What's On

  • Still I Rise: Feminisms, gender, resistance – Act 3

    Saturday, 14th September 2019 to Sunday, 15th December 2019, 11:00 to 18:00

    Open Tuesday - Sunday, closed on Mondays.

    Free

    A large-scale exhibition of international artists, highlighting the experiences of women and celebrating their triumphs – and showing how the struggle for liberation is ongoing and hard-won.

  • PERFORMANCE | LET US DANCE

    Sunday, 15th September 2019 to Sunday, 15th December 2019, 12:00 to 16:00

    Free

    Every Sunday through Still I Rise, Arnolfini’s galleries will be transformed into a platform for groups of young, female street dancers – taking ownership of a space they are usually denied, in Young …

  • BOOKSHOP | SARAH BODMAN: READ WITH ME

    Thursday, 14th November 2019, 18:00 to 19:00

    Free

    Arnolfini Bookshop is delighted to host book artist Sarah Bodman for an experiment in automatic drawing.

  • SYMPOSIUM | BREUER IN BRISTOL

    Saturday, 16th November 2019, 09:00 to 17:00

    £30 / £15 → Book

    A one day symposium at Arnolfini exploring the Bauhaus’s impact on Bristol open to everyone who has an interest in design.

  • SCREENING | TOWER XYZ – AYO AKINGBADE

    Saturday, 16th November 2019, 11:00 to 18:00

    Free

    Ayo Akingbade’s 2016 work examines gentrification and social cleansing in contemporary London. Each Saturday, the Still I Rise screening programme shares a work of video art or film that profiles themes of feminisms, gender, and resistance through the moving image.

  • WORKSHOP | NOW OR NEVER TASTER SESSION #1

    Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 18:00 to 20:00

    Free → Book

    Now or Never, Arnolfini’s creative studio, is looking for new people to join our collective. If you are aged 15-18 to join us in making new artworks.

  • PERFORMANCE | A TWENTY-FOUR HOUR TRUCE

    Saturday, 23rd November 2019, 19:30 to 21:00

    Free → Book

    In 1980s Bristol, a group of men came together to talk about sexism. What they gained from it, how they locked women out of their ranks – and why they needed to dismantle it. In this performance, Albert Potrony brings to life the fierce debate between anti-sexist men and feminists of the era.