September 2014

19 July - 17 September 2014

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.

19 July - 14 September

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.

Re-membering II

4 - 28 September

Remembering II explores memory through a rich tapestry of mediums, examining the integral relationship between memorials and materiality.

A display of commemorative posters from students at the University of West of England considering the impact of the First World War on all aspects of society – including both humans and animals.

Bristol At War: Commemorative Posters

10 August - 25 September

A display of commemorative posters from students at the University of West of England considering the impact of the First World War on all aspects of society – including both humans and animals.

3D Landscapes: Children's Workshop with Eden 4

Saturday 6 September. 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Come and create your own 3D landscapes, inspired by the paintings of Paul and John Nash

Mythical Masks: Children's Workshop with Eden 4

Saturday 6 September 10.30am - Midday

A mask-making workshop for young children, inspired by the Back from the Front exhibition

Shostakovich String Quartet - The World Changed

St George's Concert Brodsky Quartet; Shostakovich Cycle I

Monday 1 September 7pm

The cycle opens with a work utterly deserving of the title 'masterpiece'. A seemingly simple work, it was composed against the backdrop of the birth of his son and the triumphant premier of his Fifth Symphony. Its untroubled nature continues through the Quartet No 2 and the first movement of the Quartet No 3.

19 July - 17 September 2014

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.

19 July - 14 September

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.

Bristol Drawing School Autumn Term Workshops 2014

September – December 2014

A variety of workshops for adults

Supporters of the RWA took part in a sponsored 100ft 'Free Hanging' abseil, all in the name of supporting emerging artists and bringing great British Art to Bristol

Abseil for Art

7 September

Supporters of the RWA took part in a sponsored 100ft 'Free Hanging' abseil, all in the name of supporting emerging artists and bringing great British Art to Bristol

Sribble and Sketch EXTRA with Anouk Mercier and Sarah Smith

Saturday September 27, October 25, November 29, December 20 10.30am - Midday

If you are looking for more focussed art-making workshops, exploring a range of skills and techniques, from colour theory to proportion and perspective, then Scribble and Sketch EXTRA could be just for you! It will be run alternately by our regular Scribble and Sketch tutor, artist Anouk Mercier, and children's book author-illustrator Sarah Smith.

Landscape and the things behind: The Places and Paintings of the Brothers Nash (Art History Day School)

Saturday September 13. 10.30am – 4.30pm. Fedden Room RWA

Join Dr Justine Hopkins for an in depth study of John and Paul Nash's artworks, with a focus on their representations of the British landscape, as featured in the Brothers in Art exhibition.

Bristol Doors Open Day is a once-a-year chance to look behind closed doors and discover the city’s hidden treasures.

Doors Open Day

13 September 10.00am - 6.00pm Last entry is at 5.30

The RWA will be offering entry by Donation to all its current exhibitions including Brothers in Art: John and Paul Nash, Shock and Awe: Contemporary Artists at War and Peace, and Re-Membering II.

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