Bristol’s Rialto Bridge needs conserving

Bristol has its very own Rialto Bridge, in the form of a wonderful 18th century painting by the Italian artist Michele Marieschi.

Flash Sale this Friday!

Bristol’s best loved cultural institutions are joining forces to kick off the busiest season of the year. For 24 hours from 10am on Friday 4 September, M Shed, Arnolfini, Watershed, RWA, Colston Hall, Bristol Old Vic, St Georges Bristol, Tobacco Fac…

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.

Capturing Nature’s Beauty

Nicola Dellard-Lyle – Bristol based writer and photographer Karl Blossfeldt’s fascination with nature and the structure behind beautiful forms led him to create a groundbreaking collection of thousands of photographs of natural forms. How did Kar…

A Surprising Discovery!

by Dave Sage, M Shed Volunteer  As a volunteer working at M Shed you never know what might happen next. I’ve been volunteering for a couple of years, combining acting as a guide for the Behind The Scenes tour with work on digital archives. Recently I’v…

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…

An Oxonian Dodo in Bristol

We are delighted to announce that Bristol Museum & Art Gallery has been chosen as one of the venues to host the Dodo Roadshow. The Oxford University Museum of Natural History has been nominated as a Finalist in the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Y…