Island’s Edge by Pamela Scott Wilkie

Posted by on Jul 4, 2019 in Blog, Exhibitions | No Comments

The new art exhibition, Island’s Edge by Pamela Scott Wilkie, will be opening to the public at the museum on Saturday 6 July, with the official opening to take place on Saturday 13 July. Pamela, who had a solo show at the museum in 2008, is a British painter and printmaker.  After training at the […]

Saving Treasures events with schools “fires the interest and creativity”

Posted by on Jul 4, 2019 in Blog, News | No Comments

As part of the Saving Treasures; Telling Stories project,  a partnership project between Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales, The Federation of Museums and Art Galleries of Wales and the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Wales which aims to promote the portable archaeological heritage of Wales through acquiring finds made by the public, Tenby Museum has recently been working […]

Be Inspired & Get Involved!

Posted by on Jun 30, 2019 in Blog, News | No Comments

Ysbrydoli Sir Benfro Inspiring Pembrokeshire Project Consultation What are your views on better access to quality arts and culture for everyone in Pembrokeshire? Can arts organisations and groups in the county work more closely together? And how can we raise the profile of arts and celebrate Pembrokeshire’s diverse bilingual cultural offer? These are just some […]

Fascinating talk coming to Tenby Museum

Posted by on Jun 30, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On Saturday 20 July Tenby Museum & Art Gallery, in conjunction with the History Shed Experience, is fortunate to have Tony Penrose giving a double talk at the museum. Tony is son of renowned photographer Lee Miller. The talks are entitled Lee Miller & Dylan Thomas and Lee Miller: Women At War. Lee Miller first […]

Workshop at the VC Gallery

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019 in Blog, News | No Comments

Yesterday (Wednesday 12 June) Curator Mark Lewis and Events Co-ordinator Chloe Ashton-Milton from Tenby Museum held a workshop at the VC Gallery in Haverfordwest, based around four works of art in different styles. The pictures were The Bride & Groom by John Uzzell Edwards, Flamenco by Olivia Argent, Self Portrait buy Augustus John and an […]

D-Day at Tenby Museum

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

To pay tribute to the 75th anniversary on the 6th of June known as D-Day, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery hosted a talk by David Llewellyn, ‘The View From Across the Channel’. David has had a passion for history for as long as he can remember with a particular focus on both military and local […]

75th Anniversary of D-Day Exhibition opens

Posted by on Jun 1, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

The new exhibition at the museum, This Great and Noble Undertaking: the 75th Anniversary of D-Day is now officially open. The exhibition traces details of this historic day as well as looking at more specific areas such as photographers (James Mapham and Robert Capa), GI’s in Tenby, Exercise Jantzen, the weather and the 28th Division.  There […]

Beneath Our Feet

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Blog, News | No Comments

A new display of medieval archaeology all fund beneath the ground across Pembrokeshire, has gone on display at Tenby Museum. Beneath Our Feet is part of the Saving Treasures: Telling Stories project and working in conjunction with this initiative, is a joint venture between Tenby and Narberth Museums as part of the Pembrokeshire Museum’s Association. […]

The Charles Darwin Letters

Posted by on May 8, 2019 in Blog, News | No Comments

In August 1840 Charles Darwin replied to a letter from Reverend Gilbert Smith, Rector of Gumfreston and an avid amateur geologist and archaeologist. Smith had written to Darwin concerning the matter of skeletal remains of animals found on Caldey Island. At this time Darwin had conceived his idea of natural selection but did not release […]

D-Day: The View from Across the Channel

Posted by on May 3, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Come and join Tenby Museum and Art Gallery on the 6thof June at 7pm for our talk with David Llewellyn. 75 years ago on 6thJune 1944 the fate of Western Europe hung of the events of a single day. What happened that day defined the future of the world we live in today. In the […]