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.

The Arts of the Early Ming Court

TALK: A fascinating look at cross-cultural interactions in the arts of the early Ming imperial court with Yu-ping Luk, Project Director of Ming: 50 years that changed China at the British Museum.

Mexican Day of the Dead

FAMILY EVENT: Join us for a celebration of the Day of the Dead – the annual Mexican festival where families gather to remember the dead.

Sea Dragons

TOUR: Meet the marine reptiles in the collection on this guided tour of the Sea Dragons gallery with curator Deborah Hutchinson.

Comets, asteroids and crashes!

LECTURE: Rocky asteroids and icy comets – Robert Massey from the Royal Astronomical Society will introduce us to some of the intriguing objects that share our Solar System and our changing perception of them through history.

Lydbrook Brass Band

EVENT: Performances by internationally renowned Lydbrook Brass Band. Includes the premiere of ‘Silver Rose’, a new work by Liz Lane inspired by the Bristol born war poet Isaac Rosenberg.

Book Fair

EVENT: Snap up a bargain at the museum’s annual Book Fair. From children’s books to CDs and DVDs, there’s something for everyone.

Rembrandt: The Late Works

SOLD OUT: Rembrandt produced some of his most soulful, deeply moving and strikingly modern works in his later years. Dr Richard Stemp from the National Gallery looks at the work of the great Dutch Master.