October 2012

160 Autumn Exhibition - Louise Balaam RWA in the galleries

26 October 12pm-4pm

Academician Louise Balaam will be in the gallery providing an opportunity to watch her at work as part of the Autumn Exhibition.

Bristol Drawing School Autumn Programme

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

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

Autumn Exhibition: Art Clinic

21 October – 30 December

We will be offering a new service to guide budding collectors in purchasing artwork during this year's Autumn Exhibition.

Big Draw 2012

28 October 2012 11am-3pm

The Big Draw is the world's biggest celebration of drawing and has now grown into a month-long festival running throughout October all over the UK. This year the RWA will be joining in the fun and running our own event asking all ages to join us in celebrating the power of drawing.

Lecture: What is it All About? David Cobley RWA

Saturday 27 October, 11am-12.30pm

In this illustrated talk Academician David Cobley will address his own search for meaning, and what part painting has played in that search.

160 Autumn Exhibition, John Palmer RWA in the Gallery

Saturday 27 October, 3 November and 8 Dec, 10am-4pm

Academician John Palmer will be in the gallery providing an opportunity to watch him at work

Exhibition Tour & Talk: Martin Bentham RWA

Saturday 6 October, 2am-3pm

Join Academician Martin Bentham for a tour of his exhibition and a chance to ask questions about his artistic practice.

Lecture: New Faces

Wednesday 26 September and 3 October, 6.30-8.30pm

A new series of talks from University of Bristol's graduating MA History of Art students.

Life Drawing Drop-in, Anouk Mercier

Every Wednesday from 26 September to 12 December, 6.30-8.30pm

Come and draw in the beautiful surroundings of the RWAs main galleries.

Photography © Max McClure

Scribble and Sketch, Anouk Mercier

Saturday 6th October Saturday 3rd November Saturday 8th December

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.

We Can Print! Half-term Workshops for Children

Dates: October Half-term

This has been postponed until October Half-Term. Book now.