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School’s out for a week but there’s plenty of events, activities and exhibitions on at National Museum Cardiff to keep the kids happy this half term 27 October – 2 November whatever your interest, from art, archaeology, natural history to geology – and admission is free!
Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales acquires two new paintings of Margam House thanks to support from Heritage Lottery Fun
Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is today (17 October 2012) celebrating two new art acquisitions - View of Margam House, Glamorgan, looking South & View of Margam House, Glamorgan, looking North- after receiving generous grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Art Fund.
Ever wondered about the ancestors of your pet dog? Ever wondered why cows are different colours or why there are so many different kinds of sheep? A brand new natural history exhibition at National Museum Cardiff aims to answer some of these every day questions and tells the history of domesticated farm animals and pets.
Find out more about The Wolf Inside at National Museum Cardiff from 13 October and learn about how our four-legged best friend is essentially a wolf!
Members of the public who are interested in the work of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, are invited to observe the Museum’s quarterly board meeting in the Court Room, National Museum Cardiff on Thursday, 4 October 2012 from 10.30am-12.30pm. There will be an opportunity to meet with the Board and Executive afterwards.
Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales announces appointment of new Director of Learning, Exhibitions & New Media
Ms Janice Lane has this month joined Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales as its new Director of Learning, Exhibitions and New Media.
Exhibition: 6 October 2012 – 13 January 2013 at Wales’ National Museum of Art, Cardiff
Prize Awarding: 29 November 2012
Artes Mundi 5 is delighted to announce further details about the 2012 exhibition, including new works created especially for this year’s edition by shortlisted artists Miriam Bäckström, Tania Bruguera, Darius Mikšys and Apolonija Šušterši?, as well as a range of additional works by shortlisted artists, Phil Collins, Sheela Gowda and Teresa Margolles. Artes Mundi 5 will also feature a strong programme of artist performances and participatory events which represents a major new focus for this year’s exhibition and prize.