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Be amazed at the National Wool Museum

23 October 2015

Museums across Wales are getting ready to celebrate and promote Wales’ outstanding cultural offer at the second Welsh Museums Festival from 24 October – 1 November.

Deputy Minster helps celebrate 10th Birthday

14 October 2015

The National Waterfront Museum today (Wednesday 14 October) welcomed Ken Skates, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism as part of its celebrations to mark the tenth birthday.

Happy 10th Birthday National Waterfront Museum!

13 October 2015

On Saturday 17 October – over two and a half million visitors later – the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will officially celebrate its 10th birthday.

Acclaimed author Iain Sinclair in conversation at National Museum Cardiff

9 October 2015

Iain Sinclair, author of Downriver, Lights Out for the Territory and Rodinsky’s room, returned to the landscape of his youth, the Gower, for his new book Black Apples of Gower, and rediscovered it through the poetry of Dylan Thomas, Vernon Watkins and the paintings of Ceri Richards. This October, the Welsh-born author comes to Cardiff to discuss his book at a FREE event in the Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre at National Museum Cardiff on Monday 19 October at 6.30pm (doors open 6pm).

National Museum Wales major collection of Snowdonia works by John Piper opens in north Wales

8 October 2015

An outstanding group of views in Snowdonia by the artist John Piper, one of the most versatile British artists of the 20th century, will go on tour to north Wales for the first time. The exhibition, The Mountains of Wales which features inspiring landscapes of north Wales, opens at Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Llanbedrog, near Pwllheli in Gwynedd from 11 October to 13 December 2015. The collection will then be shown at Oriel Ynys Mon on Anglesey next year (13 Feb –19 June 2016)

Rare 200 year edition of first map of England and Wales goes on display in Cardiff

23 September 2015

Ground-breaking work on display as part of bicentenary celebrations