The Royal West of England Academy delivers a programme of one day Art History Day Schools delivered by recognised tutors and Academics providing an introduction to a number of subjects.

The Return of the Day School!

A Gloucestershire Landscape, by Paul Nash

We are pleased to announce the return of the Art History Day School - back by popular demand!

First up will be...

Landscape and the Things Behind: The Places and Paintings of the Brothers Nash Dr Justine Hopkins

Saturday 13 September 2014

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.

The day will inlcude three lectures and a tour of the show.

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To book please call 0117 973 5129

From Athens to Bristol: The Parthenon Sculptures and their place at the RWA Dr Harriet Batten-Foster

Saturday 18 October

10.30am – 4.30pm, Fedden Room RWA


This series of three lectures and a gallery tour will spotlight one of the RWA’s more unusual features: the replica of the frieze from the Athenian Parthenon in the upstairs Sharples gallery. Currently the focus of much international debate the Parthenon sculptures have been acclaimed as exemplary from their first creation and these lectures will place these masterpieces of art both within their original context and within the broader sphere of their paradigmatic role in European academic instruction.

To book please call 0117 973 5129

Further Day Schools soon to be announced