Nina Queen of Bohemia – a play by Vanessa Rosenthal

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

“NINA, Queen of Bohemia” brings Nina Hamnett (1890- 1956)  back to her home town of Tenby to celebrate her as the extraordinary painter she was.  Daughter of Colonel George Hamnett and contemporary of Augustus and Gwen John, once feted  now overlooked, here she tells her own story over several gins in this tragic, comic account of her life. […]

Official opening of “Remains of the Day”

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

The new exhibition Remains of the Day by Barry John MBE was officially opened at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday 3 February. The museum curator, Mark Lewis, introduced Marten Lewis, Executive Director of the Darwin Centre, who formally introduced the exhibition. Marten thanked Mark and the museum for supporting Barry John and the […]

Book of the Month – Historiae Sive Synopsis Methodicae Conchyliorum Et Tabularum Anatomicarum by Martin Lister

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

HISTORIAE SIVE SYNOPSIS METHODICAE CONCHYLIORUM ET TABULARUM ANATOMICARUM. Editio Altera (1770) by Martini Lister, M.D. (1639-1712)  Superbly bound in contemporary Morocco leather, with the “Lister du Conchyliorum” on the spine and edged in gilt, this large folio in four parts with appendices contains impressions of 439 engraved plates depicting 1083 figures of shells. It also […]