April 2014

Power of the Sea Lecture Series: Jenny Gaschke 'Painting Disaster: Shipwrecks in Art from the 17th-19th Century'

Saturday April 26th 2pm

This lecture explores the changing meaning and handling of this ever popular and gruelling topic from the religious and metaphorical to the sensational and sentimental.

Power of the Sea Lecture Series; Michael Porter RWA 'Gwavas Lake and Beyond'

Saturday April 5th 2pm

Power of the Sea Lecture Series; Michael Porter RWA Gwavas Lake and Beyond

Bristol Drawing School Courses and Workshops Summer Term 2014

Bristol Drawing School Courses and Workshops starting in April 2014

Sea Readings

Saturdays: April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 17, 24, 31; June 7, 14, 21 Wednesday 7 May 12pm

A series of short literary readings in the gallery spaces, relating to the Power of the Sea exhibition

Storytime in the Gallery

Saturday April 12, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 13 11.30 am

Join us for our monthly storytime activity for children and families, led by RWA staff and volunteers

Scribble and Sketch with Anouk Mercier

Saturday: April 12, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 13 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.

Creative Writing with Amy Spencer

Seven sessions: Starts Wednesday 23rd April 2014 (no break for half-term) 6.30-8.30pm

A seven week creative writing course for adults, led by Amy Spencer

Dark and Stormy: Let's Make Art

Friday 11 April 1:30pm - 3.30pm

An Easter Holiday workshop for children, with Alice Hendy and Karen Davies from Let's Make Art

I Sea You!

Friday 11 April 10:30am – 12 noon

An Easter Holiday workshop for younger children, with Alice Hendy and Karen Davies from Let's Make Art

Life on the Coral Reef: Underwater Art Workshop

Thursday 10 April 10.30am -12.30pm

An Easter Holiday printmaking workshop for children, with Christine Howes

The Power of the Sea

5 April – 6 July 2014

The Power of the Sea offers a multi-disciplinary approach to this fascinating subject, showcasing work by internationally-renowned contemporary artists.