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New modern and contemporary art galleries complete
Wales’s National Museum of Art
Amgueddfa Cymru is heavily involved in DNA barcoding the Welsh flora. The aim of the project is to create DNA barcodes (unique sequences of DNA bases – like fingerprints) for all 1,143 flowering plants in the Welsh flora.
The name Derek Mathias Tudor Williams will not be familiar to everybody, but it is this Welshman who has been the greatest benefactor to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales since Gwendoline and Margaret Davies. A new exhibition to celebrate Derek Williams’ contribution to art in Wales, Lifetime to Legacy: The Derek Williams Trust Collection will go on show at National Museum Cardiff from Friday 25 March 2011.
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales purchases work by Howard Hodgkin for the nation
Discover more about weddings this Sunday, 6 March at the National Waterfront Museum as it prepares to host its very own wedding fayre from 11am.