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With our friends at Spike Island we invite you to Bristol Art Night on Friday 4 February for a preview of the exhibitions opening at both galleries.

Between 6pm to 8pm be the first to visit new Spike Island exhibitions Candice Lin: Pigs and Poison and Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer with Oba: Nosferasta.

From 7pm to 9pm Arnolfini welcome you to Paula Rego : Subversive Stories and Donna Huanca : CUEVA DE COPAL.

Admission to both previews is free, with no need to book. It’s around a 10-minute walk between Arnolfini and Spike Island.

For further details of each exhibition, please follow the links below.

We all look forward to welcoming you to Bristol’s Art Night and would love to see your pictures from the evening, please tag @SpikeIsland and @ArnolfiniArts in your socials.

Paula Rego : Subversive Stories
Venture into the extraordinary imagination of Dame Paula Rego RA, one of the leading figurative artists of our generation, creating an opportunity for visitors to explore the artist’s rich and imaginative world. Until 29 May 2022


Donna Huanca : CUEVA DE COPAL
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. Until 29 May 2022


Candice Lin: Pigs and Poison is a major new commission by LA-based artist Candice Lin that expands her ongoing research into marginalised histories, colonial legacies and the materials that link them.  Until 8 May 2022.


Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer with Oba: Nosferasta is the first iteration of a Rastafarian vampire film by Brooklyn-based filmmakers Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer with Oba, a Trinidadian artist and musician based in Brooklyn.  Until 8 May 2022.