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Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! - Relaxed Opening

Sunday 26 November 2017, 10:00 to 11:00

Enjoy "Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!" at a relaxed early opening specially designed to be accessible for neurodiverse audiences, audiences with autism or additional needs who may find it easier to enjoy the exhibition in a calmer environment.

From 27 September until 24 December, Arnolfini will present works by Grayson Perry, one of the world’s most charismatic artists and astute commentators on contemporary society.

On the last Sunday of the months we are opening the galleries an hour early for a relaxed early opening designed to be accessible for neurodiverse audiences. Audiences are welcome to come for the early opening and stay on into the general opening hours.

Click here for a sensory guide to the exhibition.

Click here for a social story that will give you an idea of what to expect.




I would like to give more specific information about the access requirements of a member of our party. Who can I contact?

Our Visitor Experience team are available to speak to on 0117 917 2300 or by emailing - you can let them know of any information that you feel may be useful for our staff to know in order to make your visit better, or simply talk about accessibility and the event.


I don't like busy galleries, can I come to this event?

This event is specifically designed for neurodiverse audiences and their families - audiences who may not be able to attend when the gallery is very busy for reasons of sensory processing disorders, autism, or other forms of neurodiversity. Spaces are limited so please consider whether this is the event for you. If you are unsure please contact our visitor experience team on 0117 917 2300 or who will be happy to help. 


Is the exhibition always free?

Yes, the exhibition is free to visit.

Arnolfini is a registered charity so if you would like to please make a donation online by clicking here or in one of our donations boxes around the gallery. 


Is the exhibition suitable for all ages?

The exhibition is suitable for all ages. Some of the works contain nudity, which children view at parents’/carers’ discretion. For more information about Arnolfini's family programme please visit our website,


Where can I find more information about accessibility at Arnolfini?

Our website aims to provide visitors with information so that they know what to expect before their visit. You can find access information at Alternatively you can speak to our Visitor Experience team by calling 0117 917 2300 or emailing


Where can I find out more about the exhibition?

Click here to see more about the exhibition.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You can find full information on how to get to Arnolfini on our website,


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can bring along your ticket in printed or mobile form.



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