April 2015

Spring marks a celebration of drawing at the RWA with Drawing On… turning the spotlight on Modern British Art, showcasing over fifty-five works from The Ingram Collection.

Drawing On: The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art

21 March - 7 June 

Spring marks a celebration of drawing at the RWA with Drawing On… turning the spotlight on Modern British Art, showcasing over fifty-five works from The Ingram Collection. Presented across two galleries, it features works by Edward Burra, Cecil Collins, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Mary Fedden PPRWA, Elizabeth Frink, Barbara Hepworth, Keith Vaughan, Henry Moore, John Nash, Ceri Richards and Stanley Spencer, amongst many more.

Back by popular demand in 2015 is our open submission exhibition Drawn, continuing to raise the profile of drawing as both an autonomous discipline and an interdisciplinary tool.

Drawn 2015

21 March – 7 June 2015

Back by popular demand in 2015 is our open submission exhibition Drawn, continuing to raise the profile of drawing as both an autonomous discipline and an interdisciplinary tool.

Organised by the FRWA and selected by a panel of RWA Academicians, this free exhibition takes a peek behind the scenes of this active membership organisation, showcasing the work of amateur and professional artists amongst its members.

The Friends of the RWA Exhibition

28 February – 12 April 2015

Organised by the FRWA and selected by a panel of RWA Academicians, this free exhibition takes a peek behind the scenes of this active membership organisation, showcasing the work of amateur and professional artists amongst its members.

Debbie Locke and Sara Dudman Family Workshops in the Drawing Lab

Debbie Locke and Sara Dudman Family Workshops in the Drawing Lab

8th and 25th April 2015 11am - 3pm  Drop in sessions

Debbie Locke and Sara Dudman Family Workshops in the Drawing Lab

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

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

Tumbleweed for Schwitters - Drawing and Sculpture Workshop with Aisling Hedgecock

Saturday 11 April 11am - 1pm  

During this workshop, suitable for all ages, you will be using card templates and drawing tools to build organic abstract forms inspired by Aisling’s own sculptures.

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!

logo