Discover Bristol’s hidden treasures

From Saturday 4 April, The Red Lodge Museum and The Georgian House Museum will re-open for the spring and summer. Known as Bristol’s hidden treasures, these period houses tell the story of Bristol from the late 16th century to the late 18th century. The…

What inspires our curators?

From Monday 23 to Sunday 29 March 2015 it’s #MuseumWeek over on Twitter. So far this week museums and visitors have been sharing tantalising snippets and intriguing information about what goes on behind the scenes in cultural organisations acro…

Moved by Conflict stories

So many visitors to the Moved by Conflict exhibition at M Shed (11 October 2014 – 1 March 2015) told us how much they were moved by the stories of Bristol people and how they were affected during the First World War.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year caption competition

In this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (29 November 2014 – 22 February 2015) we asked visitors to write ‘a caption to make us laugh’ for two images.

We’re hiring a Digital Engagement Officer

We’re looking to recruit a Digital Engagement Officer to join our Museum Development programme and help us to support museums across the South West to get the most out of digital.

Modern Art in Britain: Present Tense at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery

Present Tense showcases contemporary painting and photography from the Swindon Collection of Modern British Art. It takes place at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery and features work by Lisa Milroy, Steven Pippin, Maggi Hambling and Jeffery Camp.

Some cultural highlights in 2015

There’s an exciting year of activity in the coming 12 months to look forward to. Here’s some of the highlights to give you an overview and idea of the year ahead.