Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
Alexandra Road
Swansea
Vale of Glamorgan
SA1 5DZ
Wales

Website

www.swansea.gov.uk/glynnvivian/

E-mail

glynn.vivian.gallery@swansea.gov.uk

Telephone

01792 516900

Fax

01792 516903

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Swansea's Glynn Vivian Art Gallery contains traditional and modern art, including sculpture and installations. These are housed in the handsome classic Italian-style gallery building, and complement the exhibitions in the modern wing, which brings the work of today's artists alive with its sharp, contemporary overview of the arts.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Tues-Sun 1000-1700

Closed Mon exc bank holidays

Admission charges

ADMISSION FREE

A broad spectrum of visual arts from the original bequest of Richard Glynn Vivian (1835-1910) which includes work by Old Masters as well as an international collection of porcelain and Swansea china. The 20th Century is also well represented with modern painting and sculpture by Hepworth, Nicholson, Nash alongside Welsh artists such as Ceri Richards, Gwen John and Augustus John.

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Dylan Thomas Notebooks

  • 31 May — 31 August 2014 *on now

These exceptional items are accompanied by letters which refer to the poems and the processes involved in their writing, and a self-portrait Dylan drew on the back of a letter to his friend, Pamela Hansford Johnson.

The Notebooks and letters are on loan from State University of New York at Buffalo, and exhibited in partnership with the National Library of Wales, and complemented by drawings of his friends from the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Collection. The exhibition is curated as part of Swansea Council’s year-long Dylan Thomas 2014 Festival.

Entry is free. Everyone welcome, no booking required.

dylanthomas.com

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Dylan Thomas Centre
Somerset Place
Swansea
Swansea
SA1 1RR

Admission

Free

Website

http://www.glynnviviangallery.org

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

The Art Party!

  • 21 August 2014 5-6pm

Part documentary, part road movie and part political fantasy, The Art Party! feature film captures the spirit of the Scarborough conference held in November 2013, championing the importance of art and its place in education and modern politics.

A kaleidoscopic mix of performance, artist interviews and imagined scenes, The Art Party! is the latest in a line of collaborations between director Tim Newton and Bob and Roberta Smith.

For the film screening, Black Kettle Collective will be hosting an event in Castle Square. Come along and P-A-R-T-Y!

The Art Party! is a Tim Newton and Bob and Roberta Smith production, in association with Crescent Arts, ACE Grants for the Arts, The Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture & Design and distributed by Cornerhouse Artist Film.

Where

Big Screen
Castle Square
Swansea
Swansea
SA1 1DW

Admission

Free

Website

http://www.glynnviviangallery.org

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