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Glenn Ligon
art - Exhibitions
Glenn Ligon
03 Apr 2015 - 14 Jun 2015
Stephen Andrews, Giovanni Anselmo, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Joseph Beuys, The Black Panther Party, Alighiero Boetti, Bruce Davidson, Beauford Delaney, Melvin Edwards,...
The Grand Tour
art - Exhibitions
The Grand Tour
04 Jul 2015 - 20 Sep 2015
Pablo Bronstein will curate sixty treasures from Chatsworth at Nottingham Contemporary, including works by Rembrandt and Franz Hals, shown alongside Bronstein's...
Craig Fisher and Debra Swann
art - Small Collections Room
Craig Fisher and Debra Swann
03 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015
Nottingham based artists Craig Fisher and Debra Swann present their work in three cabinets of the Small Collections Room. The exhibition explores their interest in ideas...
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
07 Apr 2015 - 12 Jun 2015
Free, drop in Short 20-30 minute talks on individual galleries conducted by our Gallery Assistants. Tuesdays 3.30pm Wednesdays 5.30pm Thursdays...
Family Weekends: May
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: May
01 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
 We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this May. Talk, create and chill together.
The Study Sessions
events - Talks
The Study Sessions
07 May 2015 - 11 Jun 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, The StudioLed by Celeste-Marie Bernier, Sharon Monteith and Richard King (Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Nottingham),...
Look Up
events - Courses
Look Up
20 May 2015 - 24 Jun 2015
Free creative course at Nottingham Contemporary and Nottingham City Council Libraries. Be inspired to look for work in new ways. No previous experience in the arts is...
May Half Term Family Activities
events - Family Events
May Half Term Family Activities
23 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
Explore Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions through free Family Activities over May Half Term.11am – 3pm, FreeSpace and StudioMake colourful Warhol...
Match & Fuse Presents... Hot Head Show and Ay!
events - Live
Match & Fuse Presents... Hot Head Show and Ay!
23 May 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free 
Speak Out, Act Up 1
events - Film
Speak Out, Act Up 1
26 May 2015
6.30pm Tongues Untied (Dir. Marlon Riggs, 1989)A film essay on black gay men as they confront racism, homophobia and marginalisation.7.45pm Looking for Langston (Dir....
Simon Weaver Tour
events - Gallery Tours
Simon Weaver Tour
27 May 2015
Dr. Simon Weaver is a Lecturer in Media and Communications at Brunel University.
The Bill Laurance Project
events - Live
The Bill Laurance Project
27 May 2015
Doors from 7.30pm, live from 8pm £15 advance, £17.50 on the door Snarky Puppy founder-member and Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Laurance performs music from his...
Speak Out, Act Up 2
events - Film
Speak Out, Act Up 2
28 May 2015
The story of the AIDS activist movement as it battles corporate greed, social indifference, and government neglect. With response from ACT UP UK following the...
The Study Sessions
events - Talks
The Study Sessions
28 May 2015
Led by Professor Sharon Monteith, this session will unpack issues of representation, race and rights as told through text, photojournalism and African American art.
Pentatronix
events - Live
Pentatronix
30 May 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free Pentatronix featuring SI Tew and Sabar Soundsystem will be dishing out a live electro-acoustic collaboration.
COLLABOR-8 May
events - Young Events
COLLABOR-8 May
30 May 2015
COLLABOR-8 is back this May. Drop in from 6.30pm until late on Sat 30 May and join in workshops with our young people and guest artist Barby Asante.
Barby Asante
events - Special Events
Barby Asante
02 Jun 2015
In 1969, photographer and filmmaker Horace Ové released Baldwin's Nigger. This short film documented American intellectual James Baldwin in conversation with Comedian...
Daniella King
events - Gallery Tours
Daniella King
03 Jun 2015
Daniella Rose King is a writer and curator currently based in London. She completed a BA in History of Art at The University of Manchester and an MA in Curating...
Then, if you are lucky, even you leave Opening
events - Special Events
Then, if you are lucky, even you leave Opening
03 Jun 2015
The Small Collections Room 6 - 8 pm Free Join us for the opening of our new exhibition Then, if you are lucky, even you leave in The Small Collections Room....
Then, if you are lucky, even you leave
art - Small Collections Room
Then, if you are lucky, even you leave
04 Jun 2015 - 16 Aug 2015
Amsterdam-based artist Jacqueline Bebb has transformed the Small Collections Room into a three-dimensional travelogue, documenting the 2000 mile road trip she undertook...
Family Weekends: June
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: June
06 Jun 2015 - 14 Jun 2015
There are plenty of reasons to bring your family to Nottingham Contemporary in June. We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help...
Royston Duxford
events - Live
Royston Duxford
06 Jun 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free  Royston Duxford play a foot stomping mix of low down, low fi, foot stompin’, bone breakin’, finger lickin’, country blues &...
At the River I Stand
events - Film
At the River I Stand
09 Jun 2015
Memphis, Spring 1968 marked the dramatic climax of the Civil Rights movement. At the River I Stand skilfully reconstructs the two eventful months that...
Sonya Dyer
events - Talks
Sonya Dyer
10 Jun 2015
The...And Beyond Institute for Future Research is a think tank led by artist Sonya Dyer which presents an exploration of intersectionality, and the black, female body in...
The Study Sessions
events - Talks
The Study Sessions
11 Jun 2015
Led by Professor Richard King, this session will unpack issues of representation, race and rights as told through text, photojournalism and African American...
The Golden Troubadours
events - Live
The Golden Troubadours
13 Jun 2015
Live from 9pmFree
Refugee Week Launch Event 2015
events - Special Events
Refugee Week Launch Event 2015
13 Jun 2015
1pm – 4pm, drop in. The Space, free. Join us in celebrating the launch of Refugee Week 2015. With live music performances from Iranian British fusion group 'Arian',...
Look Up Exhibition and Celebration
events - Special Events
Look Up Exhibition and Celebration
24 Jun 2015
Free, The Studio - 11.30am - 1.30pm.    Join us in The Studio for a celebration event to mark the end of the second phase of the Look Up project....
Mas Y Mas
events - Live
Mas Y Mas
04 Jul 2015
Doors 8pm, live music from 9pm Free  Mas Y Mas play their own irresistible mix of Latino, flamenco and Afro-Cuban influenced music woven together by driving dance...
Learning Preview
events - Special Events
Learning Preview
09 Jul 2015
4.30-6.30 pmFreeWith 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...

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