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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.
A special double bill of stargazing events gets underway in Swansea this week at the National Waterfront Museum.
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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.
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.
St Fagans: National History Museum and National Museum Cardiff named in top 5 of "UK's Most-loved Museums".
St Fagans: National History Museum on the outskirts of Cardiff and National Museum Cardiff in the heart of the Welsh capital have both been awarded ‘Recommended Provider’ status in the November edition of consumer magazine Which?.