Sunday, 21 June 2015

Visits part 4: National Museum of Art, and commercial galleries

National Museum of Art at National Museum Wales
The art collection is one of Europe's finest. Five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and ceramics from Wales and across the world, including one of Europe's best collections of Impressionist works.
Temporary exhibitions available during the visit include, Fragile? an exhibition of contemporary ceramics, and Chalkie Davies: the NME years, photographs of rock and pop icons.


In addition to the National Museum of Art there are also a number of commercial art galleries located close by which delegates will be free to visit.


A. The Kooywood Art Gallery is one of the country's premier galleries specialising in Welsh art. Situated just 100 yards from the National Museum Wales, in the heart of the capital's cultural quarter. The gallery will be hosting an exhibition of the Royal Cambrain Academy artists. July 2nd - 25th.

B. The Martin Tinney Gallery was established in 1992 and is now considered to be Wales’ premier private commercial art gallery. The gallery specialises in Welsh and Wales-based artists of the highest quality, past and present.

C. gallery/ten is an art gallery specialising in contemporary Welsh art. gallery/ten has quickly gained a reputation for being one of the leading private contemporary art galleries in Wales.

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