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What's On

Our Summer programme Moving targets includes a series of gigs and activities and an exhibition in Gallery 1. Building works are taking place in the other areas of the building as we work on a new relationship with UWE.

Today Sunday 28 August 2016

Rachael Clerke and The Great White Males: Cuncrete

Rachael Clerke and The Great White Males: Cuncrete

Sunday 28 August 2016, 19:30 to 20:30

£10 / £8 concs Book

A drag king punk gig about concrete architecture and idealism.
Agency : Make your Mark

Agency : Make your Mark

Saturday 13 August 2016 to Saturday 10 September 2016, 13:00 to 18:00

Free

Agency : Make your Mark is a participatory zine-making project taking place in the gallery throughout the summer at Arnolfini, conceived and facilitated by artist Rachael House.
Resist Psychic Death

Resist Psychic Death

Friday 12 August 2016 to Sunday 11 September 2016, 11:00 to 18:00

Free

An expanded exhibition inviting audiences to question and discuss the history and future of punk.
Moving Targets

Moving Targets

Saturday 30 July 2016 to Sunday 11 September 2016, 11:00 to 18:00

Free

Punk has more than one story
Gillian Wylde: The Day the World Turned Day Glo

Gillian Wylde: The Day the World Turned Day Glo

Saturday 30 July 2016 to Sunday 11 September 2016, 11:00 to 18:00

Free

A major new foyer commission as part of Moving Targets, Arnolfini's summer programme
Apathy’s a drag: Phoebe Davies with UWE BA Graphic Design

Apathy’s a drag: Phoebe Davies with UWE BA Graphic Design

Friday 29 July 2016 to Sunday 04 September 2016, 11:00 to 18:00

Free

Outdoor print commission exploring print as protest and Bristol's punk history.

More forthcoming events

Punk Band Project: adult edition

Punk Band Project: adult edition

Monday 29 August 2016, 10:00 to 18:00

£8/£6 concs Book

A day long punk-band-forming, song-writing, screaming-into-a-microphone workshop facilitated by performance maker Rachael Clerke with musician Daisy Moon.
Ballast Seed Boat Tour with Dr Talya Hackett

Ballast Seed Boat Tour with Dr Talya Hackett

Wednesday 07 September 2016, 18:45 to 20:15

£8 / £6 concs Book

Dr Talya Hackett, Food Webs at the Landscape Level leads a tour of the Ballast Seed Garden.
WEDF Talk: why words matter

WEDF Talk: why words matter

Wednesday 07 September 2016, 19:00 to 21:00

£12.00 / £10.00 concs Book

A word after a word after a word is power. But as mutterings rise of a new ‘visual generation’ and emoticons become a shorthand for emotion, is this power being diminished?
Agency : Make your Mark - Artist Session

Agency : Make your Mark - Artist Session

Saturday 10 September 2016, 11:00 to 17:00

Free

In-gallery session with artist Rachael House in two parts:
Afro-punk / She's a Punk Rocker

Afro-punk / She's a Punk Rocker

Sunday 11 September 2016, 16:00 to 18:00

£8 / £6 concessions Book

Docu-film double-bill exploring race and gender identities within the punk scene. Both films are self-directed, produced and released celebrating DIY autonomy and punk spirit.
Moving Targets / Jamaican Pulse presents: Culture Clash with Don Letts

Moving Targets / Jamaican Pulse presents: Culture Clash with Don Letts

Sunday 11 September 2016, 20:00 to 23:00

£5/£3 (£8/£6 on the door) Book

Arnolfini and RWA invite you to join us for a special CULTURE CLASH closing party with 6 Music DJ, film maker and Reggae/Punk impresario Don Letts.
Ballast Seed Boat Tour with Dr Richard Stone

Ballast Seed Boat Tour with Dr Richard Stone

Wednesday 21 September 2016, 18:45 to 20:15

£8 / £6 concs Book

Dr Richard Stone, Teaching Fellow in Early Modern History, University of Bristol leads a tour of Ballast Seed Garden.
Ballast Seed Garden: Tea Party with Heather Morison

Ballast Seed Garden: Tea Party with Heather Morison

Saturday 24 September 2016, 14:30 to 16:00

£6/ £4 under 12s / free for under 2s Book

Put on your party outfit and join Heather for a very special tea party on board the Ballast Seed Garden
Daphne Wright: Emotional Archaeology

Daphne Wright: Emotional Archaeology

Friday 30 September 2016 to Saturday 31 December 2016, 11:00 to 18:00

Free

A major solo exhibition of artist Daphne Wright, curated by Jo Lanyon.
Children's Scrapstore: Super Saturday Sample Session

Children's Scrapstore: Super Saturday Sample Session

Saturday 01 October 2016, 10:30 to 14:00

Free

Free drop in art and craft session experimenting with materials from our Artrageous shop.
Brunel's ss Great Britain: Brunel & the Bard Storytelling

Brunel's ss Great Britain: Brunel & the Bard Storytelling

Saturday 01 October 2016, 11:30 to 13:30

Free

Follow the story of Brunel as he steps into one of his Shakespeare paintings for an adventure.
Brunel Institute: Family Archive in Five

Brunel Institute: Family Archive in Five

Saturday 01 October 2016 to Thursday 27 October 2016, 12:30 to 13:30

Free

Rare and original artefacts and diaries reveal their stories in these curator-led sessions.
St George's Bristol: Bristol Classical Players 'Classical Masterpieces'

St George's Bristol: Bristol Classical Players 'Classical Masterpieces'

Saturday 01 October 2016, 19:30 to 21:00

Tickets from £10 Book

An evening of wonderful music by Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven, including a beautiful concerto for Flute and Harp at St George's Bristol
Tobacco Factory Theatres: Take It On - Mask Making

Tobacco Factory Theatres: Take It On - Mask Making

Monday 03 October 2016, 16:15 to 17:45

£6

Make your own mask and learn how to use it!
Arnolfini: The Unknown Adventure Bureau

Arnolfini: The Unknown Adventure Bureau

Tuesday 04 October 2016, 10:30 to 11:30

Free

Come on a rollercoaster journey of storytelling with Katie Storer and Simon Panrucker.
Events and Exhibitions
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Sunday 28 August 2016

Galleries 11am-6pm

Shop 11am-6pm

Cafe 10am-7pm

Reading Room  Closed