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Today Monday 24 April 2017

Basim Magdy: Advice for the Young and the Seekers of Sanity

Basim Magdy: Advice for the Young and the Seekers of Sanity

Friday 14 April 2017 to Sunday 18 June 2017, 15:00

Free

An offsite work, Advice for the Young and the Seekers of Sanity, 2012, is presented on Big Screen Bristol in Millennium Square.
Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned For a Century of New Beginnings

Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned For a Century of New Beginnings

Friday 14 April 2017 to Sunday 18 June 2017, 11:00 to 18:00

Free

Arnolfini presents The Stars Were Aligned For a Century of New Beginnings, the first UK solo exhibition by Egyptian artist Basim Magdy.
Mary Paterson

Mary Paterson

Friday 31 March 2017 to Sunday 25 June 2017, 11:00 to 18:00

Free

Our writer-in-residence has written a text on the walls of our basement, themed around the idea of movement in public space.

More forthcoming events

Anathema

Anathema

Friday 28 April 2017, 18:30 to 21:00

Free

A new reading series for experimental poetry and performance curated by Bristol-based Moot Press, Hesterglock Press and Sad Press.
We Are Family

We Are Family

Saturday 29 April 2017, 13:00 to 16:00

Free

Make your own film collages inspired by Basim Magdy
Kagemusha Taiko present Pulse & Roll

Kagemusha Taiko present Pulse & Roll

Sunday 30 April 2017, 19:00 to 21:30

£20 Book

In 2017, Kagemusha Taiko presents its new stage show "Pulse & Roll". Featuring a combination of brand-new material and reworked classics, this group features a line-up of unprecedented experience and ...
Brian Dillon, 'Essayism'

Brian Dillon, 'Essayism'

Wednesday 03 May 2017, 18:30 to 19:30

£6/£4 (Free for UWE staff and students with ID) Book

Writer and critic Brian Dillon discusses the essay as an expanded artistic practice. Presented in collaboration with the Art Writers Programme and UWE Fine Art.
Architecture Centre Talk: Riba House Of The Year: Richard Murphy

Architecture Centre Talk: Riba House Of The Year: Richard Murphy

Wednesday 10 May 2017, 18:30 to 20:00

£7/£5 concs Book

Richard Murphy talks about his award-winning house, ‘a quarter Soane, a quarter Scarpa, a quarter eco-house and a quarter Wallace and Gromit’, and his forthcoming book.
‘We Human Creatures       Must Find our Match in Scale’

‘We Human Creatures Must Find our Match in Scale’

Thursday 11 May 2017, 18:30 to 20:00

£6/£4 (Free for UWE staff and students with ID) Book

A performative reading by the award-winning writer Maria Fusco, presented in collaboration with the Art Writers Programme and UWE Fine Art.
Young People's Festival of Ideas: Activism

Young People's Festival of Ideas: Activism

Wednesday 17 May 2017, 19:00 to 20:30

Free

The third Young People's Festival of Ideas event this year examines the rise of activism. How effective is it in the current political climate? Is there an increase in young people becoming ...
Family Storytelling

Family Storytelling

Thursday 18 May 2017, 10:30 to 11:30

Free

Storyteller Liz Hague will take you on a magical journey to future worlds and imagined places.
A number of (non) essential ideas for (resisting) understanding the work of Basim Magdy; and the world.

A number of (non) essential ideas for (resisting) understanding the work of Basim Magdy; and the world.

Thursday 18 May 2017, 18:30 to 20:00

£6/£4 Book

A selection of further films by Basim Magdy, introduced by critic, broadcaster and programmer Tara Judah.
Educators CPD evening: Contemporary Art in the Classroom

Educators CPD evening: Contemporary Art in the Classroom

Thursday 25 May 2017, 17:00 to 20:00

Free

Join us for an evening of free, informal CPD, all educators are welcome, both for those working in formal and informal education. This session will include creative activities that could be used ...
Lates: Afrometropolis Live

Lates: Afrometropolis Live

Friday 26 May 2017, 18:00 to 12:00

£8/£6 Book

Join us for the first instalment of Arnolfini lates, a series of immersive artist takeovers. Experience out of hours access to the exhibition alongside music, film and performative happenings across ...
Bring Your Baby Tour

Bring Your Baby Tour

Tuesday 06 June 2017, 10:30 to 11:30

£3 per adult Book

A special gallery tour designed for parents and carers to explore the exhibition in an environment that welcomes babies.
Neither one thing or another

Neither one thing or another

Thursday 08 June 2017, 18:30 to 20:30

£6/£4 Book

Two new commissions by the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017 winners, Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek are touring nationwide, coming to Arnolfini 8 June. The screening includes a Q&A by artist Lawrence Lek.
Architecture Centre Talk: Diorama: Caruso St John

Architecture Centre Talk: Diorama: Caruso St John

Wednesday 14 June 2017, 18:30 to 20:00

£7/£5 concs Book

Peter St John talks about recent projects including Newport Street Art Gallery for Damien Hirst, winner of the RIBA Stirling Prize building of the year 2016.
Punjabtronix

Punjabtronix

Sunday 16 July 2017, 20:00 to 23:00

£15 Book

Mercury nominated electronic music producer DJ Swami joins forces with Punjabi folk musicians to create an innovative musical and visual experience, combining cutting edge electronic beats with the ...
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Monday 24 April 2017

Galleries Closed

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Cafe 10am-6pm

Reading Room Closed