Seeing the Spiritual

Join us for a talk by the art historian Professor Ann Sumner, Chair of the Methodist Modern Art Collection Management Committee.

In this season of Lent Ann will explore the foundation and rich history of the Collection, focusing on the key works featured within the exhibition.

Thursday 23 March, doors open 6.30pm, 7-8pm

Tickets £5, includes exhibition admission

Featured image: Francis N Souza – The crucifixion – from the Methodist Modern Art Collection © TMCP, used with permission.

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John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

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