2022 British Arrows Awards
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2022 British Arrows Awards

Brilliant British advertisements this way! The Walker’s entertaining holiday tradition showcases a memorable mix of resonant mini-dramas, bold social commentary, and much-loved comedy from the ever-evolving world of British advertising.

This year’s program features ads directed by artists Martine Syms and Bradford Young, cameos of Michael B. Jordan and Grace Jones, plus selections from the Young Arrows category, dedicated to a new generation of emerging talent. Total run time: 73 minutes

Tickets for in-person screenings are now on sale.

Online household screenings will be on sale and available December 7, 2022–January 8, 2023. Limited to North America.

Friday, December 2, 5:30–7 pm

Toast the Arrows with us. Celebrate the opening with British Arrows Awards board co-chairs Clare Donald and Jani Guest. Cash bar featuring a signature British cocktail is available before the opening night screening at 7 pm.

Screenings are available December 2–31 to enjoy in person. Tickets are $15 ($12 Walker members,seniors, and students).

Prefer to view at home? The same British Arrows Awards program is available as an online viewing experience for $20 ($16) per household. For online audiences, once your purchase is complete, you can view the program as many times as you’d like from December 7, 2022, through January 8, 2023, via the Content Page of your online account. (Limited to North America.)

Become a member and get two free British Arrows Awards tickets. Membership starts at just $5/month and includes free gallery admission, 10% savings on shopping and dining, and access to exclusive events all year long. Simply add a membership to your online cart or call 612-375-7655 to join.

To accommodate all our visitors, mask-required screenings are offered on Sundays. Please be advised that by purchasing tickets to a Sunday screening, you will be required to wear a mask while in the Walker Cinema and McGuire Theater. This policy is in effect December 4, 11, and 18.

Your British Arrows ticket includes the full Walker experience:

• Free gallery admission
• 20% off at the Walker Shop (restrictions apply)

Spice up your holiday party with a private reception and screening of the British Arrows Awards! Contact events@walkerart.org to schedule.

Open-captioned Screenings
Saturday, December 10, 7 pm
Sunday, December 18, 1 pm
Thursday, December 22, 7 pm
Wednesday, December 28, 2 pm
Friday, December 30, 4 pm

ASL-interpreted and Audio-described Screenings
Thursday, December 15, 8 pm
Saturday, December 17, 2 pm

The online program will have closed captions and audio-description available.

Masks are required for all Sunday screenings.

For more information about accessibility, or to request additional accommodations, call 612-375-7564 or email access@walkerart.org.

Content and Sensory notes:

This program includes mature content.

Some ads have unexpected sounds or changes in pitch and tone, loud music, or flickering visual effects that may affect photosensitive viewers.

For more information about accessibility at the Walker, visit our Access page.

The British Arrows in a nonprofit organization started by the creative industry for the creative industry, and every year it celebrates the best in moving image advertising in one of the oldest awards shows in the United Kingdom. The Walker Art Center’s involvement with the British Arrows started in 1986. After a screenings of the British Arrows award-winning ad reels at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Walker’s curator at the time wanted to bring the show to Minneapolis. The involvement between the two organizations became a long-standing collaboration, which continues to proudly run today.

Find advertising-industry podcasts, join creative conversations, and follow the British Arrows Awards at www.britisharrows.com.

The Walker’s presentation of the 2022 British Arrows Awards is sponsored by

Media partner Star Tribune.