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£100,000 awarded to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales by players of People’s Postcode Lottery

12 February 2014

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales has been awarded funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, to offer visitors a broad range of exhibitions and activities at its national museum in Cardiff.

Explore the Science of Sex this Valentine’s Day

11 February 2014

Looking to do something a bit different this Valentine’s Day? Then come along to the National Waterfront Museum and hear Funny Women finalist Rosie Wilby discuss the Science of Sex.

Amgueddfa Cymru appoints new Director of Collections and Research

23 January 2014

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Peter Wakelin as the organisation’s new Director of Collections and Research. Peter Wakelin joined Amgueddfa Cymru this month and will be responsible for the departments of Art, History & Archaeology, Natural Sciences and Collections Services.

Sutherland’s Sketches on display at Waterfront

21 January 2014

Visitors to the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will have a one-off chance to view more than 60 sketch book drawings by celebrated artist Graham Sutherland in a brand new exhibition titled From Darkness into Light: Mining, Metal and Machines.

Seeing Stars at National Museum Cardiff

7 January 2014

Back by popular demand, National Museum Cardiff will again be hosting a FREE fun-filled day of astronomical activities, talks and displays for all the family on Saturday 11 January, 10am-4pm as part of the popular BBC Stargazing Live events, which reveals stunning images from Earth’s most powerful telescopes - and beyond - during three nights of extraordinary astronomical events.