Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales has bought a significant Pre-Raphaelite painting of a North Wales landscape, thanks to support from the Art Fund and private donors. 'Sandbanks on the Mawddach, Barmouth' by John Ingle Lee (1863-4) is an impressive example of a Welsh landscape during the Victorian period.
From Chinese art and dinosaur babies to peregrines and accessible online collections, visitors to Amgueddfa Cymru’s seven national museums are set to benefit next year from generous funding by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.
Get ready for a dinosaur road trip: Dippy the Diplodocus is on the move and is stopping off at the Senedd
Never before on public display outside of London, Dippy will travel the length and breadth of the country from early 2018 to late 2020. The British icon is on a mission to inspire five million natural history adventures, encouraging families to explore nature on their doorstep.
Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales was yesterday (Thursday, 3 November 2016) presented the Richard Hamilton Acquisiton Prize at The International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) Print Fair in New York, providing $ 10,000 for the Museum’s acquisition of one or more prints from any period.
Work to reconstruct one of the medieval courts of the Princes of Gwynedd, Llys Rhosyr on Anglesey, is well underway at St Fagans National History Museum, near Cardiff. Next year the people of Anglesey will be invited to participate in a brand new opera inspired by the medieval prince Llywelyn the Great. To hear more about the project, a series of workshops has been organised for locals this November at venues across the island from Tuesday 8 – Friday 12 November. (To book a place, please contact Ceri Williams at Oriel Ynys Mon on 01248 752189.)
Swansea youngsters find their heritage on the Bay
A major exhibition showing some of the amazing things that can be made from discarded waste is to go on show at Swansea’s National Waterfront Museum from October 22.
Statement by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales regarding the Welsh Government Draft Budget Announcement
“We welcome today’s announcement regarding the proposed increase to our budget.