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Deli Quartet
events - Live
Deli Quartet
09 Apr 2011
8pm, Entrance Free ‘Deli’ is a unique combination of four very different musicians – their connection will take you on a spirit-lifting journey of musical...
The Do–It–All Dating Game
events - Talks
The Do–It–All Dating Game
12 Apr 2011
This live dating game – hosted by Oriana Fox and John Kilduff (aka Mr Let’s Paint) – has been devised by recent graduates from Nottingham Trent University, Clare...
Huang Yong Ping
art - Exhibitions
Huang Yong Ping
15 Apr 2011 - 26 Jun 2011
Huang Yong Ping is one of the leading Chinese artists of his generation. He moved to Paris in 1989 after participating in the renowned Magiciens de la Terre exhibition at...
The Small Collections Room
art - Small Collections Room
The Small Collections Room
15 Apr 2011 - 26 Jun 2011
The artist Thomas Demand has curated a selection of postcards of grottoes for our Small Collections Room, filling each cabinet with multiple images of curious...
Wael Shawky
art - Exhibitions
Wael Shawky
15 Apr 2011 - 26 Jun 2011
Wael Shawky’s work explores transitional events in society, politics, culture and religion in the Arab World. These concerns have been brought into sharp focus by...
The Bookmark Project
art - Exhibitions
The Bookmark Project
15 Apr 2011 - 26 Jun 2011
Bookmarks created by 11 Nottingham-based artists, inserted in The Study book collection Curated by Yelena Popova Wayne Burrows, Mik Godley, Candice Jacobs, Aaron...
Artist's Talk by Huang Yong Ping
events - Talks
Artist's Talk by Huang Yong Ping
16 Apr 2011
A rare opportunity to hear Huang Yong Ping speak about his work. He is joined by Lydia Yee, Curator at Barbican Art Gallery, who curated his 2009 exhibition in The...
Easter Family Fun
events - Family Events
Easter Family Fun
16 Apr 2011 - 02 May 2011
We've got some fantastic and completely free activities to keep the whole family entertained throughout the Easter holidays.
Taxidermy Tour
events - Talks
Taxidermy Tour
19 Apr 2011
Wildlife artist and illustrator Chris Orgill was trained by Wollaton Hall’s late and legendary taxidermist Don Sharp. He gives a personal insight into the history and...
Artist's Talk by Wael Shawky
events - Talks
Artist's Talk by Wael Shawky
20 Apr 2011
Wael Shawky offers an insight into his work and its contexts. The Space, 7:00pm, £3 (free for students) Nottingham Contemporary’s public programme is jointly...
What's your point?
events - Special Events
What's your point?
20 Apr 2011
Our young people's group, Get Involved 17 will give you the opportunity to comment on a series of questions on cardboard cones. Each cone will be placed outside the...
Wednesday Walk Throughs
events - Talks
Wednesday Walk Throughs
20 Apr 2011 - 22 Jun 2011
Time: Every Wednesday, 1-1.45pm (Except Wed 27 April) Free, no need to book, meet at reception These lunchtime talks will consider the exhibitions from multiple...
A Market of ideas
events - Special Events
A Market of ideas
27 Apr 2011
Get Involved 17 will run their own 'Market of ideas' where each stall will offer something creative in exchange for your creativity and ideas. On the day they will...
A Market of Ideas
events - Young Events
A Market of Ideas
27 Apr 2011
A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Market of Ideas event on Wednesday 27th April 2011. During the five hour event 500 visitors engaged with the various...
It Gives Us The Other
events - Talks
It Gives Us The Other
28 Apr 2011
There are a range of workshops in this one day conference on translation in poetry – aimed at writers with an interest in both poetry and translation. Finishing with a...
Maha Maamoun: Domestic Tourism II
events - Talks
Maha Maamoun: Domestic Tourism II
30 Apr 2011
A collage of clips from vintage popular Egyptian movies that feature the Pyramids, exploring the tourist representation of Cairo, and how this relates to personal,...
Weekend Family Room
events - Family Events
Weekend Family Room
30 Apr 2011 - 19 Jun 2011
Open the door on Level 2 and drop into our family room. This will provide a space to draw, read, relax and create something in response to our exhibitions. This space is...
Razia Iqbal
events - Talks
Razia Iqbal
04 May 2011
Razia Iqbal discusses Wael Shawky’s work, in the context of Middle Eastern politics and culture. Razia Iqbal is a Special Correspondent for BBC News, with extensive...
Polar Bear
events - Live
Polar Bear
05 May 2011
Polar Bear are at the forefront of the UK’s jazz scene with an appeal that goes beyond the usual jazz audience to anyone with an interest in new music. This event has...
The 21st Century: China's Century
events - Talks
The 21st Century: China's Century
12 May 2011
China is now the world’s second economy, poised to overtake the US. Professor Shujie Yao and Dr Zhengxu Wang from the Contemporary Chinese Department of The University...
In2 Contemporary Art
events - Special Events
In2 Contemporary Art
13 May 2011
10 Week Course, 2 hours per week Fri 13th May 10am-12 pm, every Fri at the same time, until 22nd July Break Fri 10th June This free ten week course introduces...
Jazz Junction
events - Live
Jazz Junction
14 May 2011
Jazz Junction is a band comprising six local musicians keen to promote an easy to listen to style of jazz that will engage the new listener as well as the enthusiast. ...
Chicago Boys
events - Live
Chicago Boys
14 May 2011
Chicago Boys: while we were singing, they were dreaming... is an ongoing project initiated and conceived as a 1970s cover band and neo-liberalism study group by the...
On a Bat’s Wing
events - Talks
On a Bat’s Wing
19 May 2011
Bats get a bad press, but poets like Emily Dickinson, Edward Lear, DH Lawrence, Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes have all been inspired by them. Writers Ross Bradshaw, Cathy...
Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem
events - Talks
Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem
22 May 2011
Master Storyteller and folklore historian Pete Davis follows the footsteps of the Crusaders through Nottingham, before discussing both eastern and western histories...
Polly Morgan
events - Talks
Polly Morgan
24 May 2011
Taxidermy artist Polly Morgan will be speaking with Giovanni Aloi (Editor of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in the Visual Arts) about her practice, with an audience Q&A...
The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives
events - Talks
The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives
25 May 2011
Historian Carole Hillenbrand expands on the themes of Wael Shawky’s Cabaret Crusades:The Horror Show File. Professor Emerita of Islamic History at the University of...
Half Term Fun
events - Family Events
Half Term Fun
28 May 2011 - 05 Jun 2011
This half term there’s something to keep the family entertained every day! From becoming a spy to discovering a miniature world we’ve got fantastic free activities...
Gob Squad
events - Live
Gob Squad
29 May 2011 - 30 May 2011
In 1963 Andy Warhol pointed a camera at a friend while he slept, decades before reality TV became reality. Taking Warhol’s films as their starting point Gob Squad...
Celebrating Children's Week
events - Family Events
Celebrating Children's Week
30 May 2011 - 02 Jun 2011
Stomp into Nottingham Contemporary’s story challenge. There are elephants, bats and puppets on show to fuel your imagination. We’ll be on hand to help you make...

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