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What’s on at Newport Museum and Art Gallery September to December 1917

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Mon, September 18, 2017 11:56:00

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Exhibition: The Newport College of Art / Arddangosfa: Coleg Celf Casnewydd

19th Sept to 23rd Dec

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Remember When ...? / Ydych chi'n cofio...?

Why not join museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of growing up in Newport. Explore Peter's private collection of images and information relating to Newport.
Every Tuesday at 2pm on the Museum Mezzanine.

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Exhibition - The Newport Medieval Ship through Artists' Eyes

23rd Sept – 23rd Jan

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Talk: John Selway, His Life and Work

Talk by Jon Gower, Writer and Broadcaster.

This talk has been organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends please visit http://www.fonmag.org.uk/

Access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm.

Free for members, £2.00 for non-members

The following events are organised by FoNMAG

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Talk: The Newport Charter

Talk by Tony Hopkins, County Archivist, Archifau Gwent Archives

This talk has been organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends please visit http://www.fonmag.org.uk/

Access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm.

Free for members, £2.00 for non-members

Talk: Isca Interloping - Roman Caerleon at Caerwent

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Talk by Dr. Mark Lewis, Curator: Roman Legionary Museum, Caerleon, National Museum Wales.

This talk has been organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends please visit http://www.fonmag.org.uk/

Access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm.

Free for members, £2.00 for non-members



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What’s on in August 2017

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Thu, July 27, 2017 20:48:54

What’s on in August 2017



New at the Museum!

Have a look at some of the Museum’s recent acquisitions – objects donated by the Newport band

‘Goldie Looking Chain’ and the 1990 screen print ‘The Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport’ by Mary Traynor. On display in the Museum entrance area on the 1st floor.

Exhibitions

Discovering Ancient Egypt, A temporary exhibition displaying highlights from Newport Museum’s

Egyptology collection, until 16 September.

The Newport College of Art: Paintings and Sculptures from the Collections of Newport Museum and Art Gallery, until early 2018.

Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

Remember when…? Join Museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of living in Newport.

3 August, 1pm – 1.30pm

Lunchtime Tour: Discovering Ancient Egypt. Do you want to find out more about this temporary exhibition? Join us for an informal lunchtime tour.

25 August, 1pm – 2pm

‘I am in the Pink: The Story of Percy Scannell, a Newport Soldier in the First World War’. A talk by Richard Frame. Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends please visit http://fonmag.org.uk/

Summer Holiday Family Crafts

Every Wednesday throughout the summer holidays, 11am – 2pm

* 2 August; Make an ancient Egyptian headdress

* 9 August; Make a Roman counting board

* 16 August; Make a woodland animal mask

* 23 August; Make an ancient Egyptian Eye of Horus

* 30 August; Make a paper Newport Ship

Family craft sessions start at 11am, noon and 1pm. 15 spaces are available

for each of the sessions and they are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis

on the day. Please be aware that children need to be accompanied by an adult.

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available throughout the year.

Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit http://www.newport.gov.uk/heritage





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What’s on in June 2017

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Sat, May 27, 2017 08:46:17

What’s on in June 2017


New at the Museum & Art Gallery!

Discovering Ancient Egypt, 13 June to 16 September

A temporary exhibition displaying the highlights of Newport Museum’s Egyptology collection, including finds excavated by famous Egyptologist Flinders Petrie.

[This ancient Egyptian wooden hawk was associated with the god Horus. He was the god of the sky, a symbol of divine kingship, and protector of the pharaoh. Horus was also the god of order and justice and the god of the east and the rising sun. This wooden hawk would have decorated a coffin lid for a burial approximately 2,500 years ago. This is one of the many Egyptian artefacts held by Newport Museum and Art Gallery.]

Exhibitions

The Newport College of Art: Paintings and Sculptures from the Collections of Newport Museum and Art Gallery, until early 2018


Images from the Stone: An Exhibition of Lithograph Prints curated by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery, until 3 June

Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm: Remember when…? Join Museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of living in Newport.

14 June, 7pm – 8.30pm (access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm)

‘Collecting Ancient Egypt - Early Travellers and Archaeologists in the Land of the Pharaohs’, a talk by Paul Nicholson – Professor of Archaeology (Cardiff University).

17 June, 11am – 11:30am

Art Store Tour. Why not venture behind the scenes of Newport Museum and Art Gallery and peak into some of the art stores? Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Please e-mail museum@newport.gov.uk to book or for further information.

17 June, 1pm - 1.45pm

Lunchtime talk: Looking after Museum Collections. Find out more about how Newport Museum and Art Gallery cares for the collections at this informal lunchtime talk.

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available throughout the year.

Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit http://www.newport.gov.uk/heritage



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What’s on in May 2017

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Sat, April 29, 2017 12:10:29

What’s on in May 2017


Our new 'The Newport College of Art' exhibition is open this Saturday, April 29th.

New at the Museum!

The Newport College of Art: Paintings and Sculptures from the Collections of

Newport Museum and Art Gallery, 29 April until 2018

This exhibition draws on paintings and sculptures from the collections of Newport Museum and Art Gallery, which were created by artists associated with the Art College. Most of them taught at the College and contributed to its success as one of Britain’s leading educational art institutions, particularly in the 1960s and 70s.

Exhibitions

Images from the Stone: An Exhibition of Lithograph Prints curated by the Friends of

Newport Museum and Art Gallery, until 3 June


Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

Remember when…? Join Museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of living in Newport.

10 May, 11am – 11:30am

Art Store Tour. Why not venture behind the scenes of Newport Museum and Art Gallery and peak into some of the art stores? Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Please e-mail museum@newport.gov.uk to book or for further information.

26 May, 1pm – 1.30pm

Lunchtime Tour: The Newport College of Art. Join us for an informal tour of the exhibition and find out more about some of the artists represented and the Newport Art College.


Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available throughout the year.


Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit http://www.newport.gov.uk/heritage



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What’s on in April 2017

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Tue, March 28, 2017 13:44:05

What’s on in April 2017

New at the Museum!

Come and have a look at the recently acquired watercolour ‘The Newport Ship’ by David Jordan on display in the Museum entrance. The painting shows the Ship being hauled into a side inlet downstream from Newport’s castle. It has been created following extensive research and discussion with the Medieval Sip Project curator and other members of the project’s expert panel.

Exhibitions

Images from the Stone: An Exhibition of Lithograph Prints curated by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery, until 3 June

Your Gallery: An Exhibition of Paintings chosen by You, until 22 April

Last chance to see this exhibition featuring paintings from Newport Museum’s collections chosen by members of the public!

Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

Remember when…? Join Museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of living in Newport.

5 April, 1pm – 1.30pm

Lunchtime tour: The Roman Collections. Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends visit http://fonmag.org.uk/.

11 April , 7pm-8.30pm (access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm)

‘Newport Territorials - The Story of the 1st Mons’. Talk by Peter Dixon. Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery visit http://fonmag.org.uk/. Free for members, £2.00 for non-members.

26 April, 1pm – 1.30pm: Lunchtime Tour: The Iris Fox collection. Do you want to find out more about Iris Fox and her collection of decorative ceramics? Join us for an informal lunchtime tour in the Fox Gallery.

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available throughout the year.

Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit http://www.newport.gov.uk/heritage



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What's On in March 2017

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Sat, February 25, 2017 12:29:28

WHAT’s ON IN MARCH 2017


NEW AT THE MUSEUM

Have a look at our new Museum entrance display. It features a ‘Star Objects’ trail and a selection of objects recently acquired by the Museum and Art Gallery.


EXHIBITIONS

Images from the Stone: An Exhibition of Lithograph Prints curated by the Friends of

Newport Museum and Art Gallery, until 3 June

Your Gallery: An Exhibition of Paintings chosen by You, until spring 2017


TALKS TOURS AND ACTIVITIES

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

Remember when…?

Join Museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of living in Newport.

8 March, 1pm - 1.45pm

Lunchtime talk: Looking after Museum Collections. Find out more about how Newport Museum and Art Gallery cares for the collections at this informal lunchtime talk.

14 March, 7pm-8.30pm (access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm)

‘The Mysterious World of Arthur Machen’, a talk by Godfrey Brangham, Secretary of The Friends of Arthur Machen. Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery visit http://fonmag.org.uk/. Free for members, £2.00 for non-members.

15 March, 1pm – 1.30pm

Lunchtime tour: Introduction to the Museum Collections. Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends visit http://fonmag.org.uk/.

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available throughout the year.

Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit http://www.newport.gov.uk/heritage





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What’s on in February 2017

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Mon, January 30, 2017 14:19:02

What’s on in February 2017

New at Newport Museum and Art Gallery


Come and see our new entrance display from 21 February. It features a ‘Star Objects Trail’ and showcases the Museum and Art Gallery’s recent acquisitions.

Exhibitions

Images from the Stone: An Exhibition of Lithograph Prints curated by the Friends of

Newport Museum and Art Gallery, until 3 June

Your Gallery: An Exhibition of Paintings chosen by You, until spring 2017

Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

Remember when…?

Join Museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of living in Newport.

8 February, 1pm - 1.30pm

Lunchtime talk: Images from the Stone. Join the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery for this informal talk complementing the temporary exhibition of lithograph prints. Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery.

14 February, 7pm – 8.30pm (access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm)

The Art of Printmaking. A talk by Peter Williams, Head of Print, Carmarthen College of Art and Chair of the 56 Group Wales. Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends visit http://fonmag.org.uk/ . Free for members, £2.00 for non-members.

17 February, 11am – 11:30am

Art Store Tour. Why not venture behind the scenes of Newport Museum and Art Gallery and peak into some of the art stores? Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Please e-mail museum@newport.gov.uk to book or for further information.

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available throughout the year.

Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit http://www.newport.gov.uk/heritage



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WHAT'S ON IN JANUARY

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Thu, December 29, 2016 12:15:56

WHAT'S ON IN JANUARY

New!

Images from the Stone: An Exhibition of Lithograph Prints curated by the Friends of

Newport Museum and Art Gallery, 21 January to 3 June

The exhibition features prints from the collections of Newport Museum and Art Gallery which were obtained from the Redfern Gallery in 1953. The Redfern Gallery was founded in London in 1923 as a small artists' cooperative, and is now one of the longest-established dealers of Modern British and Contemporary art in London. The Museum purchased 28 lithographs to make the collections more relevant to post-war Britain.

Lunchtime Tour: The Iris Fox collection

25 January, 1pm – 1:30pm Do you want to find out more about Iris Fox and her collection of decorative ceramics?

Join us for an informal lunchtime tour in the Fox Gallery.

Exhibitions

Respond by David Garner, until 14 January 2017

Your Gallery: An Exhibition of Paintings chosen by You, until spring 2017

Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

Remember when…?

Join Museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of living in Newport.

10 January, 7pm – 8.30pm (access before the talk from 6.30pm to 7.10pm)

‘Upland Archaeology in Gwent’, a talk by Frank Olding, Heritage Officer for Blaenau Gwent. Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends visit http://fonmag.org.uk/. Free for members, £2.00 for non-members.

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available throughout the year.

Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit http://www.newport.gov.uk/heritage



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