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Opening Times

Entrance to the building and the galleries is completely free, making Arnolfini an ideal place to spend some time whether you've just got a few minutes or a few hours to spare.


Closed for Installation

Coming soon:

Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

Wednesday 27 September – Sunday 24 December 2017

Please check our what's on page for full details of forthcoming events and exhibitions.



Monday: Closed (Open Bank Holiday Mondays 11am - 6pm)

Tuesday - Sunday: 11am – 6pm

Café Bar: 

On Friday 22 September, the Cafe Bar reopens under new management: Bristol Beer Factory at Arnolfini.

The Café Bar will therefore be closed on 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 September for a quick freshen up and refurb.


Bristol Beer Factory at Arnolfini opening hours:

Monday: 10am – 10.30pm

Tuesday: 10am – 10.30pm

Wednesday: 10am – 10.30pm

Thursday: 10am – 11.00pm

Friday: 10am – 11.00pm

Saturday: 10am – 11.00pm

Sunday: 10am – 10.30pm


On occasion opening hours are subject to change from the above – please call Arnolfini’s box office on 0117 917 2300 ahead of your visit to avoid any possible inconvenience.











Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2017 Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2017
Wednesday 20 September 2017 to Friday 22 September 2017, 18:00 to 22:00

£8-10 Book

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