The Best Art Gallery in Bristol

Handpicked Top 3 Art Galleries in Bristol, UK. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RL

Since 1823

Art Galleries, Museum, Farmings, Paintings, Exhibitions, Artwork, Collections, Artists, Workshops and Gallery Curator Talks, Dancing Dragon and Lion Performances, Martial Arts, Traditional Chinese Dances, Storytelling, Family Trails, Arts and Craft Activities, Cafe, Picnic Room, Child Visits, Venue Hire & Shop

Free Entry - The building is of Edwardian Baroque architecture and has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II listed building - Over 300 works of art for the gallery

Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon Closed

Visited here today to see the Staffordshire Hoard Exhibition. Wonderful - so beautifully displayed and laid out. The intricacy of the items found is unbelievable. How anyone all those years ago could fashion such stunning artifacts is mind boggling. It was a real thrill to see everything and a small price to pay for the experience. Thanks to all the helpful and friendly staff/volunteers who obviously love their jobs. Highly recommended.

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16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA

Since 1961

Art Gallery, Exhibitions, Talks, Screenings, Performance, Literature, Music, Learning, Bookshop, Cafe, Contemporary Arts, Presenting Innovative, Experimental Work in the Visual Arts, Dance, Film, Music and Events, Exhibition Spaces, Theatre/Cinema Auditorium, Reading Room, Light/Dark Studios, Café Bar, Schools & Tours

Free Admission - Its purpose was to create a place where all the contemporary arts could coexist and interact in order to stimulate creativity, to provoke thought and to give pleasure to a wide range of people

Registration 00877987

Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Mon Closed

The Arnolfini always has interesting works to see and so always worth visiting however, it has an outstanding piece on display at the moment that is so powerful and moving that I urge anyown who can to make time to go and experience it. John Akomfrah's Vertigo Sea is on display until April 10, 2016. I recommend that you give yourself the time to sit through the entire showings of the two videos, starting with the ground floor gallery, then the one upstairs. It is just an astonishing experience.

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Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1PX

Since 1844

Art Gallery, Museum, Exhibition, Eating and Drinking, Shop, Collections, Educational Programs, Family Programs, School Programs, Events, Talks and Lectures, Workshops, Drawing School, Artists, Venue Hire, Paintings & Cultural Gift Shop

Free Admission: Under 16s, SGS, UoB, BOVTS & UWE Students - National Art Pass holders are entitled to 50% off entry to exhibitions at the RWA - They have its own collection of fine art which it displays in exhibitions throughout the year

Registration 3567088

Price: Adult Full Price £6.95, Adult Full Price without donation £6.25, Concessions £4.95 & Concessions without donation £4.45

Tue - Sat 10.00 am - 6.00 pm Sun 11.00 am - 5.00 pm Mon Closed

I really enjoyed each of the four parts of this exhibition. Paintings by the Newlyn school 'Into the fields'. 'Rural life' a fantastic choice of photographs from a long and committed project by James Ravilious, on North Devon. 2 contemporary artists Peter Randall-Page and Kate MccGwire create sculpture and mixed media pieces ( MccGuire uses feathers in a lavish and disarming way). Alongside these works appear poems by primary school children who have been imaginatively drawn into the ideas.

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