Photo Competition – “My Tenby”

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Calling all would-be David Bailey’s – Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is running a print photo competition for any amateur photographs up to the size of 40 cm x 50 cm.  The theme of this is ‘My Tenby’  and is open to any and all photos that show the Tenby area you know and love! […]

Peter Rossiter – Meet The Artist Day

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

Artist Peter Rossiter is undertaking a Meet The Artist Day at the museum on Wednesday 5 August between 11am and 12.30pm. Peter currently has work on show at the museum as part of the recent exhibition, Shape, Space and Colour alongside ceramic artists Mick Morgan and Paul Roche. Peter says, “The starting point for these […]

A postcard from abroad

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

We recently received a postcard from Arcata, California, USA which read: “Hello We visited Tenby and your lovely museum in June!  Your exhibits are fantastic!  We loved the combination of art displays alongside archaeology and local history.  You’ve done a wonderful job weaving ‘kid appeal’ throughout.  Hope to come again some day!”   We were […]

Weatherman Walking at Tenby Museum

Weatherman Walking at Tenby Museum

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in News | No Comments

Last week Tenby’s Blue Badge Guide Marion Davies had the good fortune of spending two days walking with Derek Brockway for his programme Weatherman Walking. As part of the show, filming took place at the museum where Marion talked to Derek about the artist Gwen John, with particular reference to her painting Landscape at Tenby […]

Artist In Residence at Tenby Museum

Artist In Residence at Tenby Museum

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015 in News | No Comments

Between 13 and 20 June, artist Paul Butler will be undertaking the first stage of an artist in residency at Tenby Museum, which will take a year to complete and will see him return to the museum on various occasions. Paul will be based in the stone shed adjacent to the museum, making studies of […]

The artiest and most colourful toilet in Wales

The artiest and most colourful toilet in Wales

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in News | No Comments

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery has undertaken a trans-Wales project with St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Cardiff, which has resulted in what must surely be the most colourful toilet in Wales. Imaginatively entitled The Loo-vre, the project arose when the school approached Tenby Museum’s Collections Manager, Mark Lewis. As part of their lessons some […]

All ready for Easter

All ready for Easter

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Blog, News | No Comments

The walls are painted, the sign is back up (with all the letters), Robert Raschke’s sculpture looks fantastic, the sun is out (well, sort of)….Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is now open daily and ready for action!  There is a great new art show, Connected Threads, featuring the work of five mixed media textile artists […]

Museum selfie portrait

Museum selfie portrait

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

The latest venture at Tenby Museum is Museum selfie portrait.  A wide variety of hats are available in the museum art gallery, along with a rather fetching picture frame and the opportunity to take a selfie-portrait.  Grab a hat and take a snap and post it on the museum’s Twitter page, #museumselfieportrait @TenbyMuseum  

Museum photo hits national papers

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in News | No Comments

A photograph taken by the Collections Manager at Tenby Museum was picked up on Twitter and made it into the pages of the national presses. The photograph showed a car stuck in the soft sands on Castle Beach, Tenby and was tweeted with the line “Think they put a bit too much pressure on the […]

Support displayed for the museum

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in News | No Comments

The museum was recently fortunate to have support from two community organisations for new displays.  The Port of Milford Haven, through their Community Fund,  and Tenby Historical Society generously provided support for five bilingual interpretive panels for the museum’s anniversary displays, which are renewed annually. The panels include the unveiling of Welsh Memorial to Prince […]