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

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

January 29, 2014
by Laura
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2014 artist talks programme, starts Thursday

On Thursday 30 January at 5.30pm, we will kick off our series of artist and curator talks for January – April 2014 at the YMCA, Swansea. Starting with  Carmarthenshire born Carwyn Evans who  will be talking about his work, which is … Continue reading

January 22, 2014
by Laura
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Community Café opens for business

Our Community Café is back for 2014, beginning this Thursday 23 January, 5.30pm – 6.30pm at the YMCA Swansea. This season, we are joined by local artist, art historian and curator, Dr. Ceri Thomas. In this first of three talks, … Continue reading

January 17, 2014
by Laura
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Glynn Vivian Offsite in 2014

While the Gallery is being refurbished, our offsite programme of exhibitions and activities continues offsite at the YMCA, Swansea and at various locations across the city. Click here to see our new January – April 2014 programme, or call 01792 516900 and … Continue reading

December 16, 2013
by Laura
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What do you find in Utopia?

We need your ideas, comments and suggestions to help us celebrate Art’s Birthday 2014. Art’s Birthday is an annual international event, first proposed in 1963 by French artist Robert Filliou, a member of the influential Fluxus group. Filliou humorously suggested … Continue reading

October 28, 2013
by Laura
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Things to do this half term

Don’t miss your last chance to see our Offsite exhibition Let’s see what happens… a major international exhibition featuring the work of artists from Wales and China, taking place in various venues across Swansea city centre. The multi venue exhibition … Continue reading

October 14, 2013
by Laura
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Let’s see what happens… Taking part

Since the exhibition opened over two weeks ago, we have seen hundreds of people taking part in ‘Let’s see what happens…‘ We have already seen Poetry Action in Swansea Market, Artist Talks at the YMCA, and last Saturday exhibition curator … Continue reading

October 3, 2013
by Laura
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Let’s see what happens…One week on

What a week! A huge ‘thank you’ to all those who made it to our opening last Friday. Many of you have kindly told us how you enjoyed the exhibition opening, and how pleased you are to see Swansea galleries working … Continue reading

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