Current Exhibition

Celebrating the Year of the Sea in Art

Established Pembrokeshire artists Anna Waters and Dawny Tootes have joined forces to celebrate 2018 as The Year of the Sea in a joint exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. Anna Waters, based at her studio/gallery on Milford Marina, has been painting the land and seascapes of Pembrokeshire for many years, whether representative or more […]


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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
Barry John MBE - "Remains of the Day"
Paintings by ‘the Welsh Basquiat’

10 March - 22 April
Three Artists: David Button, Jean Francis & Paula Widdicombe
Paintings

27 April - 10 June
Alec Lewis
Paintings

15 June - 29 July
Anna Waters & Dawny Tootes
Paintings and Sculpture

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

 

 

 

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

The Painted Word by Alec Lewis

The new exhibition at the museum is The Painted Word by Alec Lewis.  This sales exhibition features 46 works by this locally based artist and officially opens on 27 April.  It runs until Sunday 10 June. After studying at Carmarthen Art School Alec obtained a Diploma in Art & Design at Maidstone College of Art before […]

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Three Artists – David Button, Jean Francis and Paula Widdicombe

The new art exhibition, Three Artists, featuring the paintings of David Button and Jean Francis and the textiles of Paula Widdicombe, was officially opened at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery by Professor Tony Curtis on Saturday 10 March. In his opening speech Professor Curtis, who has known the artist for some years, stated that the […]

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“Remains of the Day” – vibrant and diverse work by Barry John MBE goes on show

From electrifying paintings of the West Wales coastline to dark and savagely beautiful graffiti, Barry John MBE’s latest exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is by turns thrilling, moving and brave. The former soldier is well known for his trailblazing work running the VC Gallery in Haverfordwest, where he provides a safe space in […]

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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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