The Leaves of Books (or The Books of Leaves)

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Over the past few months, four of our dedicated and hugely knowledgable volunteers have been undertaking stalwart work on the re-cataloguing and documenting of the museum’s substantial herbarium collection. The collection was put together by Frederick Walker (1815 – 1899). Walker, who lived in Tenby, was a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society founded in […]

Museum awards winners of Photography Competition

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

On Saturday 28 November, before officially opening the art exhibition Timestones, Abigail Neal presented the two winners from the Junior Category of the Photography Competition held by Tenby Museum during the summer months. Abigail Neal presented the two winners, Tia Lynwood of Tenby and Jacob James of Narberth, with their prizes. Tia had submitted dramatic […]

Timestones is ‘tremendous’

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

The new art exhibition at Tenby Museum, Timestones: Tenby History Through Art Works from the Museum’s Collection, was officially opened by BBC journalist Abigail Neal on Saturday 28 November. The exhibition, featuring over 50 paintings of Tenby, was curated by Tia Lynwood and Lauren Roberts, two Year 10 students from Greenhill School as part of […]

Timestones: Kids In Museums Takeover Day Art Exhibition

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Blog, Exhibition Archive, News | No Comments

The new exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, officially opened by BBC Wales journalist Abigail Neal on 28 November, is Timestones: Tenby History Through Art Works from the Museum’s Collection. The exhibition features work which has been selected and curated by Tia Lynwood and Lauren Roberts, Year 10 students at Greenhill School as part of […]

“Tenby Remembers” our latest publication

“Tenby Remembers” our latest publication

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Every year on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month Wales comes to a standstill as we remember all those who have died in conflicts. “Tenby Remembers” is a memorial to the people of Tenby who served in the First World War. Over eight hundred and eighty people with connections to […]

Several new art works go on show at the museum

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Five new artworks have recently been put on show at the museum. These works are: Esplanade, Tenby, an oil by Meirion Jones (donated by the artist); Tenby Afternoon: Over the Rooftops, an oil by Andrea Kelland; Brynhir Blossoms, an oil by Guy Manning (donated by the artist); The Edge of the Woods, Caldey, an oil […]

In Celebration of Gwilym Prichard

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

A small celebration for artist Gwilym Prichard was held at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery on 5 November.   The museum has recently loaned five of Gwilym’s paintings from his family and these are on show in the art gallery until Saturday 19 December. Gwilym passed away earlier this year. Hywel Thomas, museum Trustee and close […]

In Reflection a “great success”

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Audience members of the Friends of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery’s event In Reflection were unanimous in their praises, calling it “a great success” and “it really brought the paintings to life”. The event featured two performances held on the night of 29 October.  The museum’s Collections Manager had written a series of creative and […]

VC Gallery visit Tenby Museum

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Today (30 October) we were privileged to welcome Barry John MBE and members of The VC Gallery to the museum.  Barry brought eight veterans and people from the community on a cultural visit to look at the art work at the museum. The main aims and objectives of the VC Gallery are to help veterans […]

Museum takes part in Welsh Museum Festival

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

As part of the national Welsh Museums Festival, aimed at celebrating and promoting the importance and relevance of the work and collections of museums, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is holding a week-long display on Tourism in Tenby. Utilising the vast collection of photographs and advertising material housed within the museum’s substantial collection of artefact […]