June 2012

Fictional Tourism, Adam Smith (PePoMo), Julie McCalden

Date: 8 June, 2-3pm

Part of the Bristol Biennial Programme of Talks.

Damaged Landscapes, Darn Thorn, Rodney Harris, Amber Ginsburg and Joseph Madrigal

Date: 14th June, 2-3pm

Part of the Bristol Biennial Programme of Talks.

Out There: Stephen Morris photography workshop

Sunday 17 June, 11.00am – 3.30pm

An inspiring and entertaining day of exploring the mechanics and the 'vision' that turn ordinary photographs into great ones.

Josef Herman: Curator's Talk

Tuesday 12 June, 6.30 – 8pm

Curator Sarah MacDougall explores Herman's rare surviving work from this formative period and describes Herman's discovery in 1944 of the tiny mining village of Ystradgynlais in South Wales.

Josef Herman: Curator's Tour

Tuesday 12 June, 4 – 5pm

A special tour of the Josef Herman exhibition led by curator, Sarah MacDougall.

Kako Washi - Its Varieties and Techniques: Elaine Cooper

Saturday 23 June, 11.00am-12.30pm

A fascinating introduction to the Japanese art of treating and processing paper.

Icon Workshop

Saturday 16 and 23rd June 10.00am-4.00pm

This fascinating two-day workshop is designed for those interested in learning how to paint religious icons, led by Iconographer Ian Knowles

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.

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.