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A event on Saturday 14th August. The event starts at 18:30.

How do Frank Bowling’s paintings make you feel? Join us for a day of intimate and interactive events, inviting visitors to explore the artist’s work using your senses, imagination and memory, whilst making new connections. How Do You Feel? has been devised by Gaylene Gould of The Space To Come in collaboration with dance theatre practitioner Raquel Meseguer, Arnolfini, and a range of artists, writers and guest speakers. This relaxed event has been designed to create new, accessible ways to explore visual art.

Improvised Rest
Hosted by Raquel Meseguer

Join us for an intimate evening event where visitors are welcomed in to the galleries to experience artist Frank Bowling’s paintings in a restful, relaxing environment either sitting, lying down, or resting as you wish, within the gallery. Visitors will be joined by musician, Jamie McCarthy who will interpret different paintings through improvised responses, inspired by Bowling’s own improvisatory painting techniques. You are invited to explore and enjoy the artwork in a new way, whilst sharing in the experience of relaxing and resting together within a public space.

Yoga mats and bean bags will be provided or feel free to bring your own.
Concessionary tickets are available for anyone aged 24 or under / Refugees and Asylum Seekers / Disabled Persons.

Session One
6.30- 7.30pm

Session Two

Please note for all events that our team will continue to wear face coverings and we ask you do so too, particularly to consider those who have disabilities or are clinically vulnerable .For more information on how we are welcoming visitors to the building in relation to Covid please see

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