Today's opening hours Gallery closed Café: Tuesday to Saturday: 10am–5pm, Sunday: 10am–4pm

Open Studios 2022

Open Studios 2022

Candice Lin, Pigs and Poison exhibition opening at Spike Island, Bristol (2020). Photograph by Paul Samuel White

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Explore the working environments of hundreds of artists, designers and creative businesses at Spike Island. This family friendly weekend includes exhibitions, events, demonstrations, art work for sale, and street food by some of Bristol’s best traders.

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Friday 29 April Schedule:

      6–9pm
    • Explore our exhibitions and artists' studios
      6.30–8.30pm
    • UWE Fine Art Students Performances
      7–7.15pm
    • Harriet Bowman and Lily Frances experimental readings
      7.30–8.30pm
    • Hat Fidkin & Jocelyn Brett "Loop"

Saturday 30 April Schedule:

      11am–5pm
    • Explore our exhibitions and artists' studios
      11am–5pm
    • Art In Motion, "Selfie: Self-Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine"
      11am–1pm
    • I AM MAKING ART workshop with textile artist Annie Brennan
      2–2.15pm
    • Harriet Bowman and Lily Frances experimental readings
      2–4pm
    • James Bragg, "Mindscape" VR experience
      3–4pm
    • Jenny Cashmore, "Not much room" immersive film screening in the Spike Island Associates Space

Sunday 1 May Schedule:

      11am–5pm
    • Explore our exhibitions and artists' studios
      11am–5pm
    • Art In Motion, "Selfie: Self-Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine"
      12pm–4pm
    • UWE Fine Art Students Art Market
      2–2.15pm
    • Harriet Bowman and Lily Frances experimental readings
      2.30–3.30pm
    • Katy Connor, "Growing Liveable World" illustrated talk
      3.30–4pm
    • Conway & Young, "Milk Report Bar" performance reading

Monday 2 May Schedule:

      12–4pm
    • Explore our exhibitions and artists' studios
      12–4pm
    • Art In Motion, "Selfie: Self-Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine"
      12–2pm
    • Tom Stockley, "Pop Up Punk Poetry"
      12.30–1pm
    • Jocelyn Brett, "Dancing With Molly" performance
      2–2.15pm
    • Harriet Bowman and Lily Frances experimental readings