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Two of Wales’s major institutions have joined forces to help maximise the impact of their work.
You choose who wins at the National Roman Legion Museum
Wales’ heritage bodies team up for summer campaign
Amgueddfa Cymru –National Museum Wales is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Renton as its new Keeper of Art. Previously Head of Applied Art for Amgueddfa Cymru, Andrew replaces Oliver Fairclough who retired from his post last month after 28 years working for the organisation.
The four shortlisted museums and their nominated artists for the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015, generously supported since its inception by the Sfumato Foundation, have been announced. The nominees are:
Pablo Helguera with the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Ragnar Kjartansson with Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and Artes Mundi
Stephen Sutcliffe and Graham Eatough with The Whitworth, part of The University of Manchester, in partnership with LUX
Katrina Palmer with The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery in collaboration with the Henry Moore Institute
A 200 million year old meat-eating Welsh dinosaur; 500 years’ worth of paintings from all around the world; the world’s largest leatherback turtle; the largest gemstone collection found anywhere in Roman Europe; a valuable piece of moon rock from the Apollo 12 mission, and a working coal mine.
Experts from Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales are warning that marine bivalve species (such as scallops and oysters), which have recently been found on the British and Irish shores, could have a negative impact on our marine life.
Late medieval hoard of gold and silver declared treasure
The National Wool Museum situated right in the heart of the Teifi Valley is delighted to welcome a brand new exhibition – The Wisdom of Wool – on display until 30 June.
First Jurassic meat-eating dinosaur discovered in Wales goes on display at National Museum Cardiff
Seiont Manor Hotel, Llanrug near Caernarfon
10.45am-1pm, Thursday 18 June 2015
Today (Monday, 1 June 2015), at the beginning of Volunteers’ Week, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales was presented with a ‘Investing in Volunteers’ Award, for the opportunities presented to volunteers at its eight sites.