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Visit our Bristol home to enjoy exhibitions, workshops, talks, film screenings and many other events
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CREDIT: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

International Photography Exhibition 165

RPS Gallery | February 3 - June 2 2024 |  Free admission

The RPS International Photography Exhibition (IPE) is the world’s longest-running photography exhibition. Now in its 165th edition, renowned for showcasing a diverse range of contemporary photography from around the world.

The International Photography Exhibition 165 explores themes such as environmental issues, identity, community, dementia or grief in their work, showing how contemporary photographers are engaging with and capturing aspects of the world that are not only visually compelling but also socially and culturally significant.

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Information about RPS House

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Plan your visit

RPS House is open to the public Thursday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.

We want to ensure that everyone shares a safe and enjoyable experience. Before visiting, please read our Visitor Guide and book a ticket to our exhibitions.

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CREDIT: Rebecca Faith

Building hire

Hire our 101-seat auditorium fitted with cinema quality equipment, state of the art exhibition space, conference room, photographic resource centre and/or library.

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Media enquiries

The RPS is the United Kingdom's leading photography organisation and is well-placed to provide informed comment to the media on many different aspects of photography, photographers and issues surrounding photography.

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Film screenings

Coming later this year

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RPS Distinctions are one of the most widely recognised and respected photography awards throughout the world. Our tailored and friendly education programme offers Advisory Days, Assessments and many other ways to support your photography. 

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