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

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 19, 2014
by Laura
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Rocks Fall. Everybody Dies. (Roleplay for art’s sake)

Glynn Vivian Young People’s group, Black Kettle Collective (BKC)  are taking over Big Drop Surf Shop in St. David’s Shopping Centre, for a marathon role-play extravaganza on Tuesday 23 December, 10am – 10pm. Performers, artists, escapists, nerds, freaks and geeks … Continue reading

December 18, 2014
by Laura
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All I Want For Christmas (Is A Hare Krishna Spongebath)

Our current Artist in Residence, Joan Jones, has written and produced an EP of Christmas songs for your listening pleasure. We asked Joan to say a few words about their most recent musical collaborations. “As Truly Kaput and The Village … Continue reading

November 21, 2014
by Laura
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Joan Sparkles at YMCA

This Saturday, Joan Jones, our current Glynn Vivian Artist in Residence will be appearing as part of the line up for Swansea Sparkle 2014, organised by Tawe Butterflies. YMCA will be hosting the all day event from 12pm til 4.30pm and … Continue reading

November 11, 2014
by Laura
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Art With Friends

A collaborative online book has been made prepared by children aged 4 – 14, in association with Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers. To mark the centenary of the First World War, Glynn Vivian delivered a series of workshops examining the role of the … Continue reading

November 7, 2014
by Laura
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Glynn Vivian team showcase innovation in Gallery Learning

Next week, the 2014 engage International Conference will be landing in Leeds, to bring together some of the most exciting practitioners and artists from within the gallery education sector. Delegates will be exploring the broad and inspiring theme of innovation in … Continue reading

October 29, 2014
by Laura
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Glynn Vivian Road Show rolls into St Thomas, Swansea

We’re stopping by in St Thomas this half term – taking art to community door-steps across Swansea. This Thursday 30 October the Gallery team will be visiting St Thomas Primary School to share our handling collection and offer free arts activities. … Continue reading

October 27, 2014
by Laura
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Poems in October: Dylan Thomas and Shakespeare

If you are visiting Swansea over the next two weeks, you may find that you happen upon poetry by Dylan Thomas and William Shakespeare appearing in different venues, and in unexpected places throughout Swansea City Centre. Beginning today, Monday 27 … Continue reading

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