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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...
The City Questions Summer School-4
events - Talks
The City Questions Summer School-4
01 Sep 2016
The City Questions Summer School takes form as a series of workshops, facilitated by designer Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad, that will explore questions like...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
art - Exhibitions
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
11 Jan 2008 - 10 Feb 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 Jun 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 Jul 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 Jul 2008 - 07 Sep 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 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 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...
Disclosures II, Laxton
events - Talks
Disclosures II, Laxton
06 Sep 2008
Part I 11:00 Meeting in Mount Street, Nottingham. A bus tour of Nottingham’s former common lands and open fields led by artist and historian Chris...
Disclosures II: The Middle Ages
art - Exhibitions
Disclosures II: The Middle Ages
06 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 2008
Disclosures II was part of Nottingham Contemporary’s Histories of the Present, our year long series of exhibitions and events in historically significant places in and...
The Impossible Prison
art - Exhibitions
The Impossible Prison
31 Oct 2008 - 14 Dec 2008
Vito Acconci, Shaina Anand, Atelier Van Lieshout, Angela Bulloch, Chris Evans, Harun Farocki, Dan Graham, Group d’Information sur les Prisons, Mona Hatoum, Thomas...

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