Current Exhibition

The Season by Alun Crockford

The new exhibition, The Season, by Tenby born photographer Alun Crockford, officially opens at the museum on Saturday 18 November.  The exhibition features 108 black and white photographs of Tenby harbour during one summer season in the 1970s.  The exhibition will be officially opened by actor Josh Richards (Playing Burton) whose father served on Tenby lifeboat. Alun […]


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The list of Exhibitions for 2018:

6 January - 27 January
Through the Veil of the Soul 
Art works by A-Level students from Pembrokeshire Secondary Schools

3 February - 3 March
The VC Gallery
Art by military veterans and the community

10 March - 22 April
David Button & Jean Francis
Paintings

27 April - 10 June
Alec Lewis
Paintings

15 June - 29 July
Anna Waters 
Paintings

3 August - 9 September
Wendy Yeo 
Paintings

14 September - 21 October
Nicholas Jones, aka Nicky Wire of the Manic Street Preachers
Paintings and Polaroids

23 October - 2 November
Art auction viewing, Friends of Tenby Museum

10 November - 21 December
Sally Green 
Paintings

 

Associated art events:

17 March
Nina, Queen of Bohemia
A one-woman play based around the life of Tenby-born artist Nina Hamnett, written and performed by Vanessa Rosenthal

 

 

The museum has frequent changing art shows in the New Art Gallery. Many of these are sales exhibitions where original works of art by contemporary artists can be purchased. The gallery shows works in various mediums including paintings, photographs, ceramics, glassware and sculpture. Among the many artists who have exhibited are: Aneurin and Meirion Jones; John Uzzell Edwards; Charley Uzzell Edwards aka Pure Evil; Philip Sutton RA; John Knapp Fisher; David Bellamy; Mick Morgan; Claudia Williams; Gwilym Prichard; Andrea Kelland; Geoff Yeomans; Grahame Hurd-Wood; Susan Sands; Steve Robinson; Jackie Morris; Darren Yeadon; Denis Curry; Alan Salisbury; Guy Manning; Olivia Argent; David Petersen; Mark Raggett and Elizabeth Haines. In 2014 the museum exhibited the work of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and in 2015 the Royal Watercolour Society of Wales.  We will continue to provide relevant, interesting and challenging art exhibitions and the diary for 2018 is already looking an exciting prospect!

Exhibition Archive

Paintings and Drawings by Mark Raggett RWS

The new art exhibition at the museum is Paintings and Drawings by Mark Raggett. Mark is originally from Solva.  He studied Fine Art at Reading University and was recently elected a member of the Royal Watercolour Society and is now their Vice President. As wel as being an extremely talented artist Mark has worked as art director […]

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Celebrating The Sea: Exhibition by the Royal Society of Marine Artists

The new exhibition is Celebrating The Sea: An Exhibition of work by members of the Royal Society of Marine Artists. The exhibition features 57 works by 23 members of the society.  It features work of Tenby and Pembrokeshire as well as further afield including Lymington, the Isle of White, Cornwall, Brittany, Venice and Sorrento and several works […]

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RNLI in the Great War Exhibition

The new exhibition at Tenby Museum is the RNLI’s Hope in the Great War exhibition, which commemorates the centenary of the First World War and honours the courage of those who endeavoured  to save lives whilst the world was in the midst of unparalleled conflict. The exhibition is touring RNLI museums, lifeboat stations and partner museums […]

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The Hand, The Head, The Heart: Pembrokeshire Secondary School Art

The first art exhibition of 2016 at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is a celebration of young talent in Pembrokeshire Secondary Schools. The Hand, The Head, The Heart showcases work from six secondary schools in the county – Greenhill Secondary School, Tenby; Milford Haven School; Pembroke School; Sir Thomas Piction School, Haverfordwest; Tasker Milward School, Haverfordwest […]

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Timestones: Kids In Museums Takeover Day Art Exhibition

The new exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, officially opened by BBC Wales journalist Abigail Neal on 28 November, is Timestones: Tenby History Through Art Works from the Museum’s Collection. The exhibition features work which has been selected and curated by Tia Lynwood and Lauren Roberts, Year 10 students at Greenhill School as part of […]

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Recordings & Observations: Drawings and Paintings by Lee John Phillips and Diana R Brook

The new exhibition is Recordings & Observations: Drawings and Paintings by Lee John Phillips and Diana R. Brook.  The exhibition opens on Sunday 11 October and runs until Saturday 21 November. Lee John Phillips Artist Statement I have several bodies of work that are my recent focus and images included here were selected as an […]

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ANDREA KELLAND – CLOTH, CARD AND CANVAS: A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION WITH NEW WORK

Saturday 22 August – Sunday 4 October The new exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is Cloth, Card and Canvas: A Retrospective Exhibition with New Work by Andrea Kelland. The exhibition represents a small part of the many prints and paintings of Andrea’s creative life, covering a period of 55 years from attending Art […]

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POSTCARDS FROM TENBY EVENT – SEPTEMBER 2014

Following on from last years successful event, the Friends of Tenby Museum held another Postcards from Tenby fund raiser. Last year’s funds enabled the museum to conserve several works of important art from its collection, including four pencil drawings by John Uzzell Edwards, an oil by Anthony Devas, watercolours by Isabella Lucy Wilcox and an […]

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