March 2012

Peter Wiltshire

25 February - 11 April

Exhibition evoking a sense of the inherent mystery, timelessness and surreal elements of the ancient landscape of the Marlborough Downs.

Beautiful World: The Work of Peter Reddick

Exhibition: 10 March - 22 April 2012

Over 50 years of artistic practice is represented in this exhibition, including colour woodcuts, lithographs and previously unseen watercolours from the founder of Spike Print Design and co-founder of Spike Island.

Penguin Parade: Celebrating the Penguin Books Archive

Exhibition: 10 March - 22 April 2012

Founded in 1935 by Sir Allen Lane, a Bristolian, Penguin publishing is an enduring and iconic brand. Find out how Penguin began, and how the design of the books and the range of titles continue to appeal.

Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography

Exhibition: 9 March - 29 April 2012

An exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, featuring the best historic and contemporary fashion images of the 20th Century.

The life and work of Eric Ravilious: war artist, modernist, and devout chronicler of British life.

Eric Ravilious: Going Modern / Being British

Exhibition: 10 March - 29 April 2012

The life and work of Eric Ravilious: war artist, modernist, and devout chronicler of British life. A new exhibition of work from public and private collections, following Ravilious's relationship with the social, cultural and geographical landscape of Britain throughout the 20s and 30s.

Black and white images of African elephants from an award-winning wildlife cinematographer and film-maker.

Martyn Colbeck: Wildlife Photography

8 January - Extended until 31 April

Black and white images of African elephants from an award-winning wildlife cinematographer and film-maker.

A twenty-two foot high painted bronze statue stands on the RWA's balcony as a monumental and epic comment on social injustice.

Damien Hirst: Charity

Until May 2012

A twenty-two foot high painted bronze statue stands on the RWA's balcony as a monumental and epic comment on social injustice.

The RWA delivers a programme of one day Art History Day Schools delivered by recognised tutors and Academics providing an introduction to a number of artists, art historical movements and theory.

Art History Day Schools 2012

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The RWA delivers a programme of one day Art History Day Schools delivered by recognised tutors and Academics providing an introduction to a number of artists, art historical movements and theory.

Penguin Performance Readings

Saturday 24th March 2pm

Join Dr Anna Farthing of Harvest Heritage Arts and Media for some lively performance readings.

Mother's Day Vintage Afternoon Tea

Treat your mum to a glorious afternoon of delicious food, beautiful art and evocative music at the RWA Vintage Afternoon Tea.

Ravilious: An Illustrated Talk

An illustrated talk focusing on a number of the artist's most compelling watercolours, using letters, diaries, archive photographs and other sources to explore the history of the places Ravilious loved.

A Travelling Artist: Eric Ravilious book launch

The launch of a new book exploring the travels of Eric Ravilious.

Scribble and Sketch: Drawing Drop-in

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Suitable for all ages and abilities, Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises.

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