What’s on

Moved by Conflict

EXHIBITION: The First World War had a profound effect on Bristol and its people. Through hundreds of original objects and archives Moved by Conflict explores the physical, social and personal changes made by war.

Bristol’s ‘White City’

EXHIBITION: Explore the story of the White City, built for Bristol’s International Exhibition and taken over for soldiers of the First World War.

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.

Modern Art in Britain: Reality Questioned

EXHIBITION: See your favourite 20th century British paintings in a new light. In partnership with Holburne Museum in Bath, The Wilson in Cheltenham, Swindon Museum & Art Gallery and the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath.

Behind the scenes tours

TOUR: Join a tour of M Shed’s collection stores and encounter treasures from the city’s industrial and maritime past.

Bristol’s unseen natural treasures

TOUR: Explore Bristol’s unseen natural treasures by taking a tour to enjoy the rarely seen specimens of our secret animal and plant collection.

Historical Walk: Redcliffe

WALK: Venture on our guided walk into the once-autonomous township of Redcliffe, where you will find some of the most impressive remains of historical Bristol.