September 2014

Abseil for Art

7 September

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

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

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.

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. Further details to be announced soon on the RWA website.

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.

Scribble and Sketch with Anouk Mercier

Saturday August 2, September 13, October 4, November 1, December 6 2014 10.30am-1pm

Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises for families, led by Bristol Drawing Club founder and artist Anouk Mercier. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

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.

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.