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National Museum Wales landscape exhibition opens today in Pennsylvania

7 May 2015

Pastures Green & Dark Satanic Mills: The British Passion for Landscape opens at Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Murder mystery night at National Museum Cardiff

6 May 2015

Hundreds of people are gathered in the Main Hall to attend the unveiling of a new diamond exhibition at National Museum Cardiff. Excitement flows through the crowd that has gathered to view the largest and most beautiful diamond in the world. When suddenly, out of nowhere, a shrill cry rings out, silencing the muffled sound of the conversations:  a body has been found in the Museum. The museum is in lockdown, and the killer trapped inside.  It’s time to solve the Murder before the killer strikes again!  Can the museum scientists adapt their skills to find out where the victim went, whom he met and how he died?

Do you have a great rugby story you’d like to share?

5 May 2015

Libraries, archives and museums have joined forces with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) to hold a competition for young people to celebrate rugby in Wales as part of the forthcoming Rugby World Cup celebrations.

Treasures found near Cardiff

22 April 2015

Late Bronze Age, Medieval and Tudor period artefacts found in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan declared as treasures

Eight discoveries dated to the Late Bronze Age (around 1000-800 BC or 3,000-2,800 years ago), the Middle Ages (from the 5th to the 15th centuries) and the Tudor period (16th century) have today (22nd April 2015) been declared treasures by H.M. Coroner for Cardiff and The Vale of Glamorgan.

World Wide Weave showcases at the National Wool Museum

20 April 2015

The National Wool Museum in Dre-fach Felindre is delighted to welcome a brand new exhibition this spring.

The Camphill Foundation’s World Wide Weave display will showcase from Tuesday 21 April to Thursday 7 May and is an exciting addition for visitors to the site. 

Fragile? is the first major contemporary ceramics exhibition at National Museum Cardiff

17 April 2015

A major new exhibition showcasing the beauty and diversity of contemporary ceramics will be shown at National Museum Cardiff from 18 April to 4 October 2015. Bringing together contemporary ceramics from the Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and Derek Williams Trust collections, alongside exciting new commissions and significant loans, Fragile? explores ceramics as a vibrant and complex contemporary art medium.