What’s on at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Reflections on the Aftermath: Lydda Airport

EXHIBITION: Award-winning Palestinian artist Emily Jacir’s film uses archive black and white photography to reflect on the period between the wars when Palestine was under British rule.

Made in China: an imperial Ming vase

DISPLAY: Discover how and why this iconic blue-and-white porcelain vase, on tour from the British Museum represents a crucial period in China’s history.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

EXHIBITION: Encounter the rich array of wildlife on our planet in this world-renowned photography exhibition from the Natural History Museum.

Ahead of the Curve: new china from China

EXHIBITION: Direct from China, this ground-breaking exhibition of new work by 21 Chinese glass and ceramic artists will amaze visitors with pieces which range from exquisite craft to conceptual art.

Ahead of the Curve gallery talks

TALK: An introduction to the artists’ work in the Ahead of the Curve, a ground-breaking exhibition which showcases contemporary ceramics and glass from emerging and established Chinese artists.

Ahead of the Curve – Gallery Tour

TOUR: led by curator Kate Newnham, tour of this stunning contemporary Chinese ceramics and glass exhibition.

Timbuktu: Desert Phoenix

LECTURE: A look at the little-known history of the ancient Malian city and the story of how it rose to become a centre of medieval learning with author and TV presenter Dr Gus Casely-Hayford.

Curators in conversation

Sophie Cummings from Swindon Museum & Art Gallery will be in conversation Saira Kalimuddin from Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.

A judge’s perspective

TALK: Join competition judge Roz Kidman Cox for a talk about the highlights from this year’s winning photographs as well as reflecting on the past 50 years of the competition.

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