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Life in Lockdown: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales launches public appeal

6 May 2020

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales launches a new public appeal and a mass digital observation project that will collect the experiences of living in Wales during this extraordinary time of Covid-19.

COVID-19 Statement from Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

17 March 2020

All Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales museums are closed to the public to ensure the wellbeing of staff, volunteers and visitors due to concerns over Coronavirus.

Fancy working in a coalmine? Come and join us in telling the story of coal.

4 March 2020

Big Pit’s Mining Craft Apprenticeship Scheme goes from strength to strength, and now in its third year, another three new Mining Craft Apprenticeship opportunities are currently being advertised.Visitors to the National Coal Museum in Blaenavon comment positively on the knowledge of the Miner Guides who bring the experience of working underground to life. Many have first-hand experience and the Museum is looking to pass this knowledge on to its newest recruits.

Queering the collections: Taking a fresh look at art through an LGBTQ+ lens at National Museum Cardiff

2 March 2020

As a way of ensuring that we celebrate LGBTQ+ history outside of February’s LGBTQ+ History Month, National Museum Cardiff and Pride Cymru have teamed up to launch a new series of volunteer-led tours around the museum’s finest artwork, looking at the collection through a queer lens. The first free tour will be held on Sunday 15 March at National Museum Cardiff with sessions available in English and Welsh.

A very ENGINEOUS show!

19 February 2020

Full steam ahead for popular museum event relaunch!                                                                     

Brewin Dolphin continue relationship with Wales’ national museums

17 February 2020

Corporate Sponsorship deal renewed