RNLI in the Great War Exhibition

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Blog, Exhibition Archive, News | No Comments

The new exhibition at Tenby Museum is the RNLI’s Hope in the Great War exhibition, which commemorates the centenary of the First World War and honours the courage of those who endeavoured  to save lives whilst the world was in the midst of unparalleled conflict. The exhibition is touring RNLI museums, lifeboat stations and partner museums […]

Preparing for World War One exhibition

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Preparations are well underway for the World War One exhibition at the museum.  The first draft of the bilingual interpretive panels will be undergoing proof reading this weekend (that’s my Sunday mapped out!) and the gallery is undergoing refurbishment with new lighting and dry lining and plastering taking place over the next few weeks.  There […]

One of the top 20 places in Wales to see stunning works of art

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery was recently listed 6th place in the Top 20 Places in Wales to See Stunning Works of Art on the BuzzFeed Community website. The museum houses a fine collection of art and artists represented in the permanent collection reads like a Who’s Who in 20th century art – Augustus and […]

Take advantage of the museum’s Spring Promotion

Posted by on Jan 16, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Tenby Museum is offering a special Spring Promotion!  With every admission ticket purchased, you can chose  a free book or poster from a fine selection on offer as part of this promotion. These free gifts include a choice of a poster of Tenby in 1586 from the painting by Eric Bradforth which is on display […]

Come along to an Art Exhibition at Paxton Court

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Tenby Museum is holding an art exhibition of works by four local artists to the hosted by McCarthy & Stone at Paxton Court, White Lion Street, Tenby on Friday 22 January between 5.30pm and 7.00pm. McCarthy & Stone, in an ongoing commitment to the local community,  are generously supporting the museum by donating £10 for […]

Interested in Volunteering?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Are you looking for something to do in 2016, something that will happily fill your time?  Do you have a spare couple of hours during the week or find yourself at a lose end at the weekends?  Then we may well have the answer.  Tenby Museum is looking to recruit more volunteers, particularly for reception […]

New panels for outside the museum

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Three new bilingual interpretive panels have been put up on the outside of the museum as tasters so visitors will hopefully get an idea of the high standard of exhibitions inside and be encouraged to set foot over the threshold to experience the magical delights of the museum! The three panels are based around Tenby’s […]

Conserved Bath Chair goes back on display

Posted by on Jan 9, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

The Bath Chair form the museum’s collection recently underwent some conservation work and is now once again back on display as a centrepiece of the Story of Tenby Gallery. The work was funded by the Friends of Tenby Museum and the work was undertaken by Hugh Haley of Phoenix Conservation in St Clears.  Remedial work […]

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

On Saturday 19 December, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery will be closing for its Christmas break. It has been a very busy year, filled with art and events, exhibitions and talks and has seen the museum present entertaining and informative displays as part of projects run by the London Mathematical Society, the Welsh Museums Festival […]

A Christmas Gift

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Yesterday (11 December) we received a Christmas card from Mary Uzzell Edwards, the wife of the late, great Welsh artist John Uzzell Edwards.  The card itself was a treat as it is always a pleasure to hear from Mary but wrapped up inside the envelope was a small sheaf of papers with a note which […]