Recent Acquisitions display updated

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

The Recent Acquisition case in the museum, where a selection of newly acquired items are displayed, was recently updated and renewed. A wide variety of fascinating and unusual objects make their way, mostly via generous donation, into the museum’s collection and it is not always possible to show them all. The items selected for display […]

In preparation for display on Beach Pollution

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Yesterday (Thursday 19 January) two embers of staff at the museum ventured onto Castle Beach in Tenby in order to pick up litter that had gathered in the tideline.  The material collected on this trip, and three additional planned trips between now and February, will form part of a display centred around the museum’s natural […]

Worth A Thousand Words – A Primary School and Community Group Exhibition

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

The exhibition Worth A Thousand Words: A Primary School and Community Group Exhibition was opened on Saturday 7 January 2017. Photographs from the opening are shown on Dropbox if you click on Read More. It is the first art exhibition at the museum for 2017 and is a delightful way to bring in the new year. The […]

Pembrokeshire Craftsmen’s Circle exhibition

Posted by on Nov 19, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

On Saturday 12 November the Christmas exhibition by the Pembrokeshire Craftsmen’s Circle was officially opened at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. The exhibition was formally opened by Mark Hinchcliffe. Mark is a Pembrokeshire based artists with a background in Graphic Design and illustration. He has over 20 years teaching experience working with schools, running adult […]

Art Auction in aid of the museum

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

On Friday 28 October there will be a fantastic opportunity to pick up some wonderful works of art at an Art Auction. The auction, organised by the Friends of the Museum, will feature over fifty fabulous works of art ranging from landscapes through to bluestone sculpture, ceramics, photographs and glass.  Artists who have submitted work […]

Cast Your Vote for the museum’s Community Project

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

We are seeking support from Aviva’s Community Fund to finance an element of a larger project connected with our brilliant and extensive natural history collections.  This particular part of the larger project will be locally focused and will hopefully take place during the winter to early spring 2017.  It is aimed to engage local schools […]

Tenby’s Craft and Vintage Fayre

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Saturday 22 October will see the De Valence Pavilion in Upper Frog Street thronging with stalls as Tenby’s Craft and Vintage Fayre takes over the building. The event, organised by the Friends of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, consists of numerous stalls selling a wide selection of craft and vintage merchandise. These range from hand […]

Half Term Paper Puzzling At Tenby Museum

Posted by on Oct 18, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

As part of the national Big Draw event, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery will be presenting a creative and imaginative event entitled Paper Puzzling. The event, to be held between 10.30am and 12.30pm on Wednesday 26 October, will involve activities for young people including fun folding, colouring and sticking to create wonderful shapes and toys […]

“Better then the BBC!” – Tenby Museum’s Dylan Thomas Success

Posted by on Oct 18, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Last Friday (14 October) saw the second performance of For As Long As Forever Is: The Life and Work of Dylan Thomas at Tenby Museum. The piece, written by the museum’s Collections Manager Mark Lewis, interweaves a narrative on the life of the Welsh poet with readings from some of his works, including Do Not […]

Shop refurbishment finally completed

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Following a professional retail review by John Prescott (funded by Round 1 of the AIM Sustainability Grant Scheme) it was decided that the entrance and retail area was in need of assistance; retail therapy you could say.   The shop was one area that was not reaching its full potential in our efforts to remain sustainable […]