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 […]

Adieu, Robert Recorde

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

The seven week display on the life, work and legacy of Tenby born mathematician Robert Recorde, All Angles Covered, has reached its final day today (Monday 26 October).  It has been a very popular show and has seen the name of Recorde reach a wide audience of visitors, many of whom also enjoyed the three […]

Robert Recorde: A Man of Principle in a Turbulent Age

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

The final talk of the Robert Recorde: All Angles Covered event, will be held at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery at 7.00pm on Friday 23 October. The talk is entitled ‘Robert Recorde: A Man of principle in a Turbulent Age’ and will be given by Gareth Roberts, Emeritus Professor of Education at Bangor University. In […]

Recordings & Observations opens at Tenby Museum & Art Gallery

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

The new exhibition, Recordings & Observations: Drawings and Paintings by Lee John Phillips and Diana Brook was officially opened at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery by Lynne Crompton, Gallery Manager of Narberth’s Oriel Queens Hall on Sunday 11 October. The exhibition features over 40 works by these two talented artists.   Diana says of her work […]

Another interesting talk on mathematician Robert Recorde

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

On Friday 9 October, Professor John Tucker, Professor of Computer Science at Swansea University, gave an insightful talk at the museum on Robert Recorde and the History of Science.   Professor Tucker outlined the historical and intellectual context of Robert Recorde’s work in terms of the new role that mathematical and computational ideas and methods […]

Winners announced for Photograph Competition

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

The winners have finally been chosen for the Photographic Competition that the museum has been running throughout the summer.  The museum apologises for the delay in getting these results.  There were lots of great entries and so selecting the winners was a tough task. The overall winner in the adult competition was Mrs Claire Bartlett […]