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Charismatic Megafauna Live
events - Live
Charismatic Megafauna Live
18 Jan 2019
9.30-10.30pm  Join us for the opening of the gathering Who Would Be Free Themselves Must Strike the Blow with a music act by Charismatic...
Who Would Be Free Themselves Must Strike the Blow
events - Special Events
Who Would Be Free Themselves Must Strike the Blow
18 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019
 To mark the closing of Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance, join us for a two-day gathering where multiple voices will question the production of feminist...
Performance by The World in Which We Occur
events - Live
Performance by The World in Which We Occur
19 Jan 2019
4.30-6pm   The World in Which We Occur (TWWWO) is a curatorial research-based entity that explores themes concerned with artistic inquiry,...
Circle 2
events - Talks
Circle 2
19 Jan 2019
2.30-4.30pm  Circle 2 in this gathering will explore the subjects Care / The Commons / Land. Join us for the screening of Fabrizio Terranova's...
This Rabbit is Looking Up
events - Talks
This Rabbit is Looking Up
19 Jan 2019
2.30-3.30pm  "This Rabbit is Looking Up” is a performative gathering based on the Colombian tradition of reading chocolate from the grind left at the bottom...
Circle 1
events - Talks
Circle 1
19 Jan 2019
11.30am-1.30pm Circle 1 in this gathering will explore the subjects Social Movements / Protest / Direct Action.Join us for a talk with...
Shadow Sistxrs Fight Club
events - Talks
Shadow Sistxrs Fight Club
20 Jan 2019
2-4pm  Take part in an apocalypse survival school, using queer, astrological herbal wisdom, song/storytelling, and re-interpreted ancient crafts for an...
Consciousness Raising Session
events - Talks
Consciousness Raising Session
20 Jan 2019
This session will take place in Gallery 4, within the context of the exhibition Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance. Led by Sam, co-founder of Notts Trans Hub and...
Circle 3
events - Talks
Circle 3
20 Jan 2019
Circle 3 in this gathering will explore the Futures of Gender / Transfeminism and more.Join us for...
Gay Plants Workshop
events - Talks
Gay Plants Workshop
20 Jan 2019
1.30-2.3 0pm  
Slow Reading Group
events - Courses
Slow Reading Group
21 Jan 2019
The Three Ecologies research group at Nottingham Contemporary are holding a series of free reading sessions.
Wednesday Walkthroughs
events - Talks
Wednesday Walkthroughs
23 Jan 2019
2-2.45pm  Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, experts, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of...
Elizabeth Price: FELT TIP
art - Exhibitions
Elizabeth Price: FELT TIP
16 Feb 2019 - 06 May 2019
FELT TIP is a highly ambitious solo show from Turner Prize-winning artist Elizabeth Price. The exhibition features all-new works: two immersive video installations and a...
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané
art - Exhibitions
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané
16 Feb 2019 - 06 May 2019
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané presents his first major UK solo show at Nottingham Contemporary, with new and existing works.Through a new immersive installation,...
Learning Preview
events - Teacher's Event
Learning Preview
28 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2018
FreeWith 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 the...
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...
Take This Knitting Machine and Shove it
art - Exhibitions
Take This Knitting Machine and Shove it
12 Sep 2009 - 18 Oct 2009
“Chant no more your old rhymes about bold Robin Hood His feats I but little admire I will sing the achievements of General Ludd Now the hero of...
SOFA - A documentary film by Benjamin Wigley
events - Young Events
SOFA - A documentary film by Benjamin Wigley
28 Oct 2009
On Wednesday the adventure begins.... Get Involved 17's beautiful Nottingham Contemporary Sofa will begin its journey, starting at 9am in the heart of our city: Old...

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