Royal West of England Academy

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The RWA Art Gallery is situated in fashionable Clifton and is open throughout the year. The building is one of the finest examples of Victorain Italianate style built in 1858 as the first art gallery in Bristol. The RWA shows contemporary art exhibitions of painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture and architecture as well as its own historic collection. Most contemporary works are for sale.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Tuesday-Saturday 10.00-18.00 Sun 11.00-17.00

Closed: Mondays Easter Sunday and 24 December to 3 January

Admission charges

Main Galleries:
Adults: £5.00
Concessions: £3.50
Children: Free
Friends of the RWA: Free

The RWA collection consists of over 1000 works including paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. Among the paintings in the collection are works by artists from the Newlyn, St Ives and Bloomsbury Schools. Paintings by George Swaish, Mathew Hale, Anne Redpath, Mary Fedden, Carel Weight, Bernard Dunstan and Elizabeth Blackadder are also valued additions to the collection.

Collection details

Fine Art

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informal art and drawing activites

Scribble and Sketch at RWA

  • 6 January 2018 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 3 February 2018 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 3 March 2018 10:30am-12:30pm

Ideal for families of all ages, Scribble and Sketch offers a free morning of fun and informal art and drawing activities, often inspired by the current exhibitions.

These sessions are designed for kids and grown-ups to take part in together. Come and get creative in this friendly and relaxed environment - everyone is welcome.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

free of charge

Website

http://www.rwa.org.uk/whats-on/scribble-and-sketch-rwa-0

informal art and drawing activities

Scribble and Sketch in Easton

  • 16 December 2017 10:30am-12:30pm

Ideal for families of all ages, Scribble and Sketch offers a free morning of fun and informal art and drawing activities, often inspired by the current exhibitions at the RWA.

This session takes place at Easton Community Centre.

These sessions are designed for kids and grown-ups to take part in together. Come and get creative in this friendly and relaxed environment - everyone is welcome.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

free of charge

Website

http://www.rwa.org.uk/whats-on/scribble-and-sketch-easton-9

Royal West of England Academy
Queens Road
Clifton
Bristol
City of Bristol
BS8 1PX
England

Website

www.rwa.org.uk

E-mail

info@rwa.org.uk

Telephone

0117 9735129

Fax

0117 9237874

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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