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Somewhat Abstract
art - Exhibitions
Somewhat Abstract
12 April 2014 - 29 June 2014
Artists include Tomma Abts, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Peter Blake, Zarina Bhimji, Anthony Caro, Helen Chadwick, Prunella Clough, Richard Deacon, Jeremy Deller, Barry...
Carol Rama and Danh Võ
art - Exhibitions
Carol Rama and Danh Võ
19 July 2014 - 28 September 2014
Born in Vietnam in 1975, Danh Võ grew up in Denmark after his family fled the Vietnam War in 1979. Using his personal experiences as a starting point, Võ’s...
Easter Family Fun
events - Family Events
Easter Family Fun
05 April 2014 - 21 April 2014
There are plenty of reasons to bring your family to Nottingham Contemporary this Easter Holiday. We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire...
Carlos Noronha Feio
art - Small Collections Room
Carlos Noronha Feio
12 April 2014 - 15 June 2014
I looked in my wallet and all I could find was paper, plastic, metal, clay, tin, silk, leather, veneer, gold, silver, bronze, wool, salt, perspex, polyester, cotton,...
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
15 April 2014 - 27 June 2014
Free, drop inShort 20-30 minute talks on individual galleries conducted by our Gallery Assistants.Tuesdays 3.30pmWednesdays 5.30pmThursdays 1pmFridays 11am
Somewhat Abstract Opening Tour
events - Gallery Tours
Somewhat Abstract Opening Tour
16 April 2014
The Director of Nottingham Contemporary, and curator of Somewhat Abstract, leads an opening tour.6 - 6.45pmFree. The GalleriesNo need to book, just join us in the...
Wednesday Walkthrough Somewhat Abstract
events - Gallery Tours
Wednesday Walkthrough Somewhat Abstract
16 April 2014 - 11 June 2014
The walkthroughs focus on selected artworks and ideas in the exhibition with plenty of time for discussion.  Evenings, 6pm - 6.45pm16 April Alex...
Family Weekends: April
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: April
19 April 2014 - 27 April 2014
There are plenty of reasons to bring your family to Nottingham Contemporary in April. We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help...
National Record Store Day 2014
events - Live
National Record Store Day 2014
19 April 2014
Doors 7.00pm Cafe.Bar.ContemporaryFree
Swing Gitan
events - Live
Swing Gitan
20 April 2014
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...
A Conversation with Creativity
events - Special Events
A Conversation with Creativity
24 April 2014 - 03 July 2014
10 sessions24 April - 03 July (no session on the 29 May)Thursday afternoons 12.30 - 2.30pmFind out more about our exhibitions and develop your own ideas and opinions...
What is Success
events - Talks
What is Success
24 April 2014
In Collaboration with East Midlands Visual Arts Network (EMVAN)What does success look like? What is needed to achieve it? Exploring notions of success and failure within...
Umberto
events - Live
Umberto
25 April 2014
Cafe.Bar.Contemporary Free Fri 25 April. DJs from 8, Umberto live at 10 A week after Record Store Day, The Music Exchange are bringing the world of soundtrack to the...
Journey Through Style
events - Special Events
Journey Through Style
25 April 2014 - 13 June 2014
7 sessions25 April - 13 June (No session on the 6 June)Friday mornings 9.30am - 12.30pm
Silence Blossoms and Cecille Grey
events - Live
Silence Blossoms and Cecille Grey
26 April 2014
8pm, live music from 9pm FreeThe experimental jazz trio will be joined by the delicate Cecille Grey, one of Nottingham music scene’s best loved alt-pop groups.
Althea Greenan Tour
events - Gallery Tours
Althea Greenan Tour
30 April 2014
Althea Greenan, Curator of the Women's Art Library (MAKE), leads a lunctime tour drawing connections between works by female artists within the show. 12 -...
Learning Preview & Workshop
events - Special Events
Learning Preview & Workshop
30 April 2014
Welcome by Cllr David MellenPortfolio Holder for Children's Services at Nottingham City CouncilWed 30 April, 5 - 7pmFreeJoin us for a Learning Preview and let us help you...
Family Weekends: May
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: May
03 May 2014 - 01 June 2014
There are plenty of reasons to bring your family to Nottingham Contemporary in May. We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help...
The Andrew Wood Trio
events - Live
The Andrew Wood Trio
03 May 2014
8pm, live from 9pmFreeThis engaging piano trio draws upon a wealth of contemporary and classic jazz repertoire, performing both original compositions and wittily arranged...
Swing Gitan
events - Live
Swing Gitan
04 May 2014
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...
Keith Coventry Tour
events - Gallery Tours
Keith Coventry Tour
14 May 2014
Keith Coventry leads a tour of Somewhat Abstract departing from the inclusion of Crack City, his series of Malevich-inspired monochromes which take their form from...
Peter Osborne
events - Talks
Peter Osborne
14 May 2014
A talk about some ways in which contemporary art structures our experience of time, by the author of Anywhere or Not At All, The Philosophy of Contemporary Art (2013). In...
Study Session: I Would Prefer Not To
events - Talks
Study Session: I Would Prefer Not To
15 May 2014 - 26 June 2014
Refusal – of meaning, of work, of the work - strategies adopted by artists to sidestep or escape the positions that attributed to them, find resonances in contemporary...
Antonio Forcione
events - Live
Antonio Forcione
16 May 2014
Friday 16 May, doors 8pm, live from 9pm.The SpaceTickets: 50 £12 Early bird, £15 in ADVTo lovers of acoustic guitar virtuosity, award-winning Antonio Forcione is the...
Selected 4
events - Film
Selected 4
20 May 2014
Produced by videoclub and Film London Artists Moving Image AwardA unique chance to discover emerging work, Selected is a collection of new artists' films, nominated by...
Radical Museology
events - Talks
Radical Museology
22 May 2014
Drawing from Bishop’s recently published Radical Museology Or What's Contemporary in Museums of Contemporary Art? and taking place against the backdrop of our reading...
May Half Term Family Fun
events - Family Events
May Half Term Family Fun
24 May 2014 - 01 June 2014
There are plenty of reasons to bring your family to Nottingham Contemporary this May Half Term. We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations...
Family Weekends: June
events - Family Events
Family Weekends: June
31 May 2014 - 29 June 2014
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...
Singing Skies
events - Special Events
Singing Skies
04 June 2014 - 07 June 2014
The installation Singing Skies is an unfolding of a book of the same title which marries Suzanne Osborne's 'A year in small paintings - Skies, September 2010 - September...
Singing Skies Opening
events - Special Events
Singing Skies Opening
04 June 2014
6 - 8pmFree, The SpaceJoin us for the opening reception of Singing Skies, an installation marrying Suzanne Osborne's 'A year in small paintings - Skies, September 2010 -...

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