Antony Gormley Exhibition, The Royal Academy

15th Oct 2019   

The most ambitious exhibition of Gormley’s work in more than ten years, with work from his 45-year career alongside major new installations created for the Academy’s galleries.

Departure and drop off: Peter Carol depot, Whitchurch: 8.50am; Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 9.20am; St Monica’s bus stop, Westbury Road: 9.40am; Bus Station, Cribbs Causeway, near John Lewis: 10.00am.

COST to include coach fare, entry fee and driver’s gratuity: £47.00 per head Disabled person £47.00, carer: £30.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Illustrated Talk by Gayna Pelham – The Paul Gauguin Portraits

2.30pm    19th Oct 2019    M Shed Studio 

Gayna will give us the background to Gauguin’s portrait painting before we visit the exhibition at the National Gallery in November.

Cost: £7.50 per head

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Exhibition Viewing: Magic

6.00-8.00pm    22nd Oct 2019    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

For members only, an opportunity to view the new exhibition, which runs from 19 October to 19 April 2020.

Free
Contact:
Gary Gostelow
0117 971 1323
gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

The Vyne, near Basingstoke

23rd Oct 2019   

We are returning to this National Trust property to see the result of the recent renovations.

Departure (and drop off ): Clevedon Road Car Park, Nailsea: 7.45am; Bristol Hotel, Prince Street: 8.15am; Clifton Triangle West, Bathstore: 8.30am; St Monica’s bus stop, Westbury Road: 8.45am

Cost to include coach and driver’s gratuity (National Trust members): £28.00
Non-National Trust members to pay an extra £11 per head entrance fee on the day.

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Illustrated Talk by Sue Giles: Following in Adela Breton’s Footsteps

2.30pm    30th Oct 2019    M Shed Studio 

Sue Giles from Bristol Museums will describe her recent visit to Mexico, retracing Adela Breton’s journeys to Mayan temples.

Cost: £7.50 per person including refreshments
Please book online on this website via Contact Us

The Credit-Suisse Exhibition – The Gauguin Portraits

03rd Nov 2019   

We visit the National Gallery to see this exhibition featuring about 50 portraits by Paul Gauguin, including paintings, works on paper, and three-dimensional objects in a variety of media, from public and private collections worldwide.

Departure and drop off: Peter Carol depot, Whitchurch: 8.50am; Clifton, Triangle West (Bath Store): 9.20am; St Monica’s bus stop, Westbury Road: 9.40am; Bus Station, Cribbs Causeway, near John Lewis: 10.00am.

COST to include coach fare, entry fee and driver’s gratuity: £50.00 per head
Disabled person: £50.00, carer: £30.00 Art Fund members: £42.00

Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Museum Winter Lecture – How the Black Female Image was White-washed from Renaissance Art and Onwards – Speaker: Michael Ohajuru (Senior Fellow, Inst of Commonwealth Studies)

7.30pm    07th Nov 2019    University of Bristol School of Economics, Finance and Management, Woodland Road 

This talk seeks to explain why the Bible’s Queen of Sheba and the Classics’ Andromeda are both invariably depicted as white in Renaissance Art and onwards, although both were known to be black.

Free – no booking required
0117 922 3571
www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

Behind the Scenes: Ashton Gate Stadium

10.30am    11th Nov 2019    Ashton Gate Stadium 

A guided tour of the new stands and amenities at the re-vamped stadium at Ashton Gate.

The cost of this event is £5.00
Please book online on this website via Contact Us

Exhibition: The Last Supper in Pompeii, Ashmolean Museum

12th Nov 2019   

This acclaimed exhibition displays over 400 rare objects, including fine masterpieces of Roman art ranging from the luxury furnishings of Roman dining rooms to the carbonised food that was on the table when the volcano erupted.

Departure and drop off: Clevedon Road car park, Nailsea: 8.45am; Bristol Hotel: 9.15am; Bath Store, Clifton Triangle: 9.30am; St Monica’s bus stop, Westbury Road: 9.45am

Cost to include coach, driver’s tip and entry fee: £34.25
Art Fund Members: £29.00

Contact:
Gary Gostelow
0117 971 1323
gary.gostelow@googlemail.com

Coffee in the Café

From 10.30am    12th Nov 2019    The Café, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 

Drop in for coffee and a chat with fellow members at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery on the following dates:

Tuesday 12 November
Tuesday 10 December

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