February 2013

The Art of Trees; the Arborealists and other Artists


19 December 2014 - 8 March 2015

Arboretum will be showing at the RWA in conjunction with The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014: A Celebration of British Wildlife. This launches the start of a programme of environmentally focused exhibitions at the RWA engaging with nature and landscape to celebrate the start of Bristol’s year as the European Green Capital.

Linda Alvis - Long Gallery

19 January - 28 February

Bristol and Beyond

A Dog Howling at the Moon

Saturday, 23rd February 2013 10am-4pm £40

A one-day mixed-media workshop with Ros Cuthbert RWA

Lecture: Unfolding Landscape, Jeremy Gardiner

Saturday 9 February, 11am

A lecture by Jeremy Gardiner on his artistic excavation of the geology of landscape.

Reigning Cats and Dogs with Peter Ford RWA

Saturday 26 January, 9 February and 23 February 2.30pm

A tour of the exhibition with Peter Ford.

An Artist's Best Friend, Dogs, Cats and Victorian Painters, Justine Hopkinson

Saturday 16 February 10am – 4pm

Art History Day School

Family Print Workshop What's Your Favourite Animal?

Thursday 14 February 10am-1pm £10 per child

Simon Tozer MA in collaboration with Spike Print Studio

Children's Print Workshop, Print an Animal Snow Scene

Tuesday 12 February, 10.30am-12.30pm £10

Christine Howes MA in collaboration with Spike Print Studio

Scribble and Sketch, Anouk Mercier

Saturdays: 12 January, 9 February, 9 March, 13 April 10.30am-1pm

Suitable for all ages and abilities 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.

Bristol Drawing School Spring Term

For more detail about individual courses visit Bristol Drawing School Website or call the RWA on 0117 9735 129.

The Drawing School Spring Programme is now available, find out more...

Reigning Cats and Dogs

Friday 11 January - Friday 15 March 2013

From Ancient Egypt to the present day cats and dogs have inspired artists featuring as inconsequential intrusions to the starring role.