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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: Open until 21 August

IPE 163 is now open at RPS Gallery, Weds-Sun 10am-5pm. Tickets are free.

Spirit in the Room

International Photography Exhibition 163

The International Photography Exhibition (IPE) is the world’s longest running photography exhibition.

With a total of 105 works by 60 photographers, chosen anonymously from a worldwide open call, the IPE 163 is a powerful exhibition that demonstrates the breadth of contemporary image-making and storytelling today.

RPS Gallery, Bristol: 16 April to 21 August 2022

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CREDIT: Kirsty Mackay

The Photobook Club

The Photobook Club and the RPS present a monthly series of talks from photographers and artists. Curated by Tom Broadbent, the series features members of The Photobook Club during the course of 2022.

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At the Pink Planet
CREDIT: Yevhen Samuchenko

IPE 163 Open Day

We will be hosting another Open Day event as part of the International Photography Exhibition 163, with talks, activities and more. More information soon.

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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. Our current exhibition is Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

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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Tawny Owlet Braching (Strix Aluco)
CREDIT: © Sam Laughlin / Tawny Owlet Braching (Strix Aluco)
Rebecca Faith
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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