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 […]

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 […]