May 2016

An exhibition of selected works from the RWA permanent collection inspired by urban landscapes

Transition: Urban Landscapes from the RWA Collection

Thursday 19 May - Sunday 19 June

An exhibition of selected works from the RWA permanent collection inspired by urban landscapes

An exciting new group exhibition featuring work by members of the RWA Artist Network

Artist Network Exhibition

Saturday 23 April - Sunday 15 May 2016

An exciting new group exhibition featuring work by members of the RWA Artist Network

Featuring artists such as Augustus John, William Orpen and John Everett, Inquisitive Eyes reveals, for the first time, the importance of the Wessex landscape during a pivotal moment in British art.

Inquisitive Eyes: Slade Painters in Edwardian Wessex, 1900 - 1914

6 February - 12 June 2016

Featuring artists such as Augustus John, William Orpen and John Everett, Inquisitive Eyes reveals, for the first time, the importance of the Wessex landscape during a pivotal moment in British art.

Imagined Landscapes

6 February – 12 June 2016

A new exhibition that explores an alternative understanding of place in contemporary art and the role of the artist as spatial narrator, cartographer and geographer.

Simon Quadrat PPRWA

6 February – 12 June 2016

An intimate solo exhibtion that explores notions of place and memory

Join the curators for a free lunchtime gallery talk

Transition: Urban Landscapes from the RWA Collection Lunchtime Gallery Talk

Thursday 19 May 2016, 1pm Free

Join the curators for a free lunchtime gallery talk

Learn how to produce accurate botanical portraits using line and tonal drawing in graphite and pen.

Botanical Drawing - 1 Day workshop

Saturday 21 May, 10.30am - 4pm

Learn how to produce accurate botanical portraits using line and tonal drawing in graphite and pen.

This is an experimental workshop focusing on combining both photography and drawing.

Drawing into Photography - 2 Day workshop

Saturday 14 May, 10.30am - 4.30pm Sunday 15 May, 11am - 4pm

This is an experimental workshop focusing on combining both photography and drawing.

This full day of drawing will be on-site at Bristol Zoo, drawing the animals around the zoo.

Drawing Animals at Bristol Zoo - 1 Day workshop

Wednesday 25 May, 10.30am - 4.30pm

This full day of drawing will be on-site at Bristol Zoo, drawing the animals around the zoo.

NEW!! Scribble and Sketch at Easton Community Centre

Saturday 14 May, 18 June, 16 July, 13 August 10.30am - 12.30pm

RWA are now running additional monthly Scribble and Sketch sessions at Easton Community Centre - same family fun, different location..!

Scribble and Sketch EXTRA with Sarah Smith

Saturdays, 2.30 - 4pm: 9 January, 6 February, 12 March, 2 April, 7 May, 4 June, 2 July

If you are looking for more focussed art-making workshops, exploring a range of skills, techniques and artistic styles and movements, then Scribble and Sketch Extra could be just for you!

Scribble and Sketch

Saturdays, 10.30am - 12.30pm: 7 May, 4 June, 2 July

Ideal for families of all ages, Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing and art activities led by an experienced tutor.

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