Royal West of England Academy

Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PX
1 Whiteladies Road Avon England BS8 GB
0117 973 51290117 973 5129

The Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is England’s only regional Royal Academy of Art and an established venue for the fine arts. It embraces an artistic awareness of the widest nature, the exhibition programme provides a showcase for one-person and mixed exhibitions in a variety of media, attracting large numbers of visitors nationwide. It is housed within an outstanding Grade II* listed building, boasting beautiful top-lit galleries and an extensive permanent fine art collection.

The Academy is situated in the academic heart of Bristol at the Clifton Triangle opposite the Victoria Rooms.

Facilities: The RWA has disabled access through its main entrance and level access to the cafe and shop on the Ground Floor. There is lift access to the Main Galleries on the First Floor as well as access to the Long Gallery and accessible toilet on the Lower Ground Floor. The Cube and Fedden Gallery are both fully accessible via a smaller internal lift. Please feel free to ask for assistance upon arrival, should you require it. Their Front of House staff and volunteers are more than happy to assist you during your visit to us. Please contact the Front of House team who will be pleased to discuss any aspect of accessibility with you – call 0117 973 5129.

Opening Times: Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm

Costs: Adults £5 inc. gift aid
Concessions £3.50 inc. gift aid
Under 16s, University of Bristol, UWE and SGS students FREE

Some exhibitions are free, visit the website for information

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