Our normal programme of around 50 events a year has been severely curtailed by COVID-19 and is presently limited to monthly talks online via Zoom, see below for details. However, Bristol Museums service also offers a range of on-line events, some of which are listed here.
Hear the stories of Hyacinth Hall, Jessie Stephen, Sherrie Eugene-Hart, Dr Elizabeth Blackwell and Sarah Guppy. Discover how each of these women triumphed over adversity and why they should be celebrated.
To register for this online webinar, click here.
This talk will look at female creativity, how the artists dealt with rapid industrialization and how their art was funded.
Speaker: Dr Jenny Gaschke, curator of Fine Art, pre-1900, at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.
To register for this online talk click here.
In this talk, Kate Newnham, Senior Curator Visual Arts at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, and Amy Raphael, Project Curator on Japanese Ceramics, will discuss Japanese netsuke and okimono carvings featuring in a new display at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. What are they and what can they tell us about Japanese culture?
Tickets are £5 per household and can be obtained through Eventbrite.
Who built the three carved reliefs from the palace of Assurnasirpal II, King of Assyria from 883 BCE, on display at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery?
Speaker: Sue Giles, Former Senior Curator, World Cultures.
This free, online talk will be held over Zoom. To book your place click here.