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 […]

Recordings & Observations: Drawings and Paintings by Lee John Phillips and Diana R Brook

Recordings & Observations: Drawings and Paintings by Lee John Phillips and Diana R Brook

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

The new exhibition is Recordings & Observations: Drawings and Paintings by Lee John Phillips and Diana R. Brook.  The exhibition opens on Sunday 11 October and runs until Saturday 21 November. Lee John Phillips Artist Statement I have several bodies of work that are my recent focus and images included here were selected as an […]

New lift installed at museum

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

After 16 months of not having a lift to provide access to the upper galleries, the museum has recently been refurbished with a brand spanking new all singing all dancing beeping illuminated platform lift! This provision allows access for wheelchairs, prams, those with mobility issues (and me) to the art galleries, the Story of Tenby […]

Children Festival of Welsh History bring Robert Recorde to Tenby Museum

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Tenby born mathematician Robert Recorde made a guest appearance in his hometown at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery this morning (Monday 28 September). As part of the Children’s Festival of Welsh History (@gwylhanesfest) actor Dion Davies entertained both the Welsh classes and the English groups from Tenby Junior School with a wonderfully ebullient performance that […]

Guy Manning talks artistic geometry

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Artist Guy Manning recently gave a fascinating talk to students at Sir Thomas Picton School in Haverfordwest on Euclidian geometry and the Golden Section in art. The illustrated talk was part of the Robert Recorde celebrations being undertaken buy the museum in conjunction with the London mathematical Society’s 150th Anniversary Local Heroes project.  The talk […]

What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor? premieres at Tenby Museum

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

On Thursday 24 September at 2.30pm, the film What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor? by Wet Paint Theatre Company will be shown in Wales for the first time at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. The 20 minute film, written by Chris Ward, charts the declining years of Tenby born artist Nina Hamnett, self-styled […]