Saturday 7 June 2pm
This lectures focusses on Turner's lifelong engagement with the sea.
Power of the Sea Lecture Series: Dr Cathryn Pearce 'Jibber the Kibber, Pirate Wreckers and False Lights: Wrecking in British Folklore'
Wednesday June 4th 6.30 - 8pm
In this lecture, Dr Cathryn Pearce will introduce a new perspective by looking at several important stories to determine how they came into the folklore, what their role was, and how they became accepted as evidence of actual practice.
Saturday June 14th 2pm
This talk will review the artistic and historical significance of paintings by St Ives artists depicting the different pilchard, mackerel and herring fishing seasons that the Cornish fishermen could exploit, and look at the relationships that formed between the artists and the fisherfolk and the extent to which the fishermen were presented as national icons.
Bristol Drawing School Workshops June and July 2014
Saturday June 14, 10 am – 6 pm Sunday June 15, 10 am – 5 pm
The Festival of Nature is the UK's largest FREE natural history event, and this year RWA are helping to run an Arts Tent on Bristol's Harbourside
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
Thursday 12 June 12.30-1.30pm
A special lunchtime talk with Liz White, from the BBC Natural History Unit, followed by a tour of the Power of the Sea show
24 June - 1 July 2014
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
29 May - 18 July
In collaboration with the University of Bristol
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.