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 23, 2015
by Charlotte
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Glynn Vivian at Olion Festival

Glynn Vivian Young people’s group – Black Kettle Collective will curate the Alternative marquee at Olion Youth Festival on Saturday 25 July, 11am – 5pm at Paradise Park, Townhill. Olion Festival celebrates young people and the arts, and is managed … 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

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

February 26, 2014
by Laura
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Artist Talks: Marc Rees Sgyrsiau Artist: Marc Rees

Our series of Artist Talks continues on Thursday 27 February at 5.30pm, at the YMCA, Swansea, with one of Wales’ leading interdisciplinary artists, Marc Rees. Marc will be talking about making art in Wales and his personal relationship with Swansea, … 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

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