Welcome to The Friends of Bristol Art Gallery, the support group for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG). The Friends also support the purchase and conservation of works of art for M Shed. Friends’ subscriptions play a crucial role in helping the galleries acquire works of all types and periods – Sir Terry Frost’s Orchard Tambourines left, was purchased by The Friends for the Art Gallery in 2000.
At the Museums: Current Exhibitions
24 October 2015—13 March 2016 Death: the human experience:
Explore the human response to death through objects & stories from across the world and closer to home, from ancient times to modern practices. Further details about this exhibition soon. Image courtesy of BMAG.
Exhibitions at M Shed:
June – February 2016: You Make Bristol What It Is…Green
M Shed tells the story of Bristol and its unique place in the world. To celebrate Bristol’s status as European Green Capital M Shed is highlighting ten people and organisations who have contributed to Bristol’s green agenda. Having invited nominations from organisations across the city, the display will represent the broad spectrum of Green activity in Bristol.
18 July—1 November 2015
Nature, Camera Action! The secrets of making incredible wildlife films. The deepest oceans, the coldest continents, the most fearsome animals – wildlife film-makers and photographers face it all in pursuit of the perfect shot. Photo John-Downer-Productions
(Updated 28 September 2015).