Glynn Vivian Art Gallery: blog

August 25, 2016
by Charlotte
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Glynn Vivian Opening Weekend 15 – 16 October 2016

The newly developed Glynn Vivian Art Gallery reopens on Saturday 15 October 2016 after a multimillion pound transformation. With more gallery and social spaces, a new library, lecture theatre and community room, the Glynn Vivian will offer a warm and … Continue reading

July 25, 2016
by Charlotte
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Friends of the Glynn Vivian Summer Exhibition and Art Auction

An auction of paintings by leading Swansea artists is taking place at the city’s Grand Theatre from 7pm on Friday 29 July, organised by the Friends of the Glynn Vivian. Add some exclusive artwork to your home or business and help … Continue reading

May 4, 2016
by Charlotte
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Voice from the Friends – Help the Glynn Vivian celebrate!

Guest blog from Friends of the Glynn Vivian chair, Andrew Green When the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery reopens in the autumn, all Swansea will rejoice.  To celebrate, and to help the Gallery make the most of its new opportunities, the … Continue reading

February 9, 2016
by Charlotte
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The Book Project

  Join us this Friday 12 February, 6-8pm for the unveiling of The Book Project at the Reading Room, ALEX Building, Swansea College of Art (UWTSD).  The Book Project presents work in progress by eight artists commissioned to reflect on the Gallery’s past, present … Continue reading

January 12, 2016
by Charlotte
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Creative Minds, Creative Hands

An exhibition of artworks created by participants from Glynn Vivian’s Offsite learning programmes are currently on show at Creative Bubble on Craddock Street in Swansea city centre. The work will be on display from Tuesday 12 – Thursday 14 January, … Continue reading

December 8, 2015
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Award winning learning  

On Thursday 19 November, 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Learning Assistant, Daniel McCabe, received the Marsh Award for Excellence in Gallery Education, which celebrates the hard work and dedication of colleagues working within the sector of gallery, museum and visual … Continue reading

October 28, 2015
by Charlotte
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Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature

To celebrate Black History Month in Wales 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery’s 4Site Secondary Schools Programme introduced a new workshop, ‘Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature’. Black History Month celebrates the contributions made by Black people to local, national … Continue reading

October 21, 2015
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Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature (Part 3)

To celebrate Black History Month in Wales 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery’s 4Site Secondary Schools Programme introduced a new workshop, ‘Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature’. Black History Month celebrates the contributions made by Black people to local, national … Continue reading

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