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Glass Microbiology

Glass Microbiology Exhibition

April 10 - September 4

Glass Microbiology, The Box (At-Bristol), until 4 September At-Bristol gallery space The Box celebrates the synergy between art and science, and features exhibitions and artists that occupy the exciting space where art and science meet. Currently showing are the strangely beautiful, jewel-like sculptures of Glass Microbiology – the brainchild of internationally acclaimed Bristol-based artist Luke Jerram, who brings the invisible world of viruses to life in this show. • at-bristol.org.uk

Joyce Petschek: Breaking the Pattern

Joyce Petschek: Breaking the Pattern

April 10 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm

Joyce Petschek: Breaking the Pattern, 18 March – 29 October, The American Museum in Britain Fans of Joyce Petschek might fancy a jaunt to Bath to see her exquisite textile art curated in a major solo exhibition for the first time in Britain. For much of her life Joyce has been passionate about Bargello, a traditional needlework technique consisting of upright flat stitches in varying lengths. The name originates from a series of 17th-century chairs found in the Bargello Palace…

Where the Wall

Where The Wall Graffiti Workshop

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - August 31 @ 1:00 pm

Come and spray your own street art souvenir art work and take it home with Where the Wall Graffiti Workshops this summer It’s no secret that our city is a hub for street artists, with huge murals and eye-catching designs at every corner. But for those inspired to create their own art, award-winning organisation Where The Wall are running Summer Street Art Stencil Spray Sessions at The Island in central Bristol, allowing participants to put their skills to the test…

Air: Visualising the Invisible in British Art

June 16 - September 3

Air: Visualising the Invisible in British Art, RWA, 16 June – 3 September A suitably summery exhibition celebrating the rich tradition in British art of finding inspiration in the skies above us and the air that we breathe. Covering four centuries in British art, the show brings some of the nation’s masterpieces to Bristol, including Joseph Wright of Derby’s An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, on loan from the National Gallery and believed to be visiting Bristol…

Art Exhibitions in Bristol July

Yatika Starr Fields Exhibition

July 12 - September 30

Yatika Starr Fields, Rainmaker Gallery, 12 July – 30 September This solo exhibition showcases the recent work of contemporary Native American painter and muralist Yatika Starr Fields, and comprises a series of 15 oil paintings on canvas, created specifically for Rainmaker Gallery. Yatika will be travelling to Bristol this month for an artist reception and talk on 25 July, and will also be attending Upfest – as the first Native American artist to participate in the street art festival. He…

Art Exhibitions Bristol May

Skeletons: Our Buried Bones

July 12 - September 3

Skeletons: Our Buried Bones, M Shed, 8 April – 3 September See 12 human skeletons from Bristol and London, each with a unique story to tell – from a young man buried without ceremony in Tormarton 3,500 years ago during the Bronze Age, to a Romano-British couple found in a single stone coffin at Mangotsfield, and a child from a Victorian convent burial ground at St Catherine’s Court – who had undergone a post-mortem craniotomy. Children can reveal some of…

Botanical Exhibition

July 12 - August 25

Botanical, Diana Porter Contemporary Jewellery, until 25 August This summer, the team at Diana Porter Contemporary Jewellery are keen to take visitors and shoppers on a journey to fantastical locations as they explore the bountiful treasures in their dynamic exhibition. Warm hues of Indian summers dance alongside lush greens, and modern materials are juxtaposed with fine porcelain and silks. Botanical influences run through each of the collections featured, and the beautiful designs include foliage paired back to its skeletal structure…

Summer Fun Guide

Morph: Still Naughty at 40

July 14 - September 5

Batten down the hatches: a gentle giant has arrived in Bristol! MegaMorph, a mighty three-metre tall Morph, is coming to the city to mark the launch of exclusive exhibition ‘Morph: Still Naughty at 40!’ He’s already begun his travels – you might have spotted him around the city – but you can find him at Cribbs Causeway from 10 July. Morph’s birthday exhibition at The Mall will run from 14 July until 5 September, raising money for The Grand Appeal,…

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