Glynn Vivian Art Gallery: blog

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

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 21, 2014
by Laura
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Joan Sparkles at YMCA

This Saturday, Joan Jones, our current Glynn Vivian Artist in Residence will be appearing as part of the line up for Swansea Sparkle 2014, organised by Tawe Butterflies. YMCA will be hosting the all day event from 12pm til 4.30pm and … 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

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 16, 2014
by Laura
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Glynn Vivian Artist in Residence – Zanne Andrea

The Gallery’s Artist in Residence for May and June, Zanne Andrea, talks about her experiences so far and what she hopes to achieve throughout her time in Swansea. “I started my residency with a few ideas of things I wanted … Continue reading

May 6, 2014
by Laura
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Make plans with Glynn Vivian offsite this summer

The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery programme for May to August 2014 is out now and available to view on our website. The Gallery has an exciting and interesting programme of exhibitions, artist talks and workshops this summer and we hope … 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

March 13, 2014
by Laura
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Glynn Vivian Artist in Residence talk Sgwrs Artist Preswyl y Glynn Vivian

Glynn Vivian Artist in Residence, Maia Conran, closes her residency with a talk tonight, Thursday 13 March, at 5.30pm at the YMCA, Swansea. Maia Conran began her 2 month residency in February, and has been based at the YMCA 3rd … 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

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