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Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales proposes new structure

On Monday 21 January Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales began a period of consultation with its staff and partners, including the Trade Unions, regarding a proposed new structure for the organization.

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Roman museum comes face to face with the past

The Bath stone coffin and its resident skeleton at the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon have always provoked a great deal of interest from visitors. Now, for the very first time, the face of the coffin’s resident has been unveiled in a portrait, which is on display at the museum, following collaborative research initiated by Amgueddfa Cymru conservators which included isotope analyses and 3D modelling.

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Waterfront celebrates the wonders of the dark night sky - 3D style!

A special double bill of stargazing events gets underway in Swansea this week at the National Waterfront Museum.

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Prince of Wales Medal for Philanthropy awarded to Mathew Prichard

Tribute from Amgueddfa Cymru

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TERESA MARGOLLES WINS THE £40,000 ARTES MUNDI 5 INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE

The winner of the Artes Mundi 5 prize was announced in an evening ceremony at National Museum Cardiff. From a shortlist of 7, Teresa Margolles has been chosen as the winner of the prize by a panel of international curators and directors. With a first prize of £40,000, Artes Mundi is the largest cash prize awarded for the arts in the UK and one of the most significant in the world. The exhibition, which opened in October, has already had 30,000 visitors.

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Philanthropists gift outstanding modern and contemporary collection to Amgueddfa Cymru

The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to announce one of the most important philanthropic donations in its 100-year history, which will benefit public collections across the UK for generations to come.

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