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Kings of the Underground

5 October 2022

Opening at the National Waterfront Museum on 5 October “Kings of the Underground” is a fascinating exhibition featuring surviving colliers and their relatives who were photographed using a process called photogrammetry, which converts two-dimensional images into three-dimensional portraits.
The results are unique 3D digital portraits along with stories in their own voices of the colliers and relatives.

Unique artworks have also been produced by young learners at primary schools and a youth groups, through workshops inspired by the stories of the colliers and families.


Celebrate Black History Wales at St Fagans

22 September 2022

Celebrations to launch Black History Wales will take place at St Fagans National Museum of History on Saturday 1 October 2022 11.15am-5pm.


Amgueddfa Cymru in partnership with Race Council Cymru mark the celebrations with a day of events on the theme of Young People, the Time is Now! 

Champions of Knitwear

21 September 2022

A jumper, specially knitted by knitting and creative workshop group Twin Made, presented to WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre at the “Clash at the Castle” event at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on 3 September will be on display at the National Wool Museum until 3 November, 2022. 



The Passing of Her Majesty The Queen

8 September 2022

As one of Wales's national institutions which holds a Royal Charter, we send our sincerest condolences to the Royal family on the passing of Her Majesty the Queen.

We have lowered our flags as a mark of respect and will fondly remember the visits by Her Majesty to our museums over the years. Read the Welsh Government's statement here.”


Amgueddfa Cymru Food Festival returns to St Fagans

6 September 2022

A host of musical talent has been announced to perform at the Amgueddfa Cymru Food Festival which is set to return to St Fagans National Museum of History on 10 and 11 September. 

Clearing the DJ decks and celebrating the best of Welsh Hip-hop

25 August 2022

Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales wants your hip-hop items for a new exhibition