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The shortlist for the sixth Artes Mundi Prize was announced today (12 December 2013) by Karen MacKinnon, Artes Mundi’s new Director & Curator. It includes outstanding artists from eight countries:Carlos Bunga (Portugal), Karen Mirza and Brad Butler (UK), Omer Fast (Israel), Theaster Gates (USA), Sanja Iveković (Croatia), Ragnar Kjartansson (Iceland), Sharon Lockhart (USA), Renata Lucas (Brazil), Renzo Martens (The Netherlands).
New research pinpoints major source of Stonehenge’s spotted dolerites
The First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has called for people from across Wales to recommend someone they feel deserves recognition for their outstanding achievements as nominations for the new Welsh awards system open today.
An exhibition of the works of Brunel in Wales will be at the National Wool Museum, Dre-fach Felindre from Saturday 17 August until Saturday 9 November, looking at the major rail, bridge and sea works built by the engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806 – 1859) in Wales.
Pupils in year nine at Ysgol Glan-y-Môr, Burry Port, along with pupils at the feeder primary schools: Ysgol Pwll, Ysgol y Castell and Ysgol Pembre, have finalised a month long project, in partnership with the National Wool Museum, creating a large wall hanging. The piece of work was yesterday (Thursday 18 June) handed to the Museum by the pupils to be displayed in the Community Gallery of the National Wool Museum from the second of August until the second of September.
A new exhibition -Keith Vaughan: Figure and Ground - Drawings, Prints and Photographs, 1935-1962 - which is on tour from the School of Art, Aberystwyth University, will open at National Museum Cardiff tomorrow (Saturday, 13 July 2013).