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

October 21, 2015
by Charlotte
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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

October 7, 2015
by Charlotte
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Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature (Part 1)

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

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

October 29, 2014
by Rory Duckhouse
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Matt Cook: Artist Talk

  Join us at the YMCA on Thursday 30 October  at 5.30pm to listen to artist  Matt Cook talk about his recent practice including work made for Cardiff Contemporary and his Creative Wales Award. Matt Cook combines elements of sound, … Continue reading

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