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Sir David Attenborough lends a giant egg to M Shed

A very special loan features in the exhibition Nature, Camera, Action! The secrets of making incredible wildlife films at M Shed. Sir David Attenborough, probably the best known and most widely respected wildlife presenter in the world, has lent us his …

Behind the camera with Charlotte Scott

Charlotte Scott, Producer / Director at BBC Natural History Unit takes us behind the camera and describes what it’s like to make wildlife films… I currently work at the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol and last year I had a phone call sa…

I Got Snapped at M Shed! Underwatery Twitter competition

To celebrate our M Shed exhibition Nature, Camera, Action! The secrets of making incredible wildlife films, we’re running a Twitter-based summer competition with great prizes for anyone who loves nature, wildlife film and photography.

Hearing Hogarth

If you’ve had the pleasure of seeing our William Hogarth: Painter & Printmaker exhibition, you’ll know that the paintings and prints hung on our gallery walls are only half the experience.

Tala Madani: An Introduction

Julia Carver, Curator – Visual Arts Manual Grid by Tala Madani is on display in the Modern Art in Britain: Reality Questioned exhibition. We decided to show it because it’s a 21st century meditation on Abstract art of the 20th century. Tala…

Loans for death: the human experience

death: the human experience Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 24 October 2015 – 13 March 2016 death: the human experience will explore responses to death through hundreds of objects and stories from across the world, from ancient times to modern d…

Moved by Conflict stories

So many visitors to the Moved by Conflict exhibition at M Shed (11 October 2014 – 1 March 2015) told us how much they were moved by the stories of Bristol people and how they were affected during the First World War.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year caption competition

In this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (29 November 2014 – 22 February 2015) we asked visitors to write ‘a caption to make us laugh’ for two images.