Press Releases

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  • FOREST : WAKE THIS GROUND

    Wednesday, 23rd March 2022

    Arnolfini celebrate the multitude of interconnected layers existing above and below the forest floor in this group exhibition of international and intergenerational artists, writers, filmmakers and composers, including Rodrigo Arteaga, Mark Garry, Alma Heikkilä, Eva Jospin, Jumana Manna, Zakiya McKenzie, David Nash, Maria Nepomuceno, John Newling, Rosa Nguyen, Ben Rivers, Ai Weiwei and Hildegard Westerkamp.

    Exhibition dates are 9 July to 2 October 2022.

  • Donna Huanca | CUEVA DE COPAL

    Thursday, 16th December 2021

    Arnolfini are excited to present a new and immersive site-specific installation by interdisciplinary artist Donna Huanca, encompassing painting, sculpture, performance, choreography, video and sensory interventions, all based around her exploration of the human body.

    Exhibition dates are 5 February to 29 May 2022

  • BHARTI KHER | AT ARNOLFINI AUTUMN 2022

    Tuesday, 7th December 2021

    Autumn 2022 at Arnolfini sees internationally renowned artist Bharti Kher return to the South West with a major solo exhibition, including new work, following her successful show at Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 2019 to 2020.

    Exhibition dates 22 October 2022 to 29 January 2023

  • PAULA REGO | AT ARNOLFINI IN 2022

    Wednesday, 24th November 2021

    Unarguably one of the most important figurative artists of her generation, Arnolfini welcome you to venture into the extraordinary imagination of Paula Rego with an exhibition featuring over 70 prints from across the artist’s extensive career.

    Exhibition dates are 5 February to 29 May 2022

  • POLLY BRADEN | HOLDING THE BABY

    Monday, 22nd November 2021

    Arnolfini welcome Polly Braden | Holding the Baby; a portrait of the strength and resilience of single parent families facing austerity.

    Exhibition dates 19 February to 12 June 2022.

  • How Do You Feel?

    Thursday, 12th August 2021

    How Do You Feel? has been devised by Gaylene Gould of The Space to Come in collaboration with dance theatre practitioner Raquel Meseguer, Arnolfini, and a range of artists, writers and guest speakers. This relaxed event has been designed to create new, accessible ways to explore visual art.

  • COMING UP FOR AIR: STEPHEN GILL – A RETROSPECTIVE

    In Autumn 2021 Arnolfini will celebrate over thirty years of extraordinary practice from Bristol-born photographer Stephen Gill.

  • ARNOLFINI’S HEALTH AND WELLBEING EXHIBITION PROGRAMME MAY 2021

    Thursday, 6th May 2021

    Arnolfini, Bristol’s international centre of contemporary arts, has announced their Winter 2020/2021 exhibition programme as part of a focus on health and wellbeing.

  • FRANK BOWLING AT ARNOLFINI | 3 JULY – 26 SEPTEMBER 2021

    Thursday, 18th February 2021

    Arnolfini are delighted to announce a major exhibition with pioneering painter Sir Frank Bowling as part of their 60th anniversary celebrations in 2021.

  • JO SPENCE AND A PICTURE OF HEALTH AT ARNOLFINI

    Thursday, 28th January 2021

    A major respective of the work of Jo Spence alongside A Picture of Health, a collection of women photographers, both taken from the Hyman Collection.

  • KEIKO HIGASHI JOINS ARNOLFINI AS ENGAGEMENT PRODUCER

    Tuesday, 4th August 2020

    Keiko Higashi has been appointed as Engagement Producer at Arnolfini, Bristol’s international centre for contemporary art.

  • ARNOLFINI REOPENS WITH HASSAN HAJJAJ: THE PATH

    Tuesday, 28th July 2020

    After such a long time in the planning then delay by Covid-19 lockdown, we are delighted to reopen Arnolfini with Hassan Hajjaj: The Path from the brilliant, unique talent that is Hassan Hajjaj.

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