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The Grand Tour
art - Exhibitions
The Grand Tour
04 Jul 2015 - 20 Sep 2015
 For Season 1 of The Grand Tour at Nottingham Contemporary Pablo Bronstein has chosen 62 works of fine and decorative art to bring to our galleries –...
Danai Anesiadou, Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, Rana Hamadeh, Sun Ra / Nadia Lauro
art - Exhibitions
Danai Anesiadou, Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, Rana Hamadeh, Sun Ra / Nadia Lauro
10 Oct 2015 - 03 Jan 2016
10 October – 3 January This autumn we present four interrelated solo exhibitions, all with a connection to performance, theatre and film: Pauline Boudry and Renate...
Free Family Fun July
events - Family Events
Free Family Fun July
04 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this summer. Every weekend during the exhibition.
Then, if you are lucky, even you leave
art - Small Collections Room
Then, if you are lucky, even you leave
04 Jul 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...
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
06 Jul 2015 - 18 Sep 2015
Free, drop in Short 20-30 minute talks on individual galleries conducted by our Gallery Assistants. Tuesdays 3.30pm Wednesdays 5.30pm Thursdays...
The Grand Tour: Walkthroughs
events - Gallery Tours
The Grand Tour: Walkthroughs
08 Jul 2015 - 16 Sep 2015
The walkthroughs focus on selected artworks and ideas in the exhibition with plenty of time for discussion.  No need to book. Meet at Reception!...
Free Family Fun All Summer
events - Family Events
Free Family Fun All Summer
25 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this summer.Come to our house to draw, build and make....
Chatsworth Family Portraits
events - Family Events
Chatsworth Family Portraits
25 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
Join us this summer in The Space to have your own grand family portrait taken in the rooms of Chatsworth. Then check out your fun family photos in our online gallery!
Call For Applications: Craft.Design. Contemporary
events - Special Events
Call For Applications: Craft.Design. Contemporary
28 Jul 2015 - 21 Aug 2015
Craft. Design. Contemporary is Nottingham Contemporary's popular contemporary craft market. Taking place on 5 & 6 December 2015, we are now calling for makers and...
Let's Talk About Art
events - Talks
Let's Talk About Art
28 Jul 2015 - 22 Dec 2015
Last Tuesday of every month, starting 28/07/153.30pm - 5.30pmFree
Join us at the beach this summer!
events - Family Events
Join us at the beach this summer!
29 Jul 2015 - 26 Aug 2015
Every Wednesday during the school holidays.11.30am – 2.30pm, Free.The Beach , Old Market Square.Join us at the beach for more creative fun. Look out for the Nottingham...
Free Family Fun August
events - Family Events
Free Family Fun August
01 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this summer.
Ram1 & The Ites
events - Live
Ram1 & The Ites
01 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry Spanning two generations of Nottingham’s musical history, Ram1 and The Ites combine the MOBO Award nominated singer with...
Look Up Project Exhibition at Nottingham Central Library
events - Special Events
Look Up Project Exhibition at Nottingham Central Library
03 Aug 2015 - 27 Aug 2015
You are invited to the preview of JOURNEYS OF IDEAS - A celebration of artistic explorations by Look Up participants. Please note this launch event and exhibition are...
Screening: Jubilee
events - Film
Screening: Jubilee
04 Aug 2015
Queen Elizabeth I and her occult aide Dr John Dee travel into the future, encountering the megalomania of big business as well as gangs of violent, marauding killers. The...
I AM LONO
events - Live
I AM LONO
08 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry Dark and introspective synth rockers I AM LONO mark the release of their debut EP on limited edition 10 inch white vinyl, with a...
Screening: The Draughtsman Contract
events - Film
Screening: The Draughtsman Contract
11 Aug 2015
Mr. Neville, a young and arrogant artist and something of a Byronic hero, is contracted by Mrs. Virginia Herbert to produce a series of 12 landscape drawings of an estate...
Gabriele Neher
events - Gallery Tours
Gabriele Neher
12 Aug 2015
6pm - 6.45pm
Blessing Magore
events - Live
Blessing Magore
15 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry Zimbabwean born Blessing Magore moved to the UK at age 17. The 20 year old has since crafted his own musical style which fuses...
Screening: The Taking of Power By Louis XIV
events - Film
Screening: The Taking of Power By Louis XIV
18 Aug 2015
The death of chief minister Cardinal Mazarin, the construction of the palace at Versailles, the extravagant meals of the royal court: all are recounted with the same...
To the Castle!
events - Talks
To the Castle!
20 Aug 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree (donations for the People's Histreh welcome)Start 6.45pm St Peter Square (outside M&S) Look out for the Loaf On A Stick!
Boss Magnet
events - Live
Boss Magnet
22 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry 
Whisky Stain
events - Live
Whisky Stain
29 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry 
Dr Patrizia Riganti
events - Gallery Tours
Dr Patrizia Riganti
02 Sep 2015
12noon - 12.45pmThe Galleries, Free. 
Book Launch
events - Talks
Book Launch
02 Sep 2015
6:30pm Free, Cafe Bar A book launch and discussion with author Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt and professor Antoni Kapcia. To Defend the Revolution Is to...
The Horror of Objects: Writing Workshop
events - Talks
The Horror of Objects: Writing Workshop
04 Sep 2015 - 05 Sep 2015
Free, The StudioEvan Calder Williams, author of the Desecration Harware blog and the book Combined and Uneven Apocalypse and Roman Letters, leads a two-day...
The Country and the City
events - Live
The Country and the City
08 Sep 2015
Nottingham Clarion Choir present the other side of the Grand Tour with words and songs of the people’s resistance and rebellion in the 19th century,  referencing...
End of Summer School
events - Talks
End of Summer School
14 Sep 2015 - 16 Sep 2015
This three day school will look at the theories and struggles at the juncture of mental health, social justice and the ‘natural’ world.  Informed by Felix...
Richard Wrigley
events - Gallery Tours
Richard Wrigley
16 Sep 2015
6pm - 6.45pm
Anxiety Fanfare
events - Live
Anxiety Fanfare
30 Sep 2015
 7.30pm, The Space Jocelyn Pook Ensemble and the Nottingham People’s Choir perform The Anxiety Fanfare for Variations for Voices Commissioned...

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