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This week


Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 14 December 2018, 10–11am

Activities Led by artist Éilis Kirby, these monthly sessions in Spike Island Café are for under fives and their carers. Come play with colour, shape, texture and learn easy ways to create, using simple methods and materials. The gallery opens early ... Read more →

More forthcoming events


Exhibition Previews: New Eelam: Bristol and The Blazing World

Friday 18 January 2019, 6–9pm

Other events Join us for the opening night of new exhibitions by Christopher Kulendran Thomas and Mai-Thu Perret. Read more →

Christopher Kulendran Thomas <i>New Eelam</i> (2018) in collaboration with Annika Kuhlmann. Installation view: <I>I Was Raised on the Internet</i>, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Courtesy the artist

Exhibition: Christopher Kulendran ThomasNew Eelam: Bristol

19 January to 24 March 2019

Exhibitions New Eelam originates from contemporary art’s role in reimagining cities, from styles of living to forms of labour. Read more →

Mai-Thu Perret <i>Figures</i> (2014) Performance at the Biennale of Moving Images, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland. Photograph courtesy Annik Wetter

Exhibition: Mai-Thu PerretThe Blazing World

19 January to 24 March 2019

Exhibitions Preview: Friday 18 January, 6–9pm Mai-Thu Perret’s multidisciplinary practice intertwines seemingly diverse traditions such as Modernism, the Arts and Crafts movement, and Eastern spiritualities. In 1999 Perret created The Crystal Frontier, a fictional all-women commune located in the New Mexico desert. ... Read more →

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