The Royal West Academy of England (RWA) is England’s only regional Royal Academy of Art. RWA showcases national and international visual art, featuring today’s foremost artists, including Royal Academicians, alongside great artists from the past, with the aim of inspiring and nurturing creative talent today.



  • Shaping a Happy Academy – RWA BristolShaping a Happy Academy - RWA Bristol
    Royal West of England Academy, Shaping a Happy Academy, Autumn 2013 to present Founded over 150 years ago, the Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is one of Britain’s four Academies of Art, housed in a magnificent Grade 2* listed purpose-built Art Gallery. As a much-loved institution at the historic heart of Bristol, there is immense potential for the RWA to ...