May 2012

Bristol Drawing School Courses and Workshops Summer Term 2014

Bristol Drawing School Courses and Workshops starting in April 2014

Art History Day Schools 2012


The RWA delivers a programme of one day Art History Day Schools delivered by recognised tutors and Academics providing an introduction to a number of artists, art historical movements and theory.

TalkPhoto Presents: Jim Naughten

Wednesday 9th May 6.30pm doors open, event 6.45-8.30pm

Taylor Wessing and AOP award-winning London photographer Jim Naughten will talk about his work. Best known for his acclaimed series 'Re-enactors', Naughten will present work from this as well as his latest series on Namibian tribe members, 'Hereros', at the event, a collaboration between Second Look and the RWA.

Uncovering Bristol's Hidden Art Collection: Dr Fred Hohler

Saturday 26 May 2012, 11-12.30pm

The Public Catalogue Foundation is an independent charity set up to record every oil, acrylic and tempera painting in Britain.

How to Photograph Artwork

Sunday 20th May, 10am-4pm

1 day workshop learning how to photograph your artwork professionally, led by Stephen Morris.

Lecture: Banksy - The Urban Calligrapher, Paul Gough RWA

Saturday 5 May, 11am

In the summer of 2009, Bristol saw a remarkable phenomenon that made international news. An estimated 300,000 people queued for hours, often in pouring rain, for admission to the city's museum and art gallery having been attracted by the media hype surrounding an exhibition ambiguously entitled, Banksy vs the Bristol Museum.

Artwork Documentation Day

Saturday 5th May, slots available between 10am and 4.30pm

Have your artwork professionally documented by photographer Max McClure

Scribble and Sketch Drawing Drop-in

Once a month on the following Saturdays: 12th May 2012 11am-1.30pm 9th June, 14th July, 4th August, 1st September, 6th October, 3rd November, 8th December 10.30am-1pm

Suitable for all ages and abilities, Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises.