COVID-19

14th Apr 2021 - 31st May 2021   

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.

Museum Late lunch talk: Bristol in Bordeaux

2.00 - 3.00pm    15th Apr 2021    Held over Zoom 

ONLINE TALK: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is lending over 60 pictures from the Bristol School of Artists to Bordeaux.  Gain an insight into these works and a sneaky peek of the show.

Speaker: Dr Jenny Gaschke, curator of Fine Art, pre-1900, at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.

The talk will be held over Zoom.  To register for a place click here.

 

Archaeology Online: What is missing from the Bayeux Tapestry?

7.30 - 9.00pm    28th Apr 2021    Held over Zoom 

Explore the Bayeux Tapestry and discover what is missing from the story it tells with Professor Michael Lewis, Head of Portable Antiquities & Treasure at the British Museum and Visiting Professor in Archaeology at the University of Reading.

To register for this online talk click here.

 

Museum Late lunch talk: The mystery of Mummy Ha7386

2.00 - 3.00pm    29th Apr 2021    Held over Zoom 

ONLINE TALK: Learn about the findings of the Bristol Mummy Project and the story of an ancient Egyptian who lived over 3,000 years ago.

Speaker: Jane Hack, Senior Engagement Officer – Formal Learning.

This free, online talk will be held over Zoom.  To book your place click here.

 

Home Educator webinar: Brilliant Bristol Women

1.30 - 2.00pm    13th May 2021    Held over Zoom 

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.

 

The Bristol School of Artists revisited

6.00 - 7.00pm    20th May 2021    Held over Zoom 

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.