RWA Bristol

World-class art in exceptional spaces, for everyone

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Royal West of England Academy, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1PX


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Building changes as a result of our capital project

Light and Inspiration Capital Project

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £1.37m towards a transformational £3.8m heritage project that will save the RWA from permanent closure.

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168 Annual Open Exhibition

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168 Annual Open Exhibition

Bristol's Royal Academy presents it's 168th Annual Open Exhibition, showcasing some of the most exciting artists from across the country and beyond

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Annual Open Exhibitions

Important information for artists who have submitted their work to the 168 Annual Open Exhibition

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