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Art Shed: Museums as medicine

by Finn White, Engagement Officer – Communities Art Shed is an arts course aimed at people with low level mental health issues (e.g. depression or anxiety) that has been boosting wellbeing since February 2016. It is a part of a nationwide mov…

A Pottery Plea

by Helen Brown, curator of applied art Fellow Bristolians! Did you attend school in Bristol during the 60s or 70s? If so, did you study art?   Here at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, we’re planning a special exhibition based around the potter…

English for Speakers of Other Languages at M Shed

Since December 2015, more than 180 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students have visited M Shed for a whistle-stop journey through Bristol’s history.

Our museums, our voices

We’re one of nine museums across the country taking part in the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Our Museum programme. It asks how museums work in active partnership with their local communities through sustainably sharing decision-making, networks and skills.