Tickets and Art Passes

Art gallery pass

The RWA is a registered charity and does not receive any regular national Government funding to fund exhibitions or to maintain its beautiful listed building. Visitors are charged a small entrance fee for most exhibitions, which covers entry to all the galleries and exhibitions on show that day. The RWA aims to keep prices as low as possible and our visitors tell us we offer excellent value for money. 

Ticket Prices

Tickets are currently £8.90 (£8.00 without donation) or free for Friends of the RWARWA Art Pass Holders, under 21s and students (please bring student ID). You can book your exhibition tickets in advance by navigating to the exhibition web page.

Entrance to Cafe, Family Activity Space, Shop and Kenny Gallery are free.Tickets are required for entrance to the main exhibition spaces on the first floor.


RWA Art Pass 

Your passport to a year of art at Bristol's first gallery. 

For only £15, your Pass gives you unlimited access to any of the RWA's world-class exhibitions, including the Annual Open Exhibition. Return again and again and spend time with the art that moves you. The RWA Art Pass also makes a great gift for art-lovers! Buying an Art Pass is a great way to support the RWA - an independent charity that does not receive any regular central government funding.

Click here to buy your Art Pass online please note we are now closed until May 2022 for work on the Light and Inspiration Capital Project

Join the Friends of the RWA

Join the Friends of the RWA for just £35, with unlimited access to all exhibitions and invitations to Private Views and other exclusive events.

Click here to buy your membership online please note we are now closed until April 2022 as we start work on the Light and Inspiration Capital Project



Your Visit

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Join the Friends of the RWA

Exclusive exhibition launch invites, discounts in the shop and Drawing School, and much more!

What's On

Experience art exhibitions, events, art classes and family workshops at Bristol's first art gallery and across the city 

Art Exhibitions at the RWA, Bristol

Join us in our transformed building following our transformational Light and Inspiration capital build.