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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.

Modern Art in Britain: Present Tense at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery

Present Tense showcases contemporary painting and photography from the Swindon Collection of Modern British Art. It takes place at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery and features work by Lisa Milroy, Steven Pippin, Maggi Hambling and Jeffery Camp.

Modern Art in Britain: arriving at The Wilson

For this joint project, each venue is taking a different look at modern British art and hosting a display in celebration, including paintings and works on paper by leading artists of the past century.