Past Exhibitions


RBSA Portrait Prize

The art of portraiture dates back at least 5,000 years to ancient Egypt and, up until the invention of photography, was the only way to capture a person’s likeness. Throughout…
A man sits in a room full of objects

Nature and Nurture

This exhibition showcases work by the late sculptor Tom Millard RBSA and practising artist Melanie Keevil. Tom gained his inspiration from the natural world in all its forms and changing…
two ceramic sculptures

RBSA Candidates Exhibition

As a member organisation, the RBSA is always seeking to induct new artists into the Society.  To facilitate this, the Gallery hosts the RBSA Candidates Exhibition every April. Artists can…

RBSA Print Prize

The RBSA Print Prize is a biennale exhibition, which celebrates all forms of print making and supports artists from across the UK and further afield.  With a significant number of…
Abstract screenprint of colourful overlapping shapes

Enamel Matters

Enamel Matters is a showcase of work by members of the British Society of Enamellers. The exhibition seeks to promote and celebrate the work of BSE members who work in…
A pink enamel brooch

RBSA Friends Exhibition

The annual RBSA Friends Exhibition gives artists starting their membership journey with the RBSA the opportunity to exhibit work in the Gallery. With the Friends scheme having been in existence…
Painting of a woman in a cafe by the window

RBSA Annual Exhibition

Taking place over all three floors of the Gallery, the RBSA Annual Exhibition can be traced back throughout the 200 year history of the RBSA. All Members and Associates of…
Abstract painting in blues