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Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Peter Wakelin as the organisation’s new Director of Collections and Research. Peter Wakelin joined Amgueddfa Cymru this month and will be responsible for the departments of Art, History & Archaeology, Natural Sciences and Collections Services.
Back by popular demand, National Museum Cardiff will again be hosting a FREE fun-filled day of astronomical activities, talks and displays for all the family on Saturday 11 January, 10am-4pm as part of the popular BBC Stargazing Live events, which reveals stunning images from Earth’s most powerful telescopes - and beyond - during three nights of extraordinary astronomical events.
Christmas is the best time of the year but it can all get a bit too much. How long will it take to get Fed up of the festivities? Purse pinching? Kids whining? Feeling bloated? Bored of the TV? Stressed at the sales? Need to get away from it all? Look no further than Cardiff’s national museums – National Museum Cardiff and St Fagans National History Museum where there is plenty of things for all the family to do over the festive period…and FOR FREE! (open on December 27, 28, 29, 31 & January 2, 3, 4, 5, 10am-5pm).
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