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Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales working in
Newtown, Ruthin and Wrexham
During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century it was unheard of for a woman to collect minerals. However, the social status of women at that time didn’t stop one Lady Henrietta Antonia, Countess of Powis, who assembled a fine collection of minerals from around the world at a time when activities were dominated by men. Now this exquisite collection of minerals will be on show for the first time at National Museum Cardiff from 14 December to 31 March.
Welsh Assembly Government draft budget: response by David Anderson, Director General, Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales
Amgueddfa Cymru today (Friday, 19 November 2010) responded to the news that it is to receive a cut in Revenue Grant in Aid over the next three years. David Anderson, Amgueddfa Cymru’s new Director General said:
Ever wondered how traditional skipping ropes are made? Well now you can find out by popping into the National Waterfront Museum all this week (1-4pm until Friday 13 August).
Departing Director General of Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales reflects on the future of culture in Wales
Michael Houlihan, the departing Director General of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, tonight (14 July 2010) reflected on his time as head of the organization by delivering a lecture at National Museum Cardiff.
After seven years in this key role, Mr Houlihan will be leaving in the coming weeks to take up his new post as Chief Executive of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales announced earlier this week that David Anderson, Director of Learning and Interpretation at the Victoria and Albert Museum, has been appointed as his replacement.