Current Exhibition

Successful opening of Unlimited Possibilities

Today saw the successful opening of the junior schools and community group art exhibition Unlimited Possibilities.  The exhibition has once again been generously sponsored by Valero.  Barry John MBE of the VC Gallery and Ricky Cook, Labour Relations Manager at Valero were given the arduous task of judging the work and each participating group received […]


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The list of Exhibitions for 2019:

5 January – 26 January                   Unlimited Possibilities

(art works by Pembrokeshire Junior Schools and Community Groups, sponsored by Valero)

2 February – 2 March                     Drawings & Paintings

Pamela Burns and David Field

9 March – 7 April                            100% Tenby 

paintings from the collection of Jan Regemortel

12 April – 19 May                            Olivia Argent

paintings

24 May – 30 June                             Anna Warchus

ceramics

5 July – 18 August                           Pamela Scott Wilkie

paintings

23 August – 6 October                    to be announced

paintings

11 October – 16 November           John Uzzell Edwards

A Retrospective Exhibition

25 November – 20 December       U-Boats Around Wales

an exhibition in conjunction with the Royal Commission, Bangor University and the Nautical Archaeology Society

 

 

 

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

Fabulous Folk & Jazz Evening

Last Saturday (5 January) saw the return of Lucky 12 and Firebyrd Trio to Tenby Museum for their Twelfth Night Concert. Lucky 12 – Duncan Whitehurst (guitar and vocals), Rebecca Whitehurst (violin and vocals), Jack Deere Jones (double bass) and Harry Whitehurst (percussion) – played a number of songs from their recently released self-penned album, […]

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OFFICIAL OPENING ‘UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES’

PEMBROKESHIRE JUNIOR SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS ‘UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES’ You, your family and friends are invited to attend the OFFICIAL OPENING To be opened by Stephen Thornton (Refinery Public Affairs Manager,Valero) and Barry John MBE (The VC Gallery) Displaying art work from; -Tenby Avenue Centre -Tenby VC primary school SATURDAY 5 JANUARY, 2PM – 4PM at […]

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Sally Green – Moments and Time Enough

The next exhibition is the first major solo show by Haverfordwest based artist Sally Green entitled Moments and Time Enough. Sally studied Fine Art at Pembrokeshire College, University of Wales Institute and printmaking at Bristol University West of England.   She is a broadly impressionistic painter who enjoys experimenting with layers and colours. Her main inspirations […]

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Friends Art Auction

Currently the New Art Gallery is hosting the Art Auction arranged by the Friends of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery.  This auction features 61 works, mostly donated by artists and features works by Naomi Tydeman, Meirion Jones, Gwilym Prichard, Peter Pendergast, Claudia Williams, Mark Raggett, David Petersen, Judy Linnell, Brian Froud, Graham Clarke, Wendy Yeo, […]

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Solo Exhibition by Nicky Wire

Tenby Museum will be the site of the first ever solo art exhibition by Welsh music legend Nicky Wire, bassist and lyricist with the Manic Street Preachers.  Nicky, a regular visitor to Tenby, accepted the invitation for museum curator Mark Lewis and his exhibition, Paintings and Polaroids, will open to the public on Saturday 15th […]

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Movement and Cycles in Nature – a new exhibition by Wendy Yeo

In these times of stress, of rushing to and fro like Mad Hatters, perhaps its time we took a step back and just relaxed for a few moments, balanced out our equilibrium and just enjoyed the unstoppable passing of time without worry. What better way to do this than to come and see the new […]

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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 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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