July 2014

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775-1851, British, Staffa, Fingal's Cave, 1831 to 1832, Oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Power of the Sea Lecture Series; Professor Sam Smiles 'That made me a painter: Turner and the Sea'

Saturday July 5th 2pm

In this talk Professor Sam Smiles will review Turner's multifarious depiction of the sea in all its moods over five decades: from his early pictures to his final and most haunting images produced in the 1840s.

Bristol Drawing School Courses and Workshops Summer Term 2014

Bristol Drawing School Workshops June and July 2014

Our Many Faces: In partnership with Kids Company

17 July – 31 August 2014

An exhibition of artwork created by children and young people from Kids Company

Back From the Front presents: The Death of Nature

16 July – 8 August 2014

A series of work by leading contemporary artist, Michael Porter RWA

Back From the Front presents: Shock and Awe - Contemporary Artists at War and Peace

19 July – 17 September 2014

An exhibition of work by contemporary artists recently exposed to the front-line of war in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans.

Costume, Scenic Art, Theatre Design

24 June - 1 July 2014

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Back From the Front presents: Brothers in Art: John and Paul Nash

19 July – 14 September

Featuring over forty paintings, watercolours and drawings from public and private collections.

Ports, Piers and Promenades - a response to 'The Power of the Sea'

29 May - 18 July

In collaboration with the University of Bristol

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.