Commemorating the War at Sea Exhibition opens

Posted on Nov 24, 2019 in Blog, Exhibitions | No Comments

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 […]

Myths, Legends & Folktales: Storytelling with Phil Okwedy

Posted on Oct 20, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On Wednesday 30 October, performance storyteller Phil Okwedy will be bringing his imaginative narrative skills to Tenby Museum and Art Gallery for a session that will examine myths, legends and folktales. The event is part of the nationwide Welsh Museums Festival. Phil was born in Cardiff to a Welsh mother and Nigerian father. He draws […]

This Is Not A Poem: “a thought-provoking evening”

Posted on Oct 19, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

Last night (Friday 18 October) the museum was privileged to host This Is Not A Poem, a film by award winning producer Greg Lewis and writer Eric Ngalle Charles.  The film looked at the issues of identity, belonging and tolerance, through the life experiences of Eric, a Cameroon born poet who was people trafficked through […]

Successful Opening of Bloodlines

Posted on Oct 14, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

The new exhibition, Bloodlines: Three Generations of Welsh Artists, was officially opened at Tenby Museum & Art Gallery on Friday 11 October. The exhibition features work by David Charles Edwards, John Uzzell Edwards (son of David) and Charles Uzzell Edwards aka Pure Evil (grandson). The exhibition was officially opened by Charles, who said, “When my […]

Bloodlines at Tenby Museum

Posted on Oct 9, 2019 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

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. […]

This Is Not A Poem

Posted on Sep 23, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On Friday 18 October Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is pleased to welcome Cameroon-born poet Eric Charles Ngalle and BAFTA Cymru and New York Festivals award-winning film-maker Greg Lewis to present their work This Is Not A Poem. The film explores identity, diversity, racism and tolerance and is based on Eric’s work, which has been […]

Archaeology Identification Day

Posted on Sep 16, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

Dan Ein Traed/Beneath Our Feet Object Identification drop-in sessions Ever found an old object in your garden and wanted to know what it was? Want to find out about the archaeology and heritage of Pembrokeshire? If so, then pop in to one of our drop-in sessions where you can: Have objects identified and recorded Find […]

Gentleman’s Collection – update

Posted on Sep 4, 2019 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

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 […]

Wales in Watercolour by Graham Hadlow

Posted on Aug 27, 2019 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

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 […]

Gentleman’s Collection – exciting new art exhibition

Posted on Aug 11, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

An exhibition of privately owned art is being exhibited at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery for one week only in August. This sales exhibition, entitled Gentleman’s Collection, features work by artists such as Augustus and Gwen John, John Piper, the Buck brothers, Brendan Stuart Burns, John Knapp-Fisher, Arthur and Bim Giardelli, Ray Howard Jones, Mary Lloyd […]