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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.

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…

Open for Business: Bristol’s Dynamic Manufacturing Industry

The growth of modern-day technology, mechanical manufacturing and corporate investments have all had a part to play in the changing face of manufacturing industries across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

Banksy’s Grim Reaper goes on display at M Shed

Workers took to the ship and club venue Thekla in Bristol on Friday 8 August to cut out and remove the artist Banksy’s painting of the Grim Reaper just above the waterline on the steel hull.