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Industrial action at Wales' National Museums

29 July 2015


“We regret that some of Wales’ seven national museums will be affected by a series of strikes by the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union this weekend, regarding the future of Premium Payments - additional allowances paid to staff who work weekends and Bank Holidays.


Cardiff University and National Museum Wales join forces

21 July 2015

Two of Wales’s major institutions have joined forces to help maximise the impact of their work.

Who is better in battle? The Romans or the Celts?

17 July 2015

You choose who wins at the National Roman Legion Museum

New Children’s Explorer Passport

14 July 2015

Wales’ heritage bodies team up for summer campaign

New Keeper of Art for Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

13 July 2015

Amgueddfa Cymru National Museum Wales is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Renton as its new Keeper of Art. Previously Head of Applied Art for Amgueddfa Cymru, Andrew replaces Oliver Fairclough who retired from his post last month after 28 years working for the organisation.

Ragnar Kjartansson with National Museum Wales and Artes Mundi shortlisted for award

10 July 2015

The four shortlisted museums and their nominated artists for the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015, generously supported since its inception by the Sfumato Foundation, have been announced. The nominees are:

  • Pablo Helguera with the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

  • Ragnar Kjartansson with Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and Artes Mundi

  • Stephen Sutcliffe and Graham Eatough with The Whitworth, part of The University of Manchester, in partnership with LUX

  • Katrina Palmer with The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery in collaboration with the Henry Moore Institute