAR (Women Against Racism)!  Sojourner's Sisters and rebel women present an all female panel of speakers with Dr Amanda Arbouin,...
Adam Peter Smith - Songs For Dreamers EP Launch
events - Live
Adam Peter Smith - Songs For Dreamers EP Launch
30 Sep 2017
A prolific and dedicated street performer with two European tours under his belt, Adam Peter Smith is a local musician based in Nottingham. Following the success of...
Music Production Workshop
events - Special Events
Music Production Workshop
01 Oct 2017
Join us every first Sunday of the month for a free evening of music production and networking with Ableton Certified Trainers.Want to try your hand at producing tracks...
Rebel without a Cause (1955)
events - Film
Rebel without a Cause (1955)
04 Oct 2017
The Screen at Contemporary presents its autumn season, American Rebel: Celebrate the other, the outsider, the misfit and the loner of American cinema.The original teen...
Collabor-8 X Dizzy Ink: State it!
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 X Dizzy Ink: State it!
07 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
*This is event is now fully booked - please await a reserve list.Collabor-8 are teaming up with Dizzy Ink and Artivism to bring you a free, three-weekend course in...

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