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 […]

Poems from Pembrokeshire

Posted on Aug 5, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

As part of Seren’s Pembrokeshire Poetry Summer Tour, Tenby Museum will be hosting an afternoon of poetry at the museum on Wednesday 21 August at 2pm. Poetry editor Amy Wack will be joined by Professor Tony Curtis, Br. David Hodges, Samantha Rhydderch, George Sandifer-Smith, A.C. Bevan and others for reading from Poems from Pembrokeshire, part […]

A Natural/History Walk on Castle Hill

Posted on Jul 31, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

With such glorious summer weather, what better idea than to celebrate in the great outdoors the wonderful colours and myriad scents of the natural world?  Well now is your opportunity.  On Thursday 15 August botanist, PCNPA and Tenby Museum volunteer Vicky Tomlinson will be leading the first of three natural history themed guided walks around […]

Windows, Doors and Alleyways at Tenby Museum

Posted on Jul 29, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

On Thursday 25 July, Tenby Museum and Tenby Camera Club joined forces for the “Windows, Doors & Alleyways” photographic project. This involved getting members of the Club and the general public to take a photograph of either of these architectural features in the town and submit it to the Club. The selected images would then […]

Shanties, Ship’s Biscuit & Spritzer

Posted on Jul 29, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Weather permitting, on Sunday 4 August, between 2.30 and 5.00pm, the Friends of Tenby Museum & Art Gallery are holding a fundraiser on the Castle Hill Bandstand to which all are invited. The shanties will be sung by The Vagrants Crew, and the ship’s biscuit and spritzer will be available to buy. All the proceeds […]

Firefighter’s Carnival Event at the Museum

Posted on Jul 29, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

As part of the 100 years of Tenby Carnival celebrations. Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is holding an event with Tenby Fire Service. On the morning of Friday 9 August, Lee Simmons, Community Fire Safety Officer at Tenby Station will be at the museum as part of the launch of the new book 100 Years […]

ParkWise training

Posted on Jul 29, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

Last Friday (26 July) staff and volunteers at the museum were provided with ParkWise training.  Graham Peake and Chris Taylor from Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority spent just over an hour informing the museum of the work that the National Parks undertake and the resources that are available to inform people of how they can […]

Why Peruvian pots in Tenby Museum?

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

A display of Moche pottery has recently gone on show at the museum.  The dynasty of the Latin American Moche civilisation dates from 100 AD to 700 AD in modern day Peru.  They are well known for their pottery and artisan skills. The pots on display were probably excavated from Moche tombs on the north coast […]

“Windows, Doors & Alleyways” – joint project with Tenby Camera Club

Posted on Jul 15, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

On Thursday 25 July, Tenby Museum & Art Gallery and Tenby Camera Club invite you to take part in a fun, creative and entertaining event based around photography. The theme of the day is based around ‘Windows, Doors and Alleyways’. Photographs can be taken on any device including mobile phone, I-pad or camera and images […]

Opening of Island’s Edge

Posted on Jul 13, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

Today saw the official opening of the new exhibition Island’s Edge by Pamela Scott Wilkie. Curator Mark Lewis briefly introduced the show stating that “It is an exhibition that concerns itself with the natural world, mainly the sea, work that takes a close look at our relationship with the wider natural world, with the movement […]