Current Exhibition

Friends of Tenby Museum Art Auction

The Friends of Tenby Museum have organised an art auction, on view at the museum from the 25th November, to help raise funds for the museum.  The auction features over 70 lots and features several well -known artists .  The catalogue is available for download on the Support Us page and images can be seen […]


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Forged in Wales: Five Welsh Actors

A major new exhibition is now open at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. Forged in Wales: Five Welsh Actors has been put together by museum Curator Mark Lewis and has been generously funded by the Friends of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, The exhibition looks at the life and careers of five actors closely associated […]


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The list of Exhibitions scheduled for 2021 are

6 September - 2 October             Tom Sloan   

9 October - 20 November           Meirion and Joanna Jones

23 November - 10 December     Friends of the Museum Art Auction (auction to be held on 10 December)

Exhibitions for 2022

8 January - 13 February              Tenby Shares

20 February - 9 April                   Martin White

17 April - 29 May                          David Petersen

4 June - 9 July                               Mark Raggett

16 July - 21 August                       Theo Crutchley-Mack

27 August - 8 October                 Theresa Pateman and Anne Kerr

15 October - 18 November         Eden Evans

19 November - 16 December    Sarah Reason Jones, Linda Carr, Marion Davies and Ann Rees

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 continue to work with artists and societies of great acclaim.  In 2018 we were fortunate to have the first ever solo art exhibition by Manic Street Preachers bassist and lyricist Nicky Wire, where James Dean Bradfield performed two songs at the official opening.  We will continue to provide relevant, interesting and challenging art exhibitions working with art its and societies of high acclaim.

Exhibition Archive

Ground Control – An Exhibition by Tom Sloan

Tom Sloan a contemporary artist from Newport, Gwent, now lives and works in Tenby, Pembrokeshire. Tom’s passion for colour, expressive mark making and love of experimentation with media, makes for bold, striking, instantly recognisable artwork.  Tom was recently seen on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2020. Drawing inspiration from every possibility that sparks […]

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Commemorating the War at Sea Exhibition opens

The new exhibition, Commemorating the War at Sea/U-Boat Project 1914 – 18 opened on Saturday 23 November at the museum. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical monuments of Wales, Bangor University, the Nautical Archaeology Society and 21 museums around Wales to commemorate those who served at sea […]

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Bloodlines at Tenby Museum

The new exhibition, Bloodlines, officially opens at Tenby Museum on Friday 11 October. The exhibition features three generations of Welsh artists – David Charles Edwards, John Uzzell Edwards and Charles Uzzell Edwards, widely known as urban artist Pure Evil. David Charles Edwards (1903 – 1961) was the father of John and the grandfather of Charles. […]

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Gentleman’s Collection – update

Following a very successful exhibition, some of the unsold works from this short show are still available for purchase. The museum still has the works by John Piper, Claudia Williams, Gwen John and Ray Howard Jones’ Way Down to Easter Bay, Martin’s Haven.  If you are interested in purchasing any of these works please do […]

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Wales in Watercolour by Graham Hadlow

The new exhibition by Graham Hadlow, Wales in Watercolour, is being officially opened at Tenby Museum on Art Gallery on Friday evening (30 August). The exhibition features over fifty watercolours of Welsh landscapes including scenes of Pembroke, Manorbier, Tenby, Amroth, the Gower, Cardigan and Solva, Graham, a Yorkshireman by birth, studied Creative Design at Loughborough […]

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Island’s Edge by Pamela Scott Wilkie

The new art exhibition, Island’s Edge by Pamela Scott Wilkie, will be opening to the public at the museum on Saturday 6 July, with the official opening to take place on Saturday 13 July. Pamela, who had a solo show at the museum in 2008, is a British painter and printmaker.  After training at the […]

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Anna Warchus Exhibition –Transitions

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery will be opening a new exhibition on the 24thof May. This will feature the works of Anna Warchus and her exhibition ‘Transitions”. Anna has submitted work previously for the ‘Friends of the Museums’ auctions but this will be her first exhibition in Tenby Museum. Anna studied ceramics at Wolverhampton Polytechnic […]

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Successful Opening of new exhibition by Olivia Argent

The new exhibition, Old & New Works – The Journey by Olivia Argent was officially opened last night (Friday 12 April). Curator Mark Lewis introduced Oliva, saying, “Many of the works express so much emotion and movement and tell such stories in very few lines; they are I feel like the visual equivalent of the […]

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OLD & NEW WORK – THE JOURNEY By OLIVIA ARGENT

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery are very happy to be welcoming back Artist Olivia Argent. Her previous exhibitions have included “Knowing the dancer from the dance” and “Dancing into the spotlight”. Tenby Museum will be the first to see Olivia’s latest work which will feature a diverse selection showcasing 32 pieces of dance inspired canvases. […]

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100% Tenby

The current exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, rightly entitled “100% Tenby” is a little different from usual. It is, said Trustee Kathy Talbot, a ‘cornucopia of Tenby’ – Jan Regmortel who has a great love of Tenby and lived here as a child, has, over 25 years, collected paintings of Tenby and has […]

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