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Half Term Fun
events - Family Events
Half Term Fun
28 May 2011 - 05 Jun 2011
This half term there’s something to keep the family entertained every day! From becoming a spy to discovering a miniature world we’ve got fantastic free activities...
Gob Squad
events - Live
Gob Squad
29 May 2011 - 30 May 2011
In 1963 Andy Warhol pointed a camera at a friend while he slept, decades before reality TV became reality. Taking Warhol’s films as their starting point Gob Squad...
Celebrating Children's Week
events - Family Events
Celebrating Children's Week
30 May 2011 - 02 Jun 2011
Stomp into Nottingham Contemporary’s story challenge. There are elephants, bats and puppets on show to fuel your imagination. We’ll be on hand to help you make...
Us and Them: Beyond Orientalism
events - Talks
Us and Them: Beyond Orientalism
01 Jun 2011
Dr Adib–Mohhaddam is Lecturer in Comparative and International Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He has written widely on...
Reckless Sleepers
events - Live
Reckless Sleepers
04 Jun 2011 - 05 Jun 2011
Reckless Sleepers invite you to dinner – to the Last Supper in fact – to sample the last meals requested by the famous, like Marilyn Monroe and Beethoven, and the not...
Gabriele Reuter
events - Live
Gabriele Reuter
09 Jun 2011
Tourist is a strange visitor to the world of contemporary dance. Three performers invade theatres, audiences, impossible landscapes, and imagined territories with humour...
Geoff Dyer and John Hegley
events - Talks
Geoff Dyer and John Hegley
10 Jun 2011
Poet and performer John Hegley will be joined by author Geoff Dyer for an evening of verse, music and discussions around the poetry and letters of Nottinghamshire’s...
Hou Hanru
events - Talks
Hou Hanru
14 Jun 2011
Critic and curator Hou Hanru discusses Huang Yong Ping’s work in the wider context of the Chinese art scene.
Tarek Osman
events - Talks
Tarek Osman
15 Jun 2011
Tarek Osman’s latest book Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak was published last year. He will explore the socio–political history of a country at a time of...
Kristina Kleutghen, Mythologising Animals
events - Talks
Kristina Kleutghen, Mythologising Animals
16 Jun 2011
Animal symbols appear throughout Huang Yong Ping’s exhibition, referencing cosmology, Daoism and the afterlife. Kristina Kleutghen (School of Oriental and African...
Flights of Fancy
events - Family Events
Flights of Fancy
18 Jun 2011
11am - 4pm. Free. The Space With The University of Nottingham come along and learn how the science of the very small is helping to build the aeroplanes of today and...
Decoding Monkey
events - Talks
Decoding Monkey
24 Jun 2011
Join us in an attempt to decode the Chinese Monkey God through 500 years of history. Writer Wayne Burrows traces this curious cultural journey, from Wu Cheng’s Journey...
DISPLAY; DISPERSE
events - Young Events
DISPLAY; DISPERSE
25 Jun 2011
From the people who brought you the 'Market of Ideas', Get Involved 17 now present DISPLAY; DISPERSE. The next step of our Gold Arts Award is the 'Arts Challenge'. For...
Angels In The Architecture
events - Live
Angels In The Architecture
25 Jun 2011
Angels In The Architecture perform well crafted, melodic songs in a smooth and urbane fashion from pensive ballads to joyous foot-tappers drawing on many influences from...
Solo Art, Solo Heart
events - Special Events
Solo Art, Solo Heart
02 Jul 2011
7pm. Doors open 6.15pm. £8/£6 Tickets available from New Art Exchange, call 0115 924 8630 The acclaimed international performance showcase Solo Art, Solo Heart,...
The Pete Wilde Quartet
events - Live
The Pete Wilde Quartet
09 Jul 2011
Jazz from trumpter Peter Wilde and his Quartet. From 7.30pm - late at cafe.bar.contemporary
Sarah Wilson: Jean Genet
events - Négritude
Sarah Wilson: Jean Genet
11 Jul 2011
Leading art historian Sarah Wilson reflects on her work on Genet, spanning Jean-Paul Sartre and Existentialism, Jacques Derrida and Deconstruction, and finally Tahar Ben...
The Freudian Robot: Lydia Liu
events - Talks
The Freudian Robot: Lydia Liu
14 Jul 2011
Lydia Liu is Wu Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at...
Summer Party
events - Special Events
Summer Party
15 Jul 2011
Galleries open until 9pm Limited spaces. Booking essential, book here >> Followed by our very special party until 11pm 9pm - 11pm, DJ Greg Wilson 8.15pm - 9pm,...
Family Fun - July
events - Family Events
Family Fun - July
16 Jul 2011 - 31 Jul 2011
Sat 16 & Sun 17 July Weekend Family Room. Free. The Studio Dress for Change Use the power of dress to transform yourself. Make costumes and props that change your...
The Weekend Family Room
events - Family Events
The Weekend Family Room
16 Jul 2011 - 01 Sep 2011
All the weekends in between our family extravaganzas. 11am - 3pm Free. The Studio Step inside the weekend family room and discover a space dedicated to families....
Jean Genet
art - Exhibitions
Jean Genet
16 Jul 2011 - 02 Oct 2011
Nottingham Contemporary presented a major exhibition inspired by the life and work of Jean Genet (1910 – 1986), the celebrated poet of revolt.Act One Marc Camille...
The Small Collections Room
art - Small Collections Room
The Small Collections Room
16 Jul 2011 - 02 Oct 2011
The antique cabinets in our Small Collections Room now house two new miniature exhibitions. Find them off The Study, through the glass doors in Gallery 4. Some of our...
Phil Collins: soy mi madre
events - Talks
Phil Collins: soy mi madre
22 Jul 2011
The Space 7pm Free Phil Collins, nominated for the Turner Prize in 2006, will introduce a screening of his recent film and discuss his interest in Jean Genet....
Mas Y Mas
events - Live
Mas Y Mas
23 Jul 2011
Resident Café Bar Live favorites Mas Y Mas make a welcome return for an evening that is guaranteed to have the whole audience on their feet to swing to the Latino dance...
Celebration Day
events - Special Events
Celebration Day
23 Jul 2011
11am - 3pm, In The Space. Free Join us to celebrate our partnership with 16 of the city’s schools. The Big Screen will be filled with photographs and films made over...
The World is Your Stage
events - Special Events
The World is Your Stage
23 Jul 2011 - 04 Sep 2011
Find us in The Space or The Studio. 11am - 3pm Tues - Sun, (when space available). Free This summer become a film star by taking part in one of the longest films ever...
A Summer of Play and Learn
events - Family Events
A Summer of Play and Learn
27 Jul 2011 - 04 Sep 2011
Make the most of your summer holidays by joining us for a feast of creativity, no need to book, just drop in and join us! You can make your own movie, explore the...
Un Chant D'Amour
events - Talks
Un Chant D'Amour
28 Jul 2011
7pm The Space Introduced by Enda McCaffrey Jean Genet developed screenplays for several films, but in the end only made one short, Un Chant d’Amour (1950), a...
Pete & The Pixels
events - Live
Pete & The Pixels
29 Jul 2011
The Space, 7.30pm. £4 in advance, £5 on the door Pete & the Pixels are a rock n roll band with strong cinematic influences, delivering a stunning audio-visual...

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