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Guided tour: Highlights of Art

This event has finished. Daily tours at 12.30pm (National Museum Cardiff is open for most Bank Holidays, please check prior to your visit to ensure the museum will be open.)
Impressionist and Modern Art galleries - National Museum Cardiff
Impressionist and Modern Art galleries
Historic art galleries - National Museum Cardiff
Historic Art galleries
MENGS, Anton Raphael (1728 - 1779), Richard Wilson
MENGS, Anton Raphael (1728 - 1779)
Richard Wilson (1713-1782)
c. 1752
oil on canvas
purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund, 1947
NMW A 113

A highlights tour of some of our art galleries with a Volunteer Guide.

Highlights of Art: Collecting Treasures– a themed guided tour of the art galleries looking at the role of art collectors and their importance to the Museum today. This tour will highlight works from the collections of pioneering art patrons such as Watkin Williams-Wynn, Gwendoline and Margaret Davies, Wilfred De Winton, William Goscombe John and Derek Williams among others.

Highlights of Art: A Journey through Landscape – this themed guided tour will look at the representation of landscape throughout the art collection and will highlight works from artists including Thomas Jones, Van Gogh, William Dyce and Graham Sutherland.

Richard Wilson (1714-1782) and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting (5 July– 26 Oct 2014)
A highlights tour of the exhibition looking at how Wilson showed that landscape paintings could have layers of meanings and convey mood and emotions too.


Tuesdays - Collecting Treasures
Wednesdays - A Journey Through Landscape
Thursdays - Richard Wilson - Transformation of European Landscape Painting
Fridays - Collecting Treasures
Saturdays - A Journey Through Landscape
Sundays - Richard Wilson - Transformation of European Landscape Painting

Group and BSL tours available, call (029) 2057 3325.