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

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 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 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

August 13, 2014
by Laura
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It’s an Art Party

On Thursday 21 August, GCSE results day, the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery will be joining up with other galleries across the UK to simultaneous screen Art Party; a new film collaboration between director Tim Newton and artist Bob and Roberta … Continue reading

July 4, 2014
by Laura
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Off to the Farm

Glynn Vivian Offsite is going on the road again with our summer Road Shows, taking art to community door-steps across Swansea. After successful Glynn Vivian Road Shows in Portmead and Craigfelen in Clydach, we’re visiting the Swansea Community Farm Summer … Continue reading

June 18, 2014
by Laura
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Artist in Residence: Now and Then

Since October 2012, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery has been running an Artist in Residence programme at our offsite base at the YMCA, Swansea. The Artist in Residence programme is an opportunity for the community to engage with an artist, offering … Continue reading

May 30, 2014
by Laura
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Dylan Thomas Notebooks arrive in Swansea

Rare notebooks and manuscripts written by Dylan Thomas will be going on display in Swansea for the very first time, beginning with a special opening event at the Dylan Thomas Centre from 7pm this evening, Friday 30 May. The exhibition … Continue reading

May 23, 2014
by Laura
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Offsite and on tour

Next week, the Glynn Vivian team will be out in the community as our summer programme of free activities and events continues. On Tuesday 27 May, we’ll be at our offsite home at the YMCA, where Swansea City Opera will … Continue reading

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