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Simon Starling
art - Exhibitions
Simon Starling
19 Mar 2016 - 26 Jun 2016
Nottingham Contemporary presents the largest ever exhibition in the UK of the works of Simon Starling – the Turner Prize winner who studied at Nottingham Trent...
Michael Beutler
art - Exhibitions
Michael Beutler
16 Jul 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Michael Beutler's installations transform spaces with sculptural interventions. Working across genres, he encourages alternative perceptions, opening up new views, and...
Yelena Popova
art - Exhibitions
Yelena Popova
16 Jul 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Drawing on Minimalism and Russian Constructivism, Yelena Popova’s ethereal abstract paintings explore themes of representation and balance, enquiring about the...
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
19 Mar 2016 - 25 Jun 2016
Free, drop in Short 20-30 minute talks based on our current exhibition conducted by our Gallery Assistants.Tuesdays 3.30pm Wednesdays 11am Thursdays...
Gallery Walkthroughs: Simon Starling
events - Gallery Tours
Gallery Walkthroughs: Simon Starling
19 Mar 2016 - 26 Jun 2016
The walkthroughs focus on selected artworks and ideas in the exhibition with plenty of time for discussion. No need to book. Meet at Reception!
The Study Sessions: Anthropocene in the Midlands
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Anthropocene in the Midlands
07 Apr 2016 - 16 Jun 2016
 How do local histories of industrialisation register in local geology? This course, formed of six sessions, explores how we account for and act upon the...
American Music Listening Sessions
events - Talks
American Music Listening Sessions
28 Apr 2016 - 23 Jun 2016
Join us every last Thursday of the month* for an evening of music and sharing ideas led by The American Music Listening Group from The University of Nottingham. The...
Family Weekends May - June
events - Family Events
Family Weekends May - June
07 May 2016 - 26 Jun 2016
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you explore our exhibitions together. 30 April – 2 May: May Day ArtJoin us over...
Mumblecore!
events - Film
Mumblecore!
08 May 2016 - 19 Jun 2016
For our second season of The Screen at Contemporary we bring you Mumblecore! - a movement that came out of the mid noughties US Indie film scene.  Think Woody Allen,...
American Music Listening Sessions-3
events - Talks
American Music Listening Sessions-3
26 May 2016
Music has played a key role in the angry response to racist policing in contemporary America. Nick Heffernan, lecturer in American and Canadian Studies at the University...
May Half Term Family Fun
events - Family Events
May Half Term Family Fun
28 May 2016 - 05 Jun 2016
Discover the exhibition and create together this May Half Term!Go dotty and create dramatic transformations using colour and light.11am - 3pmFree
The Elephant Men and Robyn Hughes-Jones
events - Live
The Elephant Men and Robyn Hughes-Jones
28 May 2016
Bringing their unique sound to Nottingham Contemporary, The Elephant Men are made up of some of the finest touring musicians currently residing in Nottingham, including...
"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?"
events - Talks
"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?"
02 Jun 2016
"How Many Natures Can Nature Nurture?" is a general title for a series of inquiries on the impact of the anthropological concept of multinaturalism on ecological ideas...
Collabor-8 Focus: Kinky Boots
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 Focus: Kinky Boots
03 Jun 2016
Join us for our second Collabor-8 Focus, a film night like no other! See British hit Kinky Boots in the galleries after hours, surrounded by Turner Prize winning...
The New Forbidden feat. Loyd Grossman and Valentine Guinness
events - Live
The New Forbidden feat. Loyd Grossman and Valentine Guinness
04 Jun 2016
In December 1977 Punk band Jet Bronx and The Forbidden featuring Loyd Grossman reached No. 49 in the UK singles chart with “Ain’t Doin’ Nothing”. Fast...
Artist Talk: Michael Beutler
events - Talks
Artist Talk: Michael Beutler
07 Jun 2016
As a prelude to his summer exhibition, Michael Beutler introduces his work and calls for local collaborators. 6.30pm - 8.30pm 
BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking
events - Talks
BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking
08 Jun 2016
Join us for a Free Thinking discussion about the future of art at Nottingham Contemporary. Chaired by Anne McElvoy the conversation will be recorded for broadcast on...
Seas Of Mirth
events - Live
Seas Of Mirth
11 Jun 2016
Nautical rockers Seas Of Mirth have been causing quite the ruckus at shows and festivals across the UK and Europe over the last few years. A nine-strong crew, their...
Humpday (2009)
events - Film
Humpday (2009)
12 Jun 2016
Directed by Lynn Shelton.Two friends Ben and Andrew meet after having not seen each other for 10 years. During a party, they find themselves locked in a "mutual dare"...
Museum, Musex, Mutext, Mutant
events - Talks
Museum, Musex, Mutext, Mutant
14 Jun 2016
A talk by Miguel A López, chief curator of TEOR/éTica, Costa Rica, on institutional critique in Latin America. More than a decade ago the Peruvian philosopher and...
Backlit Walkthrough
events - Talks
Backlit Walkthrough
15 Jun 2016
Matthew Chesney, Director of Backlit, in Conversation with Daniel Brown, Astronomy Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University.
Day Study Trip
events - Special Events
Day Study Trip
16 Jun 2016
To close the current season of The Study Sessions: Anthropocene in the Midlands we have organised a day trip with a visit to the British Geological Survey (BGS)...
Joseph Knight
events - Live
Joseph Knight
18 Jun 2016
At the age of 16, Joseph Knight has already established himself as a rising star of Nottingham’s music scene, playing Nottingham’s Hockley Hustle two years in a row,...
Refugee Week 2016 Launch
events - Special Events
Refugee Week 2016 Launch
18 Jun 2016
Join us in celebrating the launch of Refugee Week 2016!With a DJ and live music performance from an Iranian British fusion group Arian Band ft and WARIKO, invited...
Tiny Furniture (2010)
events - Film
Tiny Furniture (2010)
19 Jun 2016
Directed by Lena Dunham.Described as second wave Mumblecore, we follow Aurora, an ambitious film school graduate, as she struggles to make sense of life and love on...
Manual Labours In Residence
events - Special Events
Manual Labours In Residence
19 Jun 2016 - 26 Jun 2016
Manual Labours is a ongoing research project exploring physical and emotional relationships to work, initiated by Jenny Richards and Sophie Hope.
American Music Listening Sessions-4
events - Talks
American Music Listening Sessions-4
23 Jun 2016
Alternately despised and rehabilitated, easy listening music dominated the popular music landscape from the 1940s to the 1960s. Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies...
Mondo Musik for Refugee Week
events - Live
Mondo Musik for Refugee Week
25 Jun 2016
Join Cultural Vibrations in the Cafe.Bar to celebrate the wonderful diversity of live music in Nottingham as part of National Refugee Week 2016.

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