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During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century it was unheard of for a woman to collect minerals. However, the social status of women at that time didn’t stop one Lady Henrietta Antonia, Countess of Powis, who assembled a fine collection of minerals from around the world at a time when activities were dominated by men. Now this exquisite collection of minerals will be on show for the first time at National Museum Cardiff from 14 December to 31 March.
The festive season is soon approaching and the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea is going green to mark the occasion.
Welsh Assembly Government draft budget: response by David Anderson, Director General, Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales
Amgueddfa Cymru today (Friday, 19 November 2010) responded to the news that it is to receive a cut in Revenue Grant in Aid over the next three years. David Anderson, Amgueddfa Cymru’s new Director General said:
A powerful and captivating play exploring the origins, events and opposing viewpoints of the 1910 Tonypandy Riots will be performed at the National Waterfront Museum this Sunday, 21 November.
Christmas will definitely arrive at the National Waterfront Museum this weekend (13 & 14 Nov) with a festive mix of crafts, cards and sparkly creations.