Ground Control launches at Tenby Museum

Posted on Sep 4, 2021 in Blog | No Comments

After 18 months of closure, Tenby Museum today (Saturday 4 September) launched its first art exhibition since March 2020 with Ground Control, an exhibition from Tenby based artist Tom Sloan. The exhibition features 37 works (of which 35 have been created for this show).  In a socially distanced preview, invited guests had the opportunity to […]

Ground Control – An Exhibition by Tom Sloan

Posted on Aug 19, 2021 in Blog, Exhibitions | No Comments

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 […]

Paxton Exhibition Opens at National Botanic Garden of Wales

Posted on May 11, 2021 in Blog, Forthcoming Events | No Comments

An online exhibition on Sir William Paxton and Tenby’s growth as a tourist resort has recently been opened by the National Botanic Garden of Wales. The museum was due to host part of this exhibition but due to Covid restrictions we have been unable to do that at this stage.  We participated with some of […]

Hear To See – A Milestone

Posted on Mar 19, 2021 in Blog | No Comments

As part of the AVIVA Community fund project Hear To See, based around audio descriptions of gems form the museum’s collection, Tenby Museum present their sixth podcast which explores a 19th century milestone, or roadside way-marker.

Hear To See – Portrait Bust of Augustus John

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 in Blog | No Comments

As part of our continuing Hear To See project, an AVIVA community fund crowd-funded project, Tenby Museum present their fifth podcast, exploring a portrait bust of the artist Augustus John by Fiore de Henriquez.

Hear To See – Figurehead of the Bertrand du Guesclin

Posted on Mar 15, 2021 in Blog | No Comments

As part of our continuing Hear To See project, an AVIVA Community Fund project, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery present our fourth podcast on the figurehead of the wrecked French barque, the Bertrand du Guesclin.

Hear To See – Penny Farthing High Wheel Bicycle

Posted on Mar 8, 2021 in Blog | No Comments

As part of Tenby Museum’s Hear To See project, funded by the AVIVA Community Fund, we are creating short podcasts to describe some of the gems from our collection for the visually impaired. In this, the third podcast as part of this project, we are looking at a Victorian high wheel bicycle, known as the […]

Hear To See – podcasts now available

Posted on Mar 2, 2021 in Blog | No Comments

As part of the AVIVA Community Funded project, Hear To See, the museum now has two podcasts up and running for the visually impaired.  These focus on audio descriptions of objects form the collection and so far we have written and recorded two episodes, one on Gwen John’s Landscape At Tenby With Figures and one […]

Hear To See – Denis Curry’s Celtic Eagle

Posted on Mar 2, 2021 in Blog | No Comments

As part of our ongoing AVIVA Community Funded project, Hear To See, Tenby Museum is presenting concise podcasts for the visually impaired, based around objects in our collection.   This podcast explores Denis Curry’s sculpture of the Celtic Eagle.

Hear To See – Landscape At Tenby With Figures by Gwen John

Posted on Feb 25, 2021 in Blog | No Comments

As part of our AVIVA Community Fund project, we are running a series of short podcasts based around the collections, which features audio description of objects for the visually impaired.  However everyone can enjoy these podcasts as a visual and historical look at some of our gems from the collection. The first one details the […]