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What's on this weekend
events - Family Events
What's on this weekend
25 Mar 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you explore our exhibitions together. Our events are free and all ages are...
The Time is Now? 3
events - Film
The Time is Now? 3
25 Mar 2017
The Time is Now? is a series of screenings of Black and Asian films from 1980s-today curated by June Givanni. Read more >>During this event we will screen two films...
Cultural Vibrations Present... Phenomenal Women
events - Live
Cultural Vibrations Present... Phenomenal Women
25 Mar 2017
Join Cultural Vibrations in the Nottingham Contemporary Cafe.Bar to celebrate the end of International Women's Month with a musical showcase of Phenomenal...
Don’t Look Now (1973) - Hypnotica
events - Film
Don’t Look Now (1973) - Hypnotica
29 Mar 2017
A married couple are in Venice following the death of their young daughter. Reality, religion, the supernatural and grief are masterfully intertwined here in an engaging...
Reservoir 13 Launch Party
events - Live
Reservoir 13 Launch Party
31 Mar 2017
Jon McGregor launches his first novel in seven years here at Nottingham Contemporary.Reservoir 13 is about a teenage girl who goes missing - and stays missing - in a...
Mas Y Mas
events - Live
Mas Y Mas
01 Apr 2017
Mas Y Mas play their own irresistible mix of Latino, flamenco and Afro-Cuban influenced music woven together by driving dance rhythms and rich vocal...
Family Photo Booth
events - Family Events
Family Photo Booth
01 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
Sat 1 Apr - Mon 17 Apr, 11am-3pm.Drop-in.Free.Come and be part of a big family photoshoot to create fun, playful, black & white photo-booth style family...
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-4
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-4
04 Apr 2017
This series of Study Sessions will focus on the work of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist and political thinker, with a special focus on his revolutionary psychiatric writings...
Vertigo (1958) - Hypnotica
events - Film
Vertigo (1958) - Hypnotica
05 Apr 2017
Private investigator James Stewart, follows a young woman acting strangely who then disappears. Was she real or imagined?Often voted the best film ever made, this is a...
Nathan Fake
events - Live
Nathan Fake
12 Apr 2017
Nathan Fake’s early interest in the electronic scene came from hearing acts like Aphex Twin and Orbital on the radio and reading about the equipment they used in music...
Phlexx Presents Twin Kidd, Vera Gull and Cherry Hex
events - Live
Phlexx Presents Twin Kidd, Vera Gull and Cherry Hex
15 Apr 2017
Phlexx Records presents their 4th Phlexx & Friends - a free entry night of live music, featuring three debut acts to the Phlexx roster.Twin KiddHaving debuted on the...
Rosemary’s Baby (1968) - Hypnotica
events - Film
Rosemary’s Baby (1968) - Hypnotica
19 Apr 2017
“This isn’t a dream this is really happening.”A pair of newlyweds move into a seemingly perfect apartment building until satanic rituals and occult goings on soon...
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-5
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-5
25 Apr 2017
This series of Study Sessions will focus on the work of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist and political thinker, with a special focus on his revolutionary psychiatric writings...
Shock Corridor (1963) - Hypnotica
events - Film
Shock Corridor (1963) - Hypnotica
26 Apr 2017
A reporter seeking the Pulitzer prize has himself committed to a mental institution to investigate a murder as he gets deeper into it insanity starts taking hold. With...
Artist Talk: Keith Piper
events - Talks
Artist Talk: Keith Piper
27 Apr 2017
Artist Keith Piper presents his work in the context of Nottingham's 1980's Black Arts Movement and his current exhibitions at New Art Exchange and Nottingham...
Lara Favaretto
art - Exhibitions
Lara Favaretto
20 May 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
This summer, Nottingham Contemporary presents a major solo exhibition by Lara Favaretto.
Wu Tsang
art - Exhibitions
Wu Tsang
20 May 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
This summer, Nottingham Contemporary presents a major solo exhibitions by Wu Tsang.Athens-based artist Wu Tsang’s installations, performances, sculptures and videos...
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...

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