The RWA gets taken over

23 November 2015

Students from Bristol School of Art were at The RWA for Kids in Museums Takeover Day recently -and, from the feedback we received, it looks like we have some future curators, artists and critics in our midst! The gallery welcomed … Continue reading

Kids in Museums Takeover Day

16 November 2015

On Friday 20 November, the RWA will be taking part in a national event that celebrates children and young people’s contribution to museums, galleries, arts organisations and heritage sites, Kids in Museums Takeover Day. We will be welcoming a group … Continue reading

November: Artwork of the Month

11 November 2015

Each month we choose a work of art from our Permanent Collection to showcase on the RWA landing. This month’s work is Jenny by Leila Faithfull, oil on canvas. Jenny has been chosen by Stephen Jacobson VPRWA. Stephen was elected as an … Continue reading

Enticing evenings of art at Twilight Tuesdays

9 November 2015

As the festive season draws near and the days grow shorter, the RWA is giving art lovers a precious gift this month – the gift of more time to enjoy art! Throughout November the gallery will open until 8.30pm on … Continue reading

The affordable way to buy art

18 September 2015

Interested in buying a piece of art but don’t have the cash right away? With the Own Art initiative, you can spread the cost of your purchase over ten months with an interest free loan. If you love art but … Continue reading

We’re on the Front Page!

18 September 2015

Karine Leroux, one of our long-time volunteers, is a professional translator who specialises primarily in art. She has recently written an article on translating art texts for the Chartered Institute of Linguists’ magazine, The Linguist, in which she explains what … Continue reading

Twilight Tuesdays are back!

1 September 2015

Twilight Tuesdays at the RWA presents: CREATIVE GYM Fun, informal art-making workshops – an alternative to the step class and the treadmill! OCTOBER 13: This Is Me…with Jenny Blackwood OCTOBER 20: Let’s Make Art with Alice Hendy & Karen Davies … Continue reading

Meet the new Academicians – Laurie Steen

19 August 2015

We have just closed submissions on the Annual Open Exhibition for another year and are doing the final counts as to how many entries in . Every year we also receive submissions from Academician Candidates, this year we have 10 hoping … Continue reading

We chat to Beth Waters the artist behind RWA’s Shaun in the City REX

14 August 2015

What’s your first memory of art? Well, I don’t remember this at all but I am always told the story of my first encounter with art. There are a lot of artists in my family, but at an age when … Continue reading

Why Be A Volunteer Steward? A Guest Blog by volunteer Thea Bailey

5 August 2015

What was it that drew me in?  I’d been into this building so often, but suddenly that day early in 2015 I sensed change, everything seemed to have a “new energy” about it and the RWA were looking for Volunteers. … Continue reading