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Rights of Nature
art - Exhibitions
Rights of Nature
24 January 2015 - 15 March 2015
Runaway global warming, environmental destruction and mass species extinction are all consequences of our fraught relationship with nature. Earth has been seen as an...
Family Weekends: January
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: January
24 January 2015 - 31 January 2015
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this January.   Make art inspired by our planet...
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
24 January 2015 - 14 March 2015
Free, drop in Short 20-30 minute talks on individual galleries conducted by our Gallery Assistants. Tuesdays 3.30pm Wednesdays 5.30pm Thursdays...
J. J. Seinen | The Archive of John Collier Jr. in 1940s Colombia
art - Small Collections Room
J. J. Seinen | The Archive of John Collier Jr. in 1940s Colombia
24 January 2015 - 08 March 2015
J. J. Seinen: Previously unknown drawings by Dutch outsider artist, banker and book collector José Johann Seinen (1934-2012). Discovered in Bogotá, Colombia.The Archive...
Swing Gitan
events - Live
Swing Gitan
25 January 2015
Live from 1pm Free Swing Gitan are an East Midlands based quintet who perform the Gypsy jazz style of music, once popularised by Django Reinhardt in the 1930's. The group...
Look Up
events - Courses
Look Up
27 January 2015
Free creative course at Nottingham Contemporary and Nottingham City Council Libraries. Starting 3 February and running every Tuesday for 9 weeks.3, 10, 17, 24 February,...
Rights of Nature Wednesday Walkthroughs
events - Gallery Tours
Rights of Nature Wednesday Walkthroughs
28 January 2015 - 25 February 2015
The walkthroughs focus on selected artworks and ideas in the exhibition with plenty of time for discussion.Evenings, 6pm - 6.45pmOpening Tour
TJ Demos & Alex Farquharson
events - Gallery Tours
TJ Demos & Alex Farquharson
28 January 2015
6pm - 6.45pm The GalleriesTJ Demos & Alex Farquharson, the curators of the exhibition lead a special opening tour and discuss the reasons for staging an exhibition...
Learning Previews
events - Special Events
Learning Previews
29 January 2015 - 08 July 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...
Bowman & Hull
events - Live
Bowman & Hull
31 January 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free 
COLLABOR-8
events - Young Events
COLLABOR-8
31 January 2015
Join us for our free monthly art and music social for 15-25 year olds on the last Saturday of January.Drop in between 6.30pm - 9.30pm and join a workshop with our young...
Family Weekends: February
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: February
01 February 2015 - 28 February 2015
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this February.   Make art inspired by our...
Catastrophe / Opportunity
events - Talks
Catastrophe / Opportunity
03 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pm Free, Cafe. Bar Can climate change be seen to create opportunities?  And if so, for whom?  A gathering of those with a stake in the...
Frack Free Notts
events - Film
Frack Free Notts
04 February 2015
6.30pm - 8pm Free, The Space This film examines the potential impacts of fracking and coal bed methane extraction in Somerset and beyond. It includes the...
Three Ecologies
events - Talks
Three Ecologies
05 February 2015 - 05 March 2015
Thursdays 6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, The Studio Thursday 5 FebruaryLed by Eva Giraud (Keele University)This session will explore issues and tensions surrounding...
Light Night
events - Family Events
Light Night
06 February 2015
Fri 6 Feb 5pm – 9pm Help create a heavenly host of shimmering butterflies. Make a pledge to live a little greener. Find out more.
February Guest Artist Workshops
events - Young Events
February Guest Artist Workshops
06 February 2015 - 28 February 2015
Come to our free creative workshops in February for 15 – 25 year olds, led by an exciting guest artist TBC!
Mas Y Mas
events - Live
Mas Y Mas
07 February 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...
Rachel Jacobs
events - Gallery Tours
Rachel Jacobs
11 February 2015
12pm - 12.45pm.The Galleries. Rachel Jacobs leads a tour through the exhibition reflecting on eco-activism, landscape, colonialism, non-human rights,...
Art Not Oil
events - Talks
Art Not Oil
11 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, The Space
February Half Term Activities
events - Family Events
February Half Term Activities
17 February 2015 - 20 February 2015
Tue 17 Feb – Fri 20 Feb (Closed Mon) 11am – 3pm, Our events are free and all ages are welcome, just drop in Join us over the February half term...
Isabelle Stengers
events - Talks
Isabelle Stengers
17 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, The SpaceHuman-centred perspectives on the planet have annexed other ways of knowing, knowing that is situated between species, between natural and...
Family Film: The Lorax (PG)
events - Family Events
Family Film: The Lorax (PG)
21 February 2015
The Lorax (PG) 86 minsEnjoy a screening Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, a film which brings the plight of the environment to life for children through captivating characters.Sat 21...
Revenge of Calculon
events - Live
Revenge of Calculon
21 February 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free After an action packed 2014, full of festivals, a debut single release and busking silent disco sets on the streets of...
Neil Sinclair
events - Gallery Tours
Neil Sinclair
25 February 2015
12pm - 12.45pm. The Galleries.Neil Sinclair, Department of Philosophy, The University of Nottingham leads a tour of the show drawing on his research and interest in...
Family Weekends: March
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: March
01 March 2015 - 15 March 2015
Every Saturday and Sunday during the exhibition. 11am - 3pm.Free, no need to book.Create recycled sculptures, fossilised objects and make your own mini garden to...
GIAP tour
events - Gallery Tours
GIAP tour
11 March 2015
6pm - 6.45pmFree, The GalleriesGIAP: Grupo de Investigación en Arte y Política hold a closing talk in the galleries discussing their own work on the...
GIAP workshop
events - Talks
GIAP workshop
12 March 2015
2pm - 5pmFree. Off-site, PRIMARYGIAP: Grupo Investigacion en Arte y Politica lead an informal workshop on the aesthetics and poetics that shape the politics of...
Art and the Environment
events - Courses
Art and the Environment
14 March 2015 - 15 March 2015
10 am - 4 pmCourse fee: £50 (free for those on low incomes or in receipt of benefits).Open to everyone. No art experience necessary, just a willingness to join in.
Look Up Exhibition and Celebration
events - Special Events
Look Up Exhibition and Celebration
30 March 2015
Free, The Studio - 11.30am - 1.30pmJoin us in The Studio for a celebration event to mark the end of the first phase of the Look Up project. Participants in Look Up have...

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