What’s on

Find out what’s on at Bristol’s free museums – world class exhibitions and events for the whole family to enjoy.

Netsuke: Miniature masterpieces from Japan

EXHIBITION: For the first time, 75 netsuke from Bristol’s collection will go on display in the Eastern Art Gallery. These finely carved miniature sculptures were Japan’s solution to a lack of pockets in men’s kimono and other clothing.

The Colston statue: What next?

DISPLAY: The statue of Edward Colston now forms part of a new display at M Shed to start a city-wide conversation about its future.

The People’s Museum at M Shed

EXHIBITION: The People’s Museum is a celebration of the rich social history of the city – BS13 in particular – as told through the treasured private collections of people living in the community.

Grayson’s Art Club

EXHIBITION: Art works chosen by Grayson Perry and guest celebrities during the hit Channel 4 series, Grayson’s Art Club will feature in a brand new exhibition this winter.