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
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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

October 28, 2015
by Charlotte
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Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature

To celebrate Black History Month in Wales 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery’s 4Site Secondary Schools Programme introduced a new workshop, ‘Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature’. Black History Month celebrates the contributions made by Black people to local, national … Continue reading

October 21, 2015
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Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature (Part 3)

To celebrate Black History Month in Wales 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery’s 4Site Secondary Schools Programme introduced a new workshop, ‘Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature’. Black History Month celebrates the contributions made by Black people to local, national … Continue reading

October 16, 2015
by Charlotte
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Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr: Assemblage Project

In April 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, as part of its 4Site Secondary School programme, began a 10 week project with a group of Year 10 pupils from Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr, Swansea. Working with artist and sculptor Ami Marsden the … Continue reading

October 14, 2015
by Charlotte
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Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature (Part 2)

To celebrate Black History Month in Wales 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery’s 4Site Secondary Schools Programme introduced a new workshop, ‘Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature’. Black History Month celebrates the contributions made by Black people to local, national … Continue reading

October 7, 2015
by Charlotte
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Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature (Part 1)

To celebrate Black History Month in Wales 2015, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery’s 4Site Secondary Schools Programme introduced a new workshop, ‘Poetically Speaking – The Power of Literature’. Black History Month celebrates the contributions made by Black people to local, national … 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

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