New appointment at Tenby Museum

Posted by 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 by on Oct 31, 2018 in Blog, Exhibitions | 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 by 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 by 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, […]

WWI Talk by David Llewelyn

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

On Friday 30 November local historian David Llewelyn will be giving a talk at Tenby Museum as part of the First World War Centenary. The talk is entitled ‘The First World War – Challenging Popular Perceptions.” David says about the talk, “As a nation and society we view the war through the prism of art, literature, television, […]

Fascinating Talk by Mick Brown

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Local naturalist Mick Brown gave a fascinating talk last Friday (19 October) at Tenby Museum entitled Birds of a Feather. The talk was a detailed examination about how birds’ feathers have evolved since the age of the dinosaurs and revealed a number of interest8ng snippets about our feathered friends. Mick used his own images to […]

Birds of a Feather – A Talk by Mick Brown

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

Join local ornithologist Mick Brown on Friday, October 19th at 7 p.m. for his presentation Birds of Feather. Using his own photographs, Mick will take a detailed look at birds and the evolution of their feathers –  the many different types, their various uses through time as ceremonial artefacts, fashion objects, and even as a […]

Book of the Month – The People’s Album of London Statues

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

THE PEOPLE’S ALBUM OF LONDON STATUES Described by Osbert Sitwell Drawn by Nina Hamnett In explanation of the somewhat unusual subject for this book, the author states in the foreword that “translated into the medium of drawing, many of these statues manifest a charm that has been overlooked, and he who came to scoff may […]

Spectacular opening for the Nicky Wire art exhibition

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Last night at Tenby Museum, resistance was futile. The new exhibition by Manic Street Preacher lyricist and bass player Nicky Wire opened to an awestruck crowd.  The exhibition is the first ever solo art show by Nicky and features over thirty of his art works that incorporates his beloved Polaroid pictures, paint, the written word […]

Solo Exhibition by Nicky Wire

Posted by on Aug 28, 2018 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

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 […]