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  • Family

    Family Guide | Hassan Hajjaj: The Path

    Thursday, 30th July 2020 to Sunday, 1st November 2020, 12:00 to 17:00 | Free

    Families are very welcome at Arnolfini and we have put together a Family Guide around Hassan Hajjaj: The Path, with fun activities to do either in the gallery or later at home.

  • HASSAN HAJJAJ | THE PATH

    Thursday, 30th July 2020 to Sunday, 1st November 2020, 12:00 to 17:00 | Free entry. Exhibition slots bookable in advance.

    With an exuberant melee of colours, patterns, appropriated brand logos and found objects, Hassan Hajjaj’s The Path is an exploration of global culture across continents through the unique lens of acclaimed Moroccan-British photographer.

  • Art and Wellbeing at Arnolfini

    Monday, 3rd August 2020 to Wednesday, 30th September 2020, 12:00 to 22:00 | Free

    Arnolfini is delighted to launch a new partnership with art and health professionals creativeShift, Fresh Arts, UWE Bristol and BCC Culture team to promote the resources they’ve designed to help people connect with the healing power of creativity.

  • UWE Professorial Lectures | Carinna Parraman

    Monday, 3rd August 2020 to Tuesday, 1st September 2020, 12:00 to 20:15 | Free

    Carinna Parraman will be talking about the relationship of human vision and material appearance, and the illusory impact of colour, tone and line in pictures. 

  • Family

    We Are Family Summer Workshops | Paper Weaving

    Thursday, 13th August 2020, 13:00 to 16:15 | Each workshop is 1 hour, 15 minutes. Places are limited to allow for social distancing, so must be booked in advance, thank you. Age guidance 5+ | £2 per child (adults go free)

    Drawing on the colours and designs of Ghanaian textiles, Let’s Make Art will guide each child in making their own stylish, woven wall hanging with handmade tassels and decoration.

  • Family

    We Are Family Summer Workshops | DIY Babouche Slippers

    Thursday, 20th August 2020, 13:00 to 16:15 | Each workshop is 1 hour, 15 minutes. Places are limited to allow for social distancing, so must be booked in advance - - link to follow shortly - thank you. Age guidance 5+ | £2 per child (adults go free)

    Join Let’s Make Art to make a simply stitched pair of Moroccan slippers and decorate with brightly coloured pom poms and felt shapes.

  • Family

    We Are Family Summer Workshops | Paper Jackets

    Thursday, 27th August 2020, 13:00 to 16:15 | Each workshop is 1 hour, 15 minutes. Places are limited to allow for social distancing, so must be booked in advance - link to follow shortly - thank you. Age guidance 5+ | £2 per child (adults go free)

    Hassan Hajjaj’s artworks are characterised by an explosion of colour, pattern and appropriated brand logos. At this workshop Let’s Make Art invite children to emulate and compliment his style by doing the same.

  • Chantal Joffe | For Esme – with Love and Squalor

    Thursday, 3rd September 2020 to Sunday, 22nd November 2020, 12:00 to 17:00 | Free entry. Exhibition slots bookable in advance.

    Recognised as one of Britain’s foremost painters, Joffe explores the intimate act of painting and portraiture, bringing back to life Arnolfini’s rich history of exhibiting pioneering painters.

  • Bristol Open Doors Presents Hidden Bristol

    Friday, 11th September 2020 to Sunday, 13th September 2020, 08:00 to 20:00

    Uncover the city’s secrets, guided by the people who know Bristol best. Listen to local legends as they help you on your journey, from ship captains to graffiti artists, historians to craft brewers.

Coming soon

  • Stephen Gill

    Date tbc | Spring 2021

    In Spring 2021 Arnolfini will be celebrating over thirty years of extraordinary practice from Bristol-born photographer Stephen Gill, drawing together new previously un-exhibited work, alongside works from other iconic series.

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