The RWA as part of the Bristol Art Weekender

13 April 2014

Taking place over the bank holiday weekend of 2-5 MAY, the inaugural BRISTOL ART WEEKENDER will showcase Bristol as one of the most vibrant and flourishing centres for art in the UK.The Weekender’s FREE programme of performance, sound, video, film, … Continue reading


Bristol 2014: The City and Conflict from the First World War to the Present Day | Bristol Festival of Ideas

11 April 2014

Bristol 2014: The City and Conflict from the First World War to the Present Day Bristol 2014 is an extensive programme of activity marking the centenary of the start of the First World War and looking at other conflicts that … Continue reading


Polly Frances Elizabeth: The Power Of The Sea: An Interview With The Curators

9 April 2014

Thanks to Polly Frances Elizabeth for her blog The Power Of The Sea: An Interview With The Curators The Power of the Sea is curated by Dr Janette Kerr, and Professor Christiana Payne. I was lucky enough to meet them … Continue reading


Polly Frances Elizabeth: The Power of the Sea, at the Royal West of England Academy

7 April 2014

Polly Frances Elizabeth Polly Frances Elizabeth: The Power of the Sea, at the Royal West of England Academy. - creativity – adventures – nature – life – loves - HomeShopTumblrWatchTweetWritingContact SATURDAY, 5 APRIL 2014 The Power of the Sea, at the … Continue reading


The Power of the Sea Lecture Series Announced

2 April 2014

Set to be one of the one of the region’s most impressive and popular exhibitions for 2014, The Power of the Sea (5 April – 6 July) demonstrates the contrasts and continuities in artists’ engagement with the sea over a period that … Continue reading


‘The Power of the Sea’ at the RWA, bristol

1 April 2014

Originally posted on FUTUREMUSEUM:
Seascape Study: Boat and Stormy Sky, John Constable RA, c.1824-8, oil on paper laid on board, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Given by Isabel Constable 1888. © Royal Academy of Arts, London; Photographer: John Hammond Two…


Bristol 2014 programme receives Heritage Lottery Fund support

24 March 2014

Bristol 2014, the city’s programme of commemoration to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, has secured £127,000 of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This funding joins investment made by Arts Council England, Bristol … Continue reading


Work Experience Student Eleanor tells us about her time at the RWA

20 March 2014

I arrived on Monday full of vigour and excitement. I was about to have five days work experience at the RWA. There was lots I wanted to learn but I knew, from the itinerary that I had been emailed, the … Continue reading


The most important exhibition you may never see..

10 March 2014

Originally posted on LION ART PROJECTS:
So, I took a few people to see an exhibition at The Royal West Academy of England (RWA) this weekend. There is nothing unusual about that, except for the fact that the exhibition was…


Actors and Artifice Lunchtime Talk

5 March 2014

Yesterday we joined Jo Elsworth and Laura Gardner from the University of Bristol Theatre Collection, and discovered some of the incredible  stories behind the paintings in the Actors and Artifice show – an intimate exhibition that explores the depiction of actors on … Continue reading