June 2016

Now a major event in Bristol's art calendar, the RWA's Secret Postcard Auction returns for 2016.

RWA Secret Postcard Auction 2016

Thursday 2 June 2016

Now a major event in Bristol's art calendar, the RWA's Secret Postcard Auction returns for 2016.

A showcase of the next generation of talented production students to graduate from the renowned Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Costume, Scenic Art, Theatre Design: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Thursday 23 – Wednesday 29 June

A showcase of the next generation of talented production students to graduate from the renowned Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

A durational performance in the galleries by artist Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow. Part of Jamaican Pulse

Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow: Gypsies' Picnic: The Veins of Oya was always here

Saturday 25 June

A durational performance in the galleries by artist Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow. Part of Jamaican Pulse

Caribbean Cruisers: Jamaican Elders Song and Dance

Saturday 25 June 4pm

A performance of traditional Jamaican folk songs and reggae dancing with Jamaican elders group, the Caribbean Cruisers, led by artist Cleo Lake.

Kingston Calling: Jamaican Pulse Uncovered

Monday 27 June

A one-day symposium featuring artists, activists, academics and curators, that unpicks the cultural and political impact of Jamaica. Part of Jamaican Pulse

A passionate performance art/experimental theatrical production as part of the major exhibition Jamaican Pulse: Art and Politics from Jamaica and the Diaspora.

?!. (For The Love of Man)

Sunday 26 June, 7pm Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay
Bristol BS1 4QA Book tickets here

A passionate performance art/experimental theatrical production as part of the major exhibition Jamaican Pulse: Art and Politics from Jamaica and the Diaspora.

An exhibition of selected works from the RWA permanent collection inspired by urban landscapes

Transition: Urban Landscapes from the RWA Collection

Thursday 19 May - Sunday 19 June

An exhibition of selected works from the RWA permanent collection inspired by urban landscapes

NEW!! Scribble and Sketch at Easton Community Centre

Saturday 14 May, 18 June, 16 July, 13 August 10.30am - 12.30pm

RWA are now running additional monthly Scribble and Sketch sessions at Easton Community Centre - same family fun, different location..!

A very special celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday

A Royal Afternoon Tea with the RWA

Sunday 12 June 2016

A very special celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday

Featuring artists such as Augustus John, William Orpen and John Everett, Inquisitive Eyes reveals, for the first time, the importance of the Wessex landscape during a pivotal moment in British art.

Inquisitive Eyes: Slade Painters in Edwardian Wessex, 1900 - 1914

6 February - 12 June 2016

Featuring artists such as Augustus John, William Orpen and John Everett, Inquisitive Eyes reveals, for the first time, the importance of the Wessex landscape during a pivotal moment in British art.

Imagined Landscapes

6 February – 12 June 2016

A new exhibition that explores an alternative understanding of place in contemporary art and the role of the artist as spatial narrator, cartographer and geographer.

Simon Quadrat PPRWA

6 February – 12 June 2016

An intimate solo exhibtion that explores notions of place and memory

Colourful Collage Children's Workshop, with Sophie Rae

Thursday 2 June 10.30am - 12.30pm

Make a collage from cutting and sticking a selection of paper, including painted mark paper you can make in the session. Take inspiration from artists and illustrators, including Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

A landmark exhibition of Jamaican visual art - the first major exhibition of its kind ever to be held in the UK.

Jamaican Pulse: Art and Politics from Jamaica and the Diaspora

25 June – 11 September

A landmark exhibition of Jamaican visual art - the first major exhibition of its kind ever to be held in the UK.

Scribble and Sketch EXTRA with Sarah Smith

Saturdays, 2.30 - 4pm: 9 January, 6 February, 12 March, 2 April, 7 May, 4 June, 2 July

If you are looking for more focussed art-making workshops, exploring a range of skills, techniques and artistic styles and movements, then Scribble and Sketch Extra could be just for you!

Scribble and Sketch

Saturdays, 10.30am - 12.30pm: 7 May, 4 June, 2 July

Ideal for families of all ages, Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing and art activities led by an experienced tutor.

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