Kids Company Exhibition

24 July 2014

Kids Company Our Many Faces Exhibition at the RWA  We grow up acquiring a range of personalities to enable us to adapt and survive the different environments and situations we are in. ‘Our Many Faces’ discuss the different masks that individuals … Continue reading


Back From the Front Events Programme

23 July 2014

To accompany the Back From the Front Exhibitions the RWA have scheduled a programme of fascinating events to give participants a greater insight to these challenging, thought provoking  and often moving exhibitions. Back From the Front – Art, Memory and … Continue reading


A Chat with Professor Paul Gough Curator of ‘Shock and Awe; Contemporary Artist at War and Peace’

22 July 2014

Marketing Manager Rebecca quizzed Professor Paul Gough RWA about his motivations for Shock and Awe; Contemporary Artists at War and Peace.                  Paul Gough, some answers  What inspired you to take on this subject … Continue reading


Our Highlights from The Power of the Sea

17 July 2014

Days before the new Back From the Front programme of exhibitions open the staff take a moment to look back and reflect on their favorite bits from The Power of the Sea exhibition and events programme. Rosie Dolton (Customer Services … Continue reading


Diary of an Install Part 2

12 July 2014

This week we are de-installing The Power of the Sea exhibition and beginning the installation of the Back From the Front Exhibition Series. Ralf Togneri has been helping our Technical Team and is keeping a blog of the progress, here is the second … Continue reading


Diary of an Install

10 July 2014

This week we are de-installing The Power of the Sea exhibition and beginning the installation of the Back From the Front Exhibition Series. Ralf Togneri has been helping our Technical Team and is keeping a blog of the progress, here … Continue reading


Meet the Academicians

9 July 2014

The RWA is one of five Royal Academies of Great Britain and Ireland and has a maximum membership of 150 Academicians elected by their peers. Earlier this year 6 artists were elected as Royal West of England Academicians, This week … Continue reading


Summer Party and Postcard Auction

7 July 2014

180 works by world-famous artists were sold anonymously as part of a special event held at the Royal West of England Academy (RWA) on 3 July. Over £23000 was raised for the RWA.   Thanks to the generosity of some … Continue reading


Review : Sea power: British art arising from the waves

2 July 2014

With less than a week to go before the Power of Sea closes at the RWA, we share with you this review of the show by Lindsay Shaw Miller Smith, first published in June, in the online magazine for art and … Continue reading


Shock and Awe: Contemporary Artists at War and Peace 19 July – 17 September

30 June 2014

The RWA is about to open its most controversial and compelling exhibition to date; an installation of works by contemporary artists recently exposed to the front-line of war in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans. The exhibition is part of the … Continue reading