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Reopening of national museums across Wales

13 May 2021

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is pleased to announce that it will begin to reopen its museums to the public from Wednesday 19 May 2021.

A wild night at home with Amgueddfa Cymru

12 April 2021

Sleeping bag? Check. Flashlight? Check. Food supplies? Check! Everything is packed for Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Cardiff new ‘Sleepover at Home’ event which launches today (12 April).

Artes Mundi 9 exhibition extended until 5 September 2021

9 April 2021

Biennial exhibition Artes Mundi prize announcement in May

Amgueddfa Cymru appoints new Director of Business Development

31 March 2021

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is pleased to announce the appointment of Nia Elias as the organisation’s new Director of Business Development.  Nia will join Amgueddfa Cymru in April 2021, to help grow the commercial potential of the organisation – one of Amgueddfa Cymru’s main priorities over the coming years.

Medieval and post-medieval objects from Powys and Vale of Glamorgan declared treasure

29 March 2021

Nine treasure finds dating from the medieval and post-medieval periods have today (Monday March 29th) been declared treasure by the Assistant Coroner for South Wales Central, Mr Thomas Atherton. The objects were all discovered by metal detectorists and include three gold and silver coin hoards, finger rings and personal items owned by wealthy members of Welsh society from the 9th to the 17th centuries AD.

Open call for proposals — Cynfas, Issue 5: Cynefin / Habitat

26 March 2021

We are currently inviting proposals for the fifth edition of Cynfas, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’s digital magazine, with the theme of Cynefin/Habitat. We are interested in hearing from artists, writers and creatives from all over Wales, and welcome proposals for Welsh, English and bilingual texts.

Rural Office for Architecture to oversee the masterplan for future redevelopment of National Museum Cardiff

25 March 2021

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales has appointed Rural Office for Architecture to lead the work to develop a concept masterplan that will inform the future transformation of National Museum Cardiff, based in the centre of Cardiff, into a cultural and creative hub for the nation.

The Big Museum Easter Trail: AT HOME!

19 March 2021

Make Easter ‘egg-stra’ special with Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales.

27 March - 11 April 

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