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Visitors to National Museum Cardiff have a unique opportunity to see one of the most important paintings of the Italian Renaissance this springtime. Titian’s famous painting ‘Diana and Actaeon’ will be coming to Cardiff on a tour from the National Gallery, London and will be displayed from 19 April – 17 June 2012. There will be a late night opening at National Museum Cardiff until 7.30pm on Thursday 19th April for visitors wishing to view the acclaimed 16th-century Venetian masterpiece.
The seven national museums in Wales received 1.69 million visits in 2011-12, the highest total ever recorded since free entry was introduced in April 2001.
A new art exhibition at National Museum Cardiff is the result of a collaborative research project between students from the University of Bristol and Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales. Revolutionary Dreams will be on display from Saturday 24 March until Sunday 9 September 2012.
Coleg Menai Student’s Art Collaboration with the National Slate Museum
Artists from Cuba, India, Lithuania, Mexico, Slovenia, Sweden, and the UK on shortlist for Artes Mundi 5
This year’s mild winter weather has allowed an amazing 63 wild flowers to be found in flower, which is much more than the normal average of 20-30 species. A wild flower hunt around Cardiff by Dr Tim Rich of Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and Dr Sarah Whild of Birmingham University this week (January 2012) showed how warm the winter has been so far.