Review of Phil Okwedy’s book launch

Posted on Nov 27, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Phil Okwedy and Peter Stevenson Tenby Museum, 24thNovember 2018     On Saturday Phil Okwedy entertained visitors to the museum with tales from his book “Wil and the Welsh Black cattle” – wonderful tales of family feuds, murderous actions, magic and romance, set in West Wales.   Phil described how he found that stories, particularly folk […]

Tenby ‘Kids in Museums’ Take over day

Posted on Nov 23, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

On Friday 23 November, children and young people will be taking over museums and heritage sites across the country, from Tyneside to Torquay. One of the new Volunteers at Tenby museum & Art Gallery is Tia. She is a local College student from Pembrokeshire College, who has given her time and putting the knowledge of […]

Santa’s Christmas Card Workshop

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

Come and join us this Christmas,All the family are welcome! Ticket includes: -Christmas card making Arts & Crafts -‘Featured Artist’ Demonstration -A Mince pie and Seasonal drink -Photo opportunity with Santa -10% off in Museum Gift shop -A Christmas chocolate & own Christmas card to takeaway Tickets are £5.50.All proceeds go to Tenby Museum charity. […]

Sally Green Exhibition Officially Opens

Sally Green Exhibition Officially Opens

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Yesterday (Saturday 10 November) saw family, friends and art lovers congregate at the museum for the official opening of the new exhibition Moments and Time Enough by Haverfordwest based artist Sally Green. Museum Curator Mark Lewis, who organised the show, introduced the exhibition by saying “Sally’s use of vibrant colours will brighten any dreary rainy November […]

The Bear Necessities talk With Mick Brown

The Bear Necessities talk With Mick Brown

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

  Make sure you book now and come along to Tenby Museum & Art Gallery, Thursday the 6thof December at 7pm, for Mick Browns talk on his fascinating experiences with the world’s largest carnivores. Roaming over vast distances of land, sea and ice, the Polar Bear is master of all three environments, truly earning the […]

Book launch “Wil and the Welsh Black Cattle”

Posted on Nov 6, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Come along on Saturday the 24th of November at 2pm, for the launch of Phil Okwedy’s first published book ‘Wil & the Welsh Black Cattle’. Phil Okwedy is a performance storyteller & mythmaker who draws deeply on his Welsh/Nigerian heritage and multiple cultures. He performs in clubs, theatres and festivals both here and abroad. ‘Wil […]

New appointment at Tenby Museum

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

The Trustees of Tenby Museum & Art Gallery have recently taken on Chloe Ashton-Milton as its Events and Community Coordinator. This one-year role has been funded by Pembrokeshire County Council’s Enhancing Pembrokeshire Fund. Chloe said of her appointment, “I am very excited to be taking on the role of Events & Community Coordinator. I’m eager […]

Sally Green – Moments and Time Enough

Posted on Oct 31, 2018 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

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 […]

Nicky Wire donates work of art to Tenby Museum

Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Over the past few weeks Tenby Museum has been host to the first ever art show by Nicky Wire, the lyricist and bass player of the Manic Street Preachers.   Nicky showed over thirty of his contemporary and thought-provoking paintings and polaroid pieces which featured some of his inspirations and idols. The exhibition was the most […]

Friends Art Auction

Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

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, […]