What's On

  • STILL I RISE: FEMINISMS, GENDER, RESISTANCE - ACT 3

    STILL I RISE: FEMINISMS, GENDER, RESISTANCE - ACT 3

    Saturday 14 September 2019 to Sunday 15 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

    PERFORMANCE | LET US DANCE

    Sunday 15 September 2019 to Sunday 15 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 …

  • INSTALLATION | KAMEELAH JANAN-RASHEED - HOW TO SUFFER POLITELY (AND OTHER ETIQUETTE)

    INSTALLATION | KAMEELAH JANAN-RASHEED - HOW TO SUFFER POLITELY (AND OTHER ETIQUETTE)

    Friday 11 October 2019 to Sunday 15 December 2019, 11:00 to 18:00
    Free

    IN BETWEEN TIME SUMMIT 2019 | ‘Kameelah Janan Rasheed deliver(s) public messages like bee stings.’ (Louis Bury, Hyperallergic)

  • PERFORMANCE | CONTRA

    PERFORMANCE | CONTRA

    Friday 18 October 2019 to Saturday 19 October 2019, 20:30 to 22:00
    £12/£10 + BF → Book

    CIRCUS CITY FESTIVAL 2019 | Contra interrogates social, historical and personal occupations of the female body and explores – literally – where such bodies are positioned and how we are meant to …

  • WORKSHOP | ZINE MAKING

    WORKSHOP | ZINE MAKING

    Saturday 19 October 2019, 14:00 to 17:00

    SOLD OUT  Book

    Zinester Sophie Sherwood will share with you the art of creating this classic, low-fi, DIY form of publication. They will be bringing zines from their own collections to share with and inspire you.

  • STORYTELLING | S. BEAR BERGMAN - THE WHOLE QUEER STORY

    STORYTELLING | S. BEAR BERGMAN - THE WHOLE QUEER STORY

    Wednesday 23 October 2019, 19:30 to 22:00
    £12 + BF → Book

    “Witty, interesting, tough and tender.” (Lamda Literary) – Laugh, cry, be welcomed! Family stories that anyone can enjoy and relate to, and that LGBTQ+ people will cherish their own reflections in.

  • TALK | HOMES FOR THE FUTURE

    TALK | HOMES FOR THE FUTURE

    Thursday 24 October 2019, 18:30 to 20:00
    £12 / £10 / £5 + BF → Book

    Presented by Architecture Centre | What will our future homes look like? Join us for this lively discussion on the future of housing.

  • PERFORMANCE | UNCANNY VALLEY GIRL

    PERFORMANCE | UNCANNY VALLEY GIRL

    Friday 25 October 2019 to Saturday 26 October 2019, 19:30 to 21:30
    £12/10 → Book

    Hardware. Software. Wetware. Witness a cyborg goddess, and confront your ultimate fear – the rising up of the feminine body.

  • WE ARE FAMILY | BIG DRAW 2019 - DRAWN TO LIFE

    WE ARE FAMILY | BIG DRAW 2019 - DRAWN TO LIFE

    Tuesday 29 October 2019, 11:00 to 15:00
    Free

    In partnership with Arnolfini and UWE Drawing and Print as part of the world’s largest drawing festival: The Big Draw 2019.

  • WE ARE FAMILY | I'M BITTER ABOUT GLITTER WORKSHOP

    WE ARE FAMILY | I'M BITTER ABOUT GLITTER WORKSHOP

    Saturday 02 November 2019, 13:00 to 15:00
    £2/£1 → Book

    Arnolfini invites you to join Liz Clarke & Company for this anarchic workshop with your family; and Banish the Beigester (or smash the patriarchy) with us!

  • TALKS | MANDEM: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM LOOK LIKE?

    TALKS | MANDEM: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM LOOK LIKE?

    Tuesday 05 November 2019, 19:00 to 22:00
    £6/5 + BF → Book

    Supported by Arnolfini: MANDEM and Afrika Eye present an insightful discussion on the future of the journalism industry and the importance of authentic representation and diversity within the sector.

  • WORKSHOPS | EAST BRISTOL CONTEMPORARY NIGHT SCHOOL TERM V

    WORKSHOPS | EAST BRISTOL CONTEMPORARY NIGHT SCHOOL TERM V

    Wednesday 06 November 2019 to Wednesday 11 December 2019, 18:40 to 20:25
    £70 – £95

    EBC returns for another term of Night School – artist led workshops, talks and one-to-ones for artists looking to develop their practice.

  • PERFORMANCE | WAYS TO SUBMIT

    PERFORMANCE | WAYS TO SUBMIT

    Friday 08 November 2019, 19:30 to 21:00
    £12/10 → Book

    Ways To Submit invites you in to a fantasy, a game, a performance, a fight: a series of duets in which power is at work.

  • BOOKSHOP | SARAH BODMAN: READ WITH ME

    BOOKSHOP | SARAH BODMAN: READ WITH ME

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

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

  • TALKS | THEY LIVE: A CULTURAL AND VISUAL AWAKENING

    TALKS | THEY LIVE: A CULTURAL AND VISUAL AWAKENING

    Wednesday 27 November 2019, 19:00 to 21:00
    £15/13 → Book

    Join The West of England Design Forum to pay homage to the counterculture classic They Live.

  • WE ARE FAMILY | PROTEST BANNERS WITH FEMINIST ARCHIVE SOUTH

    WE ARE FAMILY | PROTEST BANNERS WITH FEMINIST ARCHIVE SOUTH

    Sunday 08 December 2019, 13:00 to 16:00
    Free

    Bring your family together to make your own protest banners with Feminist Archive South’s Education Coordinator, Ellie O’Connell and artist Bryony Gillard.