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CREDIT: Evan Dawson

Visit us

Visit our Bristol home to enjoy exhibitions, workshops, talks, film screenings and many other events

New Exhibition: Opens 28 January 2023

International Photography Exhibition 164, RPS Gallery, 28 January - 7 May 2023, Mon - Sun 10am-5pm. No booking required

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CREDIT: George McLeod

International Photography Exhibition 164

The RPS International Photography Exhibition (IPE) returns with its 164th edition showcasing powerful stories and documenting important themes, through the powerful medium of photography.

International Photography Exhibition 164 explores themes of identity, cultural heritage, sexuality and gender, mental health, and environmental and political issues. This edition is especially strong with traditional and alternative processes being used in photography including analogue work, cyanotypes, and collage

IPE 164  RPS Gallery | Bristol 28 January - 7 May 2023

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RPS House Day
CREDIT: Evan Dawson
IPE 164 Open House Saturday 28 January

The RPS is delighted to host a series of talks from a selection of IPE 164 exhibitors to celebrate the opening of the exhibition. Frederic Aranda FRPS exhibitor and RPS Ambassador will be introducing each artist's talk and hosting Q&A sessions. The talks will be held at RPS House, Bristol UK, and streamed live online.

Visit the exhibition on the opening day, meet exhibitors and create your own cyanotype onto various material including a mini tree slice keyring. 

IPE 164 Open House 28 January - Program of talks & events

Find out more about each talk and how to book by following the links below:

10:30 – 11:00 | Owen Harvey | Book Tickets

11:15 – 11:45 | Laurie Beck Peterson | Book Tickets

12:00 – 12:30 | Siqi Li | Book Tickets

12:45 – 13:15 | Natcha Wongchanglaw | Book Tickets

13:45 – 14:15 | Michelle Sank FRPS | Book Tickets

14:30 – 15:00 | Max Miechowski | Book Tickets

15:15 – 15:45 | Alys Tomlinson | Book Tickets

11:30 – 16:00 |Make your own Cyanotype| Book Tickets

IPE164 Open House
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CREDIT: © Daisy May Defined, United Kingdom / Highly Commended / Bring Home the Harvest

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year celebrates the world’s finest food photography and film, showing every aspect of food and its place in society.

RPS Gallery 19 November - 11 December 2022.

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CREDIT: Evan Dawson

Observe a Distinctions Assessment

Get an experience of the RPS Distinctions assessment process by booking a ticket to observe an assessment, either in person at RPS House or online. 

Observe an assessment

Information about RPS House

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CREDIT: Evan Dawson

Plan your visit

RPS House is open to the public from Thursday to Sunday (and on Bank Holiday Mondays) from 10am to 5pm.

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: © Sam Laughlin / Tawny Owlet Braching (Strix Aluco)
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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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CREDIT: Evan Dawson

Film screenings

Coming later this year

CREDIT: Andrew Carothers ARPS


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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