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Arnolfini

16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, England
+44 117 917 2300
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This gallery is very lovely indeed and it's wonderful that it is free. Staff are super helpful in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SARIMA_O
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London, United Kingdom
Not to everyone’s tastes!

My wife and myself spent today visiting old friends in Bristol and our hosts took us to see the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
stevebG6121BX
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London, United Kingdom
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In a fantastic waterside location at the heart of Bristol's harbourside, Arnolfini is one of Europe's leading centres for the contemporary arts, presenting innovative, experimental work in the visual arts, performance, dance, film, music and events, accompanied by a programme of educational activities. Sitting on the quayside with a drink on a summer evening is a quintessentially Bristol experience. Arnolfini's cafe bar serves a menu of fresh, locally sourced food and fairtrade tea and coffee.
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This gallery is very lovely indeed and it's wonderful that it is free. Staff are super helpful in pointing out exhibitions etc. and other important info. It's something to do that won't cost a dime and a very enjoyable experience, I would definitely recommend!

Thank SARIMA_O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and myself spent today visiting old friends in Bristol and our hosts took us to see the Grayson Perry Exhibition on 3 floors of the Arnolfini Centre. There was no entry fee (just a pound for the event flyer) which may (partially) account...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very unusual art collection by the famous Grayson Perry. Very inspiring and thought provoking. Some highly amusing pieces. Well worth a visit

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 15 December 2017

My husband and I travelled to Bristol Arnolfini to see the Grayson Perry exhibition. What an experience. We were totally absorbed in the pieces on display, we had a great conversation with the young lady who was in charge of 'Nowhere Man'. Her passion for...More

Thank Kim R
ArnolfiniGallery, Visitor Experience Team at Arnolfini, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Hi Kim, Thank you so much for your kind review of our Grayson Perry exhibition. We are so glad to hear that you had a stimulating conversation with one of our gallery stewards about 'Nowhere Man' - all of our stewards are volunteers, and we...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

nice cafe i had quiche with onion and cheese for lunch the gallery was very nice very interesting exhibitionMore

Thank olga_kolina
ArnolfiniGallery, Visitor Experience Assistant at Arnolfini, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Olga, Thank you so much for your kind review of the Cafe Bar and exhibition, we're so glad that you enjoyed both your lunch and the show so much. Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit, Grayson Perry is...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a wonderful exhibition that showcases amazing talent in a variety of forms. There is a film to watch of the artist speaking to Brits up and down the country that is best watched in advance of the exhibition as it does explain a...More

Thank happyholsforever
ArnolfiniGallery, Visitor Experience Assistant at Arnolfini, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review of our Grayson Perry exhibition, we're so glad that you enjoyed it so much and that you found the documentary enhanced your enjoyment of the work. We hope to welcome you back soon - our current...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Really thought provoking exhibition. Loved the medium and the explanations but what pulled it all together were the short films. Loved it and looking forward to going back to explore further.More

Thank TracyMW
ArnolfiniGallery, Visitor Experience Team at Arnolfini, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review of our Grayson Perry exhibition, we're so glad that you enjoyed it and found that the films enhanced your experience of the work. It would be lovely to see you again soon - our exhibition is...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Was just looking for something to fill in a couple of hours. I am not from the UK and hadn’t heard of Grayson Perry but I loved this exhibition so much. So wonderful to see such art so well displayed and with so much meaningful...More

Thank Cassowary
ArnolfiniGallery, Visitor Experience Assistant at Arnolfini, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review of our Grayson Perry exhibition, we're so glad that you enjoyed it so much and that you found the information about the work so meaningful and informative. It's always great to hear feedback about the presentation...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

So impressed with the Grayson Perry exhibition. Really refreshing to see modern art that not only looks impressive but has such a strong meaning too.More

Thank BennjyBoy
ArnolfiniGallery, Visitor Experience Team at Arnolfini, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Hello, Thanks very much for your kind review of our Grayson Perry exhibition and for taking the time to tell us about your visit. We're really glad that you enjoyed the exhibition so much and found that you connected with the meanings behind the work...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

Went to see the Grayson Perry exhibition. Excellent and very thought provoking. Went late Sunday when it was not too crowded.More

Thank rogpainter
ArnolfiniGallery, Visitor Experience Assistant at Arnolfini, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hello, Thanks very much for your kind review of our Grayson Perry exhibition and for taking the time to tell us about your visit, any feedback is very much appreciated. We're so glad that you enjoyed the exhibition so much and especially that it was...More

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Hugh K
5 November 2017|
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Response from ArnolfiniArts | Property representative |
Hi Hugh, I hope you did indeed come along on Sunday 5th November to visit us! For future reference, Arnolfini Gallery is open Tuesdays - Sundays from 11am - 6pm (closed Mondays). Please be aware that on Christmas Eve 2017... More
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Hugh K
5 November 2017|
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Response from ArnolfiniArts | Property representative |
Hi Hugh, I hope you did indeed come along on Sunday 5th November to visit us! For future reference, Arnolfini Gallery is open Tuesdays - Sundays from 11am - 6pm (closed Mondays). Please be aware that on Christmas Eve 2017... More
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