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

May 4, 2016
by Charlotte
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Voice from the Friends – Help the Glynn Vivian celebrate!

Guest blog from Friends of the Glynn Vivian chair, Andrew Green When the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery reopens in the autumn, all Swansea will rejoice.  To celebrate, and to help the Gallery make the most of its new opportunities, the … 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 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

March 23, 2015
by Charlotte
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Just Us: Independent Living Skills students open exhibition of work

In January 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, as part of its 4Site Secondary School programme, began a 10 week project with a group of students from the Independent Living Skills (ILS) department at Gower College Swansea. Based at Gower College … 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

April 16, 2014
by Laura
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Community Café, Views from the Collection

Our current Community Café series concludes this Thursday 17 April, 5.30pm – 6.30pm at the YMCA Swansea. Join us for the third and final talk by curator, art historian and artist Ceri Thomas, looking at the visual culture of South Wales from 1910, … Continue reading

February 6, 2014
by Rory Duckhouse
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Meet our Artist in Residence | Maia ConranMeet our Artist in Residence | Maia Conran

Do you have any Super 8 or cine-film hiding away in your attic? Have you any old family films gathering dust that you would like digitised? Then Glynn Vivian Artist in Residence, Maia Conran, needs your help. Starting in February, … 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

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