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New Years Eve
events - Special Events
New Years Eve
31 December 2014 - 01 January 2015
8pm - lateCafe. Bar. Contemporary Celebrate New Years Eve at Nottingham Contemporary with live music by Más Y Más.The music of Más Y Más is an irresistible meeting of...
How We Behave Opening
events - Special Events
How We Behave Opening
09 January 2015
6pm - 8pmFree, The SpaceJoin us for the opening of How We Behave, a temporary installation in the Space exploring Michel Foucault's question "Why can't life be the...
January Guest Artist Workshops
events - Young Events
January Guest Artist Workshops
09 January 2015 - 31 January 2015
Come to our free creative workshops in January for 15 – 25 year olds, led by guest artist Sam Metz. 
How We Behave Seminar
events - Talks
How We Behave Seminar
10 January 2015
2pm - 5pmFree, The SpaceA screening of specially selected excerpts from the interviews and responses to How We Behave by project curator Grant Watson and guests Jean...
How We Behave
events - Special Events
How We Behave
10 January 2015 - 17 January 2015
The SpaceOpening reception Friday 9 January, 6.30pm - 9pmExhibition continues Saturday 10 January – Saturday 17 January (inclusive)How We Behave is inspired by an...
Nick Svarc
events - Live
Nick Svarc
17 January 2015
Doors from 8pm, live from 9pm Free 
Rights of Nature: Art and Ecology in the Americas Exhibition Opening
events - Special Events
Rights of Nature: Art and Ecology in the Americas Exhibition Opening
23 January 2015
Facing runaway global warming and environmental destruction, modern society appears locked in crisis. Rights of Nature
Rights of Nature Conference
events - Talks
Rights of Nature Conference
24 January 2015
10am - 4pmFree, The SpaceThis one day event explores the Rights of Nature from the perspectives of artistic practices, indigenous knowledge and activist engagements in...
Rights of Nature
art - Exhibitions
Rights of Nature
24 January 2015 - 15 March 2015
Runaway global warming, environmental destruction and mass species extinction are all consequences of our fraught relationship with nature. Earth has been seen as an...
Learning Previews
events - Special Events
Learning Previews
29 January 2015 - 08 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...
COLLABOR-8
events - Young Events
COLLABOR-8
31 January 2015
Join us for our free monthly art and music social for 15-25 year olds on the last Saturday of January.Drop in between 6.30pm - 9.30pm and join a workshop with our young...
Catastrophe
events - Talks
Catastrophe
03 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, Cafe. BarCan climate change be seen to create opportunities?  And if so, for whom?  A gathering of those with a stake in the environmental...
Frack Free Notts
events - Film
Frack Free Notts
04 February 2015
6.30pm - 8pmFree, The SpaceThis film examines the potential impacts of fracking and coal bed methane extraction in Somerset and beyond. It includes the social, health and...
Three Ecologies
events - Talks
Three Ecologies
05 February 2015 - 05 March 2015
Thursdays 6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, The Studio Thursday 5 FebruaryLed by Andrew Goffey (University of Nottingham)This session will focus on Felix Guattari’s Three...
Art and Oil
events - Talks
Art and Oil
11 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, The SpaceA conversation about how artists and cultural institutions engage in issues related to oil. Presented in collaboration with the Politicised...
Isabelle Stengers
events - Talks
Isabelle Stengers
17 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, The SpaceHuman-centred perspectives on the planet have annexed other ways of knowing, knowing that is situated between species, between natural and...
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
05 May 2008 - 17 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)
25 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)
25 July 2008 - 06 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...
Disclosures II, Laxton
events - Talks
Disclosures II, Laxton
06 September 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 September 2008 - 05 October 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 October 2008 - 14 December 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...
Impossible Prison, Talks and Discussions
events - Talks
Impossible Prison, Talks and Discussions
10 November 2008 - 08 December 2008
With contributions from David Macey, Jonathan Rée, Lisa Le Feuvre, Ken Starkey, Eyal Weizman, Erwin James, and Ashley Hunt.
american apparel
art - Exhibitions
american apparel
25 July 2009 - 06 September 2009
While our building was being finished in the summer 2009, we showed two exhibitions in our main window, overlooking Weekday Cross in the Lace Market. Josephine...
Get Involved 17
events - Young Events
Get Involved 17
20 August 2009
A mass gathering, coming together to set sail eighty five paper boats in the fountains at Old Market Square. That's eighty five days until Nottingham Contemporary opens...
Take This Knitting Machine and Shove it
art - Exhibitions
Take This Knitting Machine and Shove it
11 September 2009 - 17 October 2009
“Chant no more your old rhymes about bold Robin Hood His feats I but little admire I will sing the achievements of General Ludd Now the hero of...

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