April 2012

Lyndon Richards

14 April - 24 May 2012

Work inspired by the colours of the seasons, landscapes and seascapes of southern Britain and northern France.

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.

Jo Bannon: Artist Residency

16 - 21 April 2012

Live art and performance artist Jo Bannon will be undertaking a week long residency at the RWA to develop Exposure, her current project.

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.

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.

Ravilious: An Illustrated Talk (EXTRA DATE ADDED)

Wednesday 25th April, 6.30pm

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.

How to Photograph Artwork

Sunday 22 April, 10am-4pm

1-day workshop learning how to photograph your artwork professionally, led by Stephen Morris.

Print with Anything: Family Workshop (8-11 years)

Friday 13 April, 10am-12.30pm

Basic print course for families, using household objects. Led by Maria Bowers MA

Easy Linocut Family Workshop (12-16 years)

Thursday 12 April, 10am-1.30pm

Print your own cards and wrapping paper using exciting materials to create colourful images. Led by Christine Howes MA

Screen Print Family Workshop (5+ years)

Wednesday 11 April, 10am-1pm

Try your hand at screen printing with this fun workshop, led by Simon Tozer MA.

Penguin: Fresh and Fun | Family Cookery Sessions

Wednesday 4 April, 11am, 12pm and 1pm

Cook the Books: Hands-on food and cookery sessions inspired by the culture-changing Penguin cookery books.

Paper Doll Workshop

Design a doll-size wardrobe with this creative collage and colouring workshop for children aged 4-8 years. We provide everything needed to create a miniature world of fashion in 2 dimensions - you just bring your junior Armani.

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