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The Place Is Here
art - Exhibitions
The Place Is Here
04 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
The starting-point for this exhibition is a pivotal decade for British culture and politics: the 1980s. Spanning painting, sculpture, photography, film and archives, The...
Family Weekends in February
events - Family Events
Family Weekends in February
04 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you explore our exhibitions together.Our events are free and all ages are...
The Time is Now? June Givanni
events - Film
The Time is Now? June Givanni
04 Feb 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
What is it about the film, arts, cultural practices and products and social debates of the decades of the 80s/90s that make them resonate so closely with contemporary...
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
04 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Short 20-30 minute talks based on the current exhibitions conducted by our Gallery Assistants.Tuesdays 3.30pm Wednesdays 11am Thursdays 1pm Fridays...
Wednesday Walkthroughs
events - Talks
Wednesday Walkthroughs
08 Feb 2017 - 19 Apr 2017
Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of expertise relating to the concepts of The...
The Screen at Contemporary: Hypnotica
events - Film
The Screen at Contemporary: Hypnotica
15 Feb 2017 - 26 Apr 2017
Join us at The Screen at Contemporary this winter as we bring you Hypnotica.Delusion, dreams and the subconscious explored in 8 classic films. What happens when our world...
Museumand Interviews
events - Special Events
Museumand Interviews
15 Feb 2017 - 01 Mar 2017
Museumand is a mobile social history project, or a museum without walls, featuring the contributions made by Caribbeans to British society and Nottingham.Founded by...
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon
21 Feb 2017 - 25 Apr 2017
Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) was a psychiatrist, an ethno-psychiatrist and a revolutionary political thinker, one of the few supporting the decolonisation struggles occurring...
Migrant Media Film Night
events - Film
Migrant Media Film Night
28 Feb 2017
Migrant Media was established in 1989 and is a collective of radical film makers working in documentary production. Self-described as activists embedded with communities...
Les Diaboliques (1955) - Hypnotica
events - Film
Les Diaboliques (1955) - Hypnotica
01 Mar 2017
The wife and mistress of a sadistic headmaster set out to murder him. However, reality is not what it seems in this tense and highly influential psychological thriller....
The Anti Gallery
events - Talks
The Anti Gallery
02 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
This course is now fully booked.Please register your interest so that you can be put onto the waiting list by emailing Cindy at cindy@nottinghamcontemporary.org or...
Collabor-8 x Subculture Uncovered x Dizzy Ink
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 x Subculture Uncovered x Dizzy Ink
03 Mar 2017 - 03 Feb 2017
Our young people's collective, Collabor-8, are teaming up with Subculture Uncovered and Dizzy Ink to bring you a free risograph printing workshop and exhibition from...
Family Weekends in March
events - Family Events
Family Weekends in March
04 Mar 2017 - 26 Mar 2017
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you explore our exhibitions together.Our events are free and all ages are...
SoulDeep Fusion Trio
events - Live
SoulDeep Fusion Trio
04 Mar 2017
SoulDeep Fusion Trio take inspiration from the worlds of funk, soul, jazz fusion and grooves.Veteran drummer, George Grignon has developed this group into one of the East...
Nottingham Black Archive Scanning Social
events - Special Events
Nottingham Black Archive Scanning Social
04 Mar 2017
Nottingham Black Archive is an organisation dedicated to researching, collecting and documenting Black history, heritage and culture. Find out what this Archive holds in...
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-2
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-2
07 Mar 2017
This series of Study Sessions will focus on the work of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist and political thinker, with a special focus on his revolutionary psychiatric writings...
Now That We Know by Matthias Sperling
events - Special Events
Now That We Know by Matthias Sperling
08 Mar 2017
As part of Dance4's Nottdance festival 2017, choreographer and performer Matthias Sperling furthers his investigation into the relationship between mind and body in this...
Writing Workshop with Panya Banjoko
events - Courses
Writing Workshop with Panya Banjoko
11 Mar 2017
Led by award-winning poet Panya Banjoko, participants in this workshop will write a piece in response to some of the issues and works from the exhibition The Place...
The Shadow Drone Project by Charles Linehan Company
events - Special Events
The Shadow Drone Project by Charles Linehan Company
12 Mar 2017
As part of Dance4's Nottdance festival 2017, Robert Clark and Samuel Kennedy launch Charles Linehan's performance and film series, The Shadow Drone Project.The Shadow...
Taxi Driver (1976) - Hypnotica
events - Film
Taxi Driver (1976) - Hypnotica
15 Mar 2017
A lonely and isolated Vietnam Vet drives the streets of New York and wants to ‘clean it up’. Robert DeNiro perfectly personifies society’s collective psyche of...
Two-Day Gathering
events - Talks
Two-Day Gathering
18 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017
Two days of discussions, workshops and debates revisiting the Radical Black Art Working Convention that took place in Nottingham in 1984.More information on this event...
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-3
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-3
21 Mar 2017
This series of Study Sessions will focus on the work of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist and political thinker, with a special focus on his revolutionary psychiatric writings...
London Sinfonietta Perform Steve Reich and Terry Riley
events - Live
London Sinfonietta Perform Steve Reich and Terry Riley
22 Mar 2017
The seminal minimalist scores of Steve Reich and Terry Riley changed the direction of music in the 1960s. Their skillful use of repetition and slow harmonic rhythms...
The Time is Now? 3
events - Film
The Time is Now? 3
25 Mar 2017
The Time is Now? is a series of screenings of Black and Asian films from 1980s-today curated by June Givanni. Read more >>
Cultural Vibrations Present... Phenomenal Women
events - Live
Cultural Vibrations Present... Phenomenal Women
25 Mar 2017
Join Cultural Vibrations in the Nottingham Contemporary Cafe.Bar to celebrate the end of International Women's Month with a musical showcase of Phenomenal...
Don’t Look Now (1973) - Hypnotica
events - Film
Don’t Look Now (1973) - Hypnotica
29 Mar 2017
A married couple are in Venice following the death of their young daughter. Reality, religion, the supernatural and grief are masterfully intertwined here in an engaging...
Reservoir 13 Launch Party
events - Live
Reservoir 13 Launch Party
31 Mar 2017
Jon McGregor launches his first novel in seven years here at Nottingham Contemporary.Reservoir 13 is about a teenage girl who goes missing - and stays missing - in a...
Easter Holidays
events - Family Events
Easter Holidays
01 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
Sat 1 Apr - Mon 17 Apr, 11am-3pm. Drop-in.Free family workshops every day during the Easter Holidays.Families come in all shapes and sizes. Share the things you love...
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-4
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-4
04 Apr 2017
This series of Study Sessions will focus on the work of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist and political thinker, with a special focus on his revolutionary psychiatric writings...
Vertigo (1958) - Hypnotica
events - Film
Vertigo (1958) - Hypnotica
05 Apr 2017
Private investigator James Stewart, follows a young woman acting strangely who then disappears. Was she real or imagined?Often voted the best film ever made, this is a...

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