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Michael Beutler
art - Exhibitions
Michael Beutler
16 Jul 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Working with a team of local collaborators, Beutler will turn two of our galleries into a workshop. Channelling the spirit of DIY invention, and the disappearing...
Yelena Popova
art - Exhibitions
Yelena Popova
16 Jul 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Based at Primary Studios in Nottingham, Popova explores painting "outside the frame". At Nottingham Contemporary, her first solo show in a UK public gallery, she has...
Marguerite Humeau
art - Exhibitions
Marguerite Humeau
15 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
A solo exhibition, in partnership with the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, exploring travels through different worlds and times.The London-based French artist Marguerite...
Otobong Nkanga
art - Exhibitions
Otobong Nkanga
15 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
A solo exhibition exploring travels through different worlds and times.The Antwerp-based Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga examines land and the value of natural resources...
Spot Talks
events - Gallery Tours
Spot Talks
16 Jul 2016 - 24 Sep 2016
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 - Gallery Tours
Wednesday Walkthroughs
16 Jul 2016 - 21 Sep 2016
Join us for different perspective on our exhibitions. Meet at Reception. Free. Just drop in, no booking required.All our summer walkthroughs will be on Wednesdays at 6pm...
Play Factory
events - Family Events
Play Factory
26 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
Join the Play Factory this summer!Build, create, explore and play with us. Make giant recycled sculptues to fill The Space from recycled materials and handmade tools, and...
Join us at The Beach
events - Family Events
Join us at The Beach
27 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
Make, create and have fun in the sun using clay and hand-made tools inspired by Michael Beutler. Look out for Mr. Zebra!Every Wednesday during the summer holidays,...
Body / Buildings
events - Courses
Body / Buildings
02 Aug 2016 - 30 Aug 2016
Body / Buildings is a five-week dance course led by dancer and choreographer Antonio Abatangelo in collaboration with artist and curator Ericka Flórez.Through a series...
The City Questions Summer School
events - Courses
The City Questions Summer School
04 Aug 2016 - 23 Sep 2016
Who participates in shaping our city and how are these processes generated? A series of workshops facilitated by designer Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad.All sessions are free but...
Sunset Nebula, A Sudden Burst Of Colour and Autumn Diet Plans
events - Live
Sunset Nebula, A Sudden Burst Of Colour and Autumn Diet Plans
27 Aug 2016
Featuring an international lineup, this event matches three of the finest psychedelic, post-rock and grunge influenced bands for a night of fuzz, distortion and...
The City Questions Summer School-3
events - Talks
The City Questions Summer School-3
27 Aug 2016
The City Questions Summer School takes form as a series of workshops, facilitated by designer Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad, that will explore questions like...
La Dolce Vita (1960)
events - Film
La Dolce Vita (1960)
31 Aug 2016
Jump into a fountain and shout Marcello!To close our summer season we bring you Fellini’s masterpiece, La Dolce Vita. A series of stories following a week in the life...
Collabor-8 Focus: The Matrix
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 Focus: The Matrix
02 Sep 2016
Collabor-8 Collective are excited to announce the next Collabor-8 Focus, a film night in the Galleries, after hours.Enjoy this action-packed sci-fi flick in a way like...
Family Weekends
events - Family Events
Family Weekends
03 Sep 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you explore our exhibitions together.  Sat 3 - Sun 4 Sept: Money patternsTake a...
Lois
events - Live
Lois
03 Sep 2016
Lois are a four-piece rock and roll band from Nottingham. Influenced by some of the greatest British and US bands from the ‘60s and early ‘70s to the best of...
Walkthrough with Ana Souto
events - Talks
Walkthrough with Ana Souto
07 Sep 2016
This Walkthrough will be led by Ana Souto, who is Senior Lecturer at the School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University. Souto plays...
Cinema Night: Co-produced Films of Ian Nesbitt
events - Film
Cinema Night: Co-produced Films of Ian Nesbitt
08 Sep 2016
Screening of "Settlers In England" and "Walk With A Cart Through Upperthorpe" followed by a Q&A with Ian Nesbitt and some of his co-workers. In...
MuHa
events - Live
MuHa
10 Sep 2016
Since 2006 MUHA has become an internationally celebrated contemporary Eastern European folk band.  
UJahm
events - Live
UJahm
17 Sep 2016
UJahm are a Nottingham based reggae band. Expect roots, with flavours of ska, dub and dancehall. "The music is reminiscent of old school reggae but the band have their...
Swarm Sculptures
events - Special Events
Swarm Sculptures
17 Sep 2016 - 18 Sep 2016
Swarm Sculptures is a durational movement installation conceived by dance artist Lucy Suggate. Influenced by swarm intelligence as a choreographic process and the body as...
Scores and Sources
events - Live
Scores and Sources
20 Sep 2016
Rebecca Lee and Frank Abbott bring together a group of artists and musicians to introduce and demonstrate live performance works that explore notions of uncertainty,...
End of the Summer School
events - Talks
End of the Summer School
22 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016
Climate change, imminent financial collapse, a rising tide of racism and political tensions: in an increasingly interdependent, unevenly globalised and intensely divided...
The Uke Box
events - Live
The Uke Box
24 Sep 2016
Ukulele-driven pop classics and quirky mash-ups a go-go, the Uke Box are a lighthearted and fun band to get you dancing on a Saturday night! Beth and Tricky met in 1991...
Black History Month 2016 with Cultural Vibrations
events - Live
Black History Month 2016 with Cultural Vibrations
01 Oct 2016
Cultural Vibrations Presents the Black History Month Live Music Special at Nottingham Contemporary Cafe-Bar.A stellar showcase featuring 4 wonderful Nottingham based...
Stars Of The Lid
events - Live
Stars Of The Lid
04 Oct 2016
Since forming in 1993, Stars of the Lid have scratched out quite a niche for themselves as one of the most influential drone/ambient music projects on Earth.This autumn,...
Zoo
events - Live
Zoo
08 Oct 2016
ZOO return after a three year absence with an updated line up and a trio of EPs to launch. Following the acclaimed 'Millions' album, new drummer Jonathan Curtis has...
Voyeurtopia
events - Film
Voyeurtopia
20 Oct 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
Next season at The Screen at Contemporary, we bring you Voyeurtopia!Enjoy eight classic films about watching and being watched. Spies, surveillance, peepshows and peeping...
Learning Preview
events - Teacher's Event
Learning Preview
03 Nov 2016
FreeWith 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 the...

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