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Join us at The Beach
events - Family Events
Join us at The Beach
30 July 2014 - 27 August 2014
Every Wednesday during the summer holidays, 11.30am – 2.30pm At The Beach, Old Market Square Free Make, create and have fun in the sun, then join our zebra bus and come...
The American War
events - Film
The American War
05 August 2014
6.30pm - 8.30pm (with an interval)Free, The SpaceA double bill screening of experimental documentary will be introduced by Gareth Evans, Film Curator at Whitechapel,...
Far From Vietnam
events - Film
Far From Vietnam
05 August 2014 - 26 August 2014
A Danish citizen, born in Vietnam, resident between Berlin and Mexico City - Vo’s relationship to nationality is not clear-cut. Reference to Vietnam’s history of...
Inventory
events - Courses
Inventory
07 August 2014 - 09 October 2014
10 sessionsThursday afternoons 1.00 - 3.00pmTutor: Sam MetzThis course offers a route into discussion and making inspired by the exhibitions of Carol Rama & Danh...
Georgie
events - Live
Georgie
09 August 2014
Doors at 8pm, Live from 9pm Free Having played Splendour, Dot To Dot, Nottingham Rocks and The Theatre Royal in the past months. Georgie Rose returns to our...
Grilled Rice
events - Film
Grilled Rice
12 August 2014
6.30pm - 7.30pmFree, The SpaceGrilled Rice (Dir. Claude Grunspan. 2000, 52mins)Gao Rang tells the story of a group of North Vietnamese filmmakers who describe their...
Lunchtime Tour: Victoria Tischler
events - Gallery Tours
Lunchtime Tour: Victoria Tischler
13 August 2014
12pm - 12.45pmFree, The GalleriesVictoria Tischler, Professor of Behavioural Science at University of Nottingham, looks at the use of found objects in the exhibitions,...
Surname Viet Given Name Nam
events - Film
Surname Viet Given Name Nam
19 August 2014
6.30pm - 8pmFree, The SpaceSurname Viet Given Name Nam (Dir. Trinh T Min-ha. 1989, 108mins)Vietnamese-born Trinh T. Minh-ha’s profoundly personal documentary explores...
Irene Aristizábal
events - Gallery Tours
Irene Aristizábal
20 August 2014
12pm - 12.45pmThe GalleriesIrene Aristizábal, Head of Exhibitions and curator of the shows, discusses the process of bringing the two artists together. No need to...
Revenge Of Calculon
events - Live
Revenge Of Calculon
23 August 2014
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm  Free Nottingham’s very own lo-fi dirt-synth luchadores Revenge of Calculon will be unleashing a goodie bag of noise-y synths, with...
Make it, Eat it, Watch it
events - Family Events
Make it, Eat it, Watch it
25 August 2014
Family Film Screening11am - 3pmTickets £3 per person, under 2 years free for film.The SpaceBring a picnic and create something special together, then sit back and enjoy...
Thi Trinh Nguyen
events - Film
Thi Trinh Nguyen
26 August 2014
6.30pm - 8.30pm (with an interval)Free, The SpaceThree films by Vietnamese filmmaker Thi Trinh Nguyen conclude our film season Far From Vietnam.Spring Comes Winter After...
Shut up, Actually Talk
events - Special Events
Shut up, Actually Talk
27 August 2014 - 28 September 2014
For Carol Rama’s exhibition, Italian performance artist Chiara Fumai presents “Shut Up, Actually Talk”, as performed for one hundred days during dOCUMENTA13...
Eanna O Ceallachain
events - Gallery Tours
Eanna O Ceallachain
03 September 2014
12pm - 12.45pmThe GalleriesEanna O Ceallchain, Senior Lecturer in Italian at the University of Glasgow, leads a tour of the Carol Rama exhibition looking at the...
Unmastered / Remastered
events - Talks
Unmastered / Remastered
17 September 2014
A performed reading of Unmastered/A Book on Desire, Most Difficult To Tell (2012), Katherine Angel’s collection of non-fiction writings on feminism and sexuality....
Adam Carr
events - Gallery Tours
Adam Carr
17 September 2014
6pm - 6.45pmThe GalleriesAdam Carr, Curator at Mostyn, is the author of numerous texts on Dan Võ's work and leads a tour of Võ's show drawing on his experience of...
Shield Patterns
events - Live
Shield Patterns
20 September 2014
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free A double bill of electronic soundscapes, layered vocals and heavily produced beats, with nationally touring Shield Patterns...
Open Barbers
events - Special Events
Open Barbers
24 September 2014
Open Barbers, a hairdressing service for all genders and sexualities, defy the conventions of traditional salons and barbers. By setting up shop here, they will create a...
In Dialogue 2014
events - Talks
In Dialogue 2014
02 October 2014 - 04 October 2014
In Dialogue is an international symposium which interrogates how artists and researchers use dialogue in their practice. Taking place over three days and incorporating...
Seeing, Being and Making
events - Courses
Seeing, Being and Making
16 October 2014 - 27 November 2014
7 sessionsThursdays 9.30am - 12.30pmWith tutor Chris Lewis-JonesExplore the ways in which we experience, make and evaluate art using our exhibitions as primary source...
Raphael Hefti
art - Exhibitions
Raphael Hefti
18 October 2014 - 04 January 2015
Like a medieval alchemist Swiss artist Raphael Hefti uses industrial and scientific knowledge to wondrous effect. Originally trained as an engineer, he pushes physical,...
Agnieszka Polska
art - Exhibitions
Agnieszka Polska
18 October 2014 - 04 January 2015
Polish artist Agnieszka Polska is interested in the processes by which things come to be forgotten, whether through lack of archiving or deliberate political amnesia –...
Learning Previews
events - Special Events
Learning Previews
06 November 2014 - 09 July 2015
4.30-6.30 pmFreeWith 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...
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
art - Exhibitions
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
11 January 2008 - 10 February 2008
An investigation by The New Art Exchange and the Centre for Contemporary Art Nottingham In 2007, two hundred years after the slave trade was abolished in what was then...
Remember Revolution: 68 at 40
art - Exhibitions
Remember Revolution: 68 at 40
01 May 2008 - 31 May 2008
In partnership with the Broadway Media Centre we traced the legacy of 1968, the year when the underground went overground, and mass protests erupted across Europe and the...
Happenings
events - Talks
Happenings
06 May 2008 - 18 May 2008
Talk Marco Scotini, curator, Luca Frei, designer of Disobedience and Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary. Venue: ‘Beatties’, Angel Row,...
Remember Revolution
art - Artist Cinema
Remember Revolution
30 May 2008 - 01 June 2008
Peter Watkins is Britain’s most uncompromising political filmmaker of the last 50 years. Nottingham Contemporary collaborated with Broadway Cinema to present a...
That Beautiful Pale Face Is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
events - Talks
That Beautiful Pale Face Is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
26 July 2008
Splendid Vices, our symposium in the Orangery, was standing room only, as our guests crowded in to hear speakers discuss Byron’s lasting influence on popular...
That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
art - Exhibitions
That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
26 July 2008 - 07 September 2008
The artists in this exhibition are taking part in a séance, establishing contact with Lord Byron, both as he was in his lifetime, and as he might be today. It is an...
Disclosures: The Exhibition
art - Exhibitions
Disclosures: The Exhibition
05 September 2008 - 05 October 2008
Olivia Plender presented her video Bring Back Robin Hood in the Picture Gallery at Nottingham Castle as part of Disclosures II: The Middles Ages. The video weaves...

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