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.

Curious about Curiosity?

TOUR: Discover the highlights of our Curiosity gallery featuring thought-provoking objects from around the world with curator Lisa Graves.

The Clifton Suspension Bridge and the Avon Gorge

LECTURE: A visual history of Clifton Suspension Bridge and the surrounding area, through architectural drawings, paintings and dramatic archive photographs with Francis Greenacre.

Christmas Fair

EVENT: Enjoy gift stalls, Christmas carols and crafts at the Friends of Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives’ annual Christmas fair.

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.

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.

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.