RWA Bristol

World-class art in exceptional spaces, for everyone

Welcome back. We are Open! Join us in our transformed building and find space to be yourself.


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


Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm (Open Late on Weds until 8pm)

Closed Mondays (except for Bank Holidays)

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Me, Myself, I: Artists' Self-Portraits exhibition, installation view. RWA Bristol, 2022. Photo: Alice Hendy

2 May - 19 Jun 2022

Me, Myself, I: Artists’ Self-Portraits

From Free to £8.90

Me, Myself, I: Artists’ Self-Portraits is the RWA’s landmark reopening exhibition in May - June 2022. An exploration of self-portraiture over the last three hundred years.

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Grayson Perry, Photo: Lisa Whiting

16 June 2022

Dinner with Grayson

From £150 to £500

Tickets are now on sale for this very special occasion to enjoy a talk and dinner with special guest and friend of the RWA, Grayson Perry.

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British Sign Language Gallery Tour

11 Jun 2022

British Sign Language Gallery Tour


Free BSL tours of the current exhibitions

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Artwork: Oil painting by Graham Sutherland, Cornish Tin Mine, Emerging Miner

9 Jul - 11 Sep 2022

Earth: Digging Deep in British Art 1781 - 2022

From Free to £8.90

Earth surveys the representation of our environment across four centuries, inviting us to consider our planet in all its abundance, precarity and preciousness.

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