Reflected boy 158th Autumn ExhibitionThe Royal West of England Academy exists for everyone with an interest in art and design. We are open all year round.

Our exhibitions celebrate the best of historic and contemporary British art, including artists from Turner and Constable to Fedden and Nash, not forgetting our celebrated annual Open exhibition, a major date in the artistic calendar of the region for over 160 years.

Come and see for yourself - view our opening hours and ticket prices, and see where we are.

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Our excellent cafe is open during gallery opening hours, for drinks, cakes, and lunch.

Contact Us

For any further information please email

or call 0117 973 5129 between Tuesday- Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm.

The RWA welcomes guide and assitance dogs but cannot allow other dogs into the building. 

Photography © Max McClure