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

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

September 4, 2015
by Charlotte
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The Wakelin Award 2015: Alexander Duncan

Join us for the presentation of this year’s Wakelin Award which is taking place this Saturday, 5 September at the Grand Theatre in Swansea. The annual award is given to a Welsh artist, whose work is purchased for the Glynn … 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 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

October 24, 2014
by Laura
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Alternative Art School: Drawing & Painting

Works of art painted by Swansea adults with learning disabilities are now on display for hundreds of city centre visitors to see. The exhibition of works are on display at 39 Union Street (near the entrance to the Quadrant) – … Continue reading

October 17, 2014
by Laura
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Group Perspectives: Past and Present

A new exhibition of work by the Gallery’s Wednesday afternoon adult art class is now on display at the Civic Centre in Swansea. Reproductions of works by famous Welsh artists like Gwen John and Joseph Herman are among the selection … Continue reading

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