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A beautiful bronze sculpture by the famous 19th century French Impressionist, Edgar Degas, has found a permanent home alongside other works at the National Museum of Art in Cardiff.
Following a 90-day consultation period with its staff and trade unions, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales today (13 May) announced a new structure for the organization.
Twelve important modern works of art by internationally renowned artists have been gifted to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales. The works, which were given by well-known art collectors Eric and Jean Cass through the Contemporary Art Society, include two lithographs by the famous Surrealist Joan Miró and a major work by Dutch artist Karel Appel and will be exhibited at National Museum Cardiff from 4 May until 21 July 2013.
Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales has been helping to tackle child poverty in Wales by delivering science education through an innovative distance learning project in disadvantaged areas in Wales and UK wide.
The number of people visiting Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’ sites is continuing to rise, with figures reaching a record high of 1.75 million visits in 2012-13 (9% above target).
One of the world's most acclaimed ceramicists working today, Julian Stair comes to Cardiff with his first major museum solo exhibition. Julian Stair Quietus: The vessel, death and the human body explores rituals around death and burial and how these can be interpreted as a celebration of life at National Museum Cardiff from 6 April – 7 July 2013.