May 2015

Following the huge success of last year’s auction where works by renowned artists as Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst - among many others - were auctioned off to eager bidders, the RWA is delighted to announce that the Secret Postcard Auction is back.

RWA Secret Postcard Auction

4 June 2015 7 -9pm

Following the huge success of last year’s auction where works by renowned artists as Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst - among many others - were auctioned off to eager bidders, the RWA is delighted to announce that the Secret Postcard Auction is back.

Drawing into the Light

Friday 29 May 2-4pm

Join Jill Carter for an amazing drawing, writing, painting and stitching storytelling workshop!

Twilight Tuesdays - Late Night Exhibition Entry

Twilight Tuesdays - Late Night Exhibition Entry

TUESDAY 21, 28 APRIL; 5, 12, 19, 26 MAY and 2 JUNE 2015  6pm - 8:30pm  Last entry at 8pm

Twilight Tuesdays - Late Night Exhibition Entry

Storylines - drawing workshop with Rosie Faragher

Saturday 30 May 11am - 1pm

Join Rosie for a workshop making narratives appear out of abstract drawings. All you'll need is a pencil and your imagination!

Andrew Munoz (RWA) Gallery Talk

Saturday 9 May 2pm

Andrew Munoz RWA will be giving a short introductory talk about his exhibition of paintings in the Link Space.

Dream Garden takes place at the resplendent RWA. Guests will be invited to view the current exhibition Drawn while enjoying welcome drinks. As dusk turns, the building will come alive as a dreamlike, late night party with cocktails and dancing.

Paradise Hotel presents Dream Garden

Sunday, 3 May 2015 at 19:00 - Monday, 4 May 2015 at 01:00

Dream Garden takes place at the resplendent RWA. Guests will be invited to view the current exhibition Drawn while enjoying welcome drinks. As dusk turns, the building will come alive as a dreamlike, late night party with cocktails and dancing.

Imagined Postcards Workshop with drawing research group HATCH

Saturday 9 May 11am - 1pm

Join HATCH for a drawing workshop that will test your powers of observation and imagination!

Scribble and Sketch EXTRA with Sarah Smith

Saturday 4 April, 2 May, 6 June, 4 July 2.30 - 4pm  

If you are looking for more focussed art-making workshops, exploring a range of skills and techniques, from colour theory to proportion and perspective, then Scribble and Sketch Extra could be just for you!

Scribble and Sketch with Anouk Mercier

Saturday 7 March, 4 April, 2 May, 6 June, 4 July 10.30am - 1pm

Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises for families, led by Bristol Drawing Club founder and artist Anouk Mercier. Suitable for all ages and abilities

Artist Professional Development Sessions

TUESDAY 21, 28 APRIL; 5, 12, 19, 26 MAY and 2 JUNE   6.30 - 8.30pm

The RWA’s Artist Professional Development Sessions offer useful advice for both emerging and more established artists.

Creative Writing with Amy Spencer

7 week course: TUESDAY 21, 28 APRIL; 5, 12, 19, 26 MAY and 2 JUNE 6.30 – 8.30pm

Join Amy Spencer for a creative writing course with a difference. Find ideas and inspiration among the artworks at the RWA.

The Creative Gym!

TUESDAY 21, 28 APRIL; 5, 12, 19, 26 MAY and 2 JUNE 6.30 - 8.30pm

Fun and lively art-making workshops for adults, to help you unwind after a busy day!

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