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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.
Family Activities
events - Family Events
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
events - Talks
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...
The Study Sessions: Women Writers in the US South-2
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Women Writers in the US South-2
10 Oct 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...
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
events - Film
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
11 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.
Sarah Turner Public House discussion
events - Talks
Sarah Turner Public House discussion
12 Oct 2017
The documentary Public House tells the story of the Ivy House Pub in Peckham, which was saved from closure by the local community in 2012.After the screening artist Sarah...
Sarah Turner Public House screening
events - Film
Sarah Turner Public House screening
13 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
Public House tells the story of the Ivy House Pub in Peckham. Slated to be sold to property developers in 2012, the local community triumphantly came together to save the...
An exhibition by Alican Erkol
events - Special Events
An exhibition by Alican Erkol
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
We are pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the UK by Nottingham-based Kurdish photographer Alican Erkol.
Black History Month Celebration
events - Live
Black History Month Celebration
14 Oct 2017
The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Contemporary present a celebration music event for Black History MonthJoy Mumford
Hate Crime Awareness Week: I am Not Your Negro
events - Special Events
Hate Crime Awareness Week: I am Not Your Negro
17 Oct 2017
To celebrate National Hate Crime Awareness Week, we are bringing you a free screening of the acclaimed documentary 'I Am Not Your Negro'.
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
events - Film
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
18 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 ultimate...
October Dialogues 2017
events - Special Events
October Dialogues 2017
20 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
The 2017 edition of October Dialogues hosts public conversations, presentations and performances exploring issues of representation, race and equity in contemporary...
Call Mr. Robeson. A life, with songs
events - Live
Call Mr. Robeson. A life, with songs
21 Oct 2017
Join us for an evening of theatre and performance, exploring the life and times of Mr. Robeson.
October Half Term - Family Road Trip
events - Family Events
October Half Term - Family Road Trip
21 Oct 2017 - 05 Nov 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...

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