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Enjoy reading with the dinosaurs

5 March 2015

As part of celebrations around World Book Day on March 5th 2015, learning officers from National Museum Cardiff take the magic of reading and writing to Merthyr Tydfil this year to, take part in  the annual arts and literature festival, Spread the Word festival hosted by the Stephens and George Centenary Charitable Trust.

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales acquires Lucian Freud’s Auerbach paintings

3 March 2015

Two paintings by Frank Auerbach have found a permanent home at National Museum Cardiff. The works, which will be on display in the museum from 17 March, has been accepted in lieu of inheritance tax from the estate of his friend the world-famous artist, Lucian Freud, who died in 2011, and allocated permanently to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum of Wales.

Treasure found in Anglesey

26 February 2015

Late Bronze Age artefacts found in Cwm Cadnant Community declared as treasure

A Late Bronze Age hoard of four gold and copper artefacts, which are thought to be dated to around 1000-800 BC, or 3,000-2,800 years ago, have yesterday (25th February 2015) been declared treasure by H.M. Coroner for North West Wales.

Welsh culture comes to life at the Waterfront this weekend

24 February 2015

This weekend the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will come alive to mark St David’s Day with a mix of music, crafts, daffodils and colourful dragons.

People’s Collection Wales joins the / community

23 February 2015

People’s Collection Wales is the latest organisation to transfer its website across to the new .cymru / .wales domains.

New Money Film is showcased at Waterfront

17 February 2015

Pupils from three local schools recently (Wednesday 11 February) had their hard work and dedication showcased at special award ceremony at the National Waterfront Museum.