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GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Mon, May 30, 2016 13:52:32

What’s on in June 2016

Your Gallery - An exhibition of paintings chosen by you!

Did you ever fancy being a Curator of an Art Gallery and putting on your own exhibition? The Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery are giving you the chance to do just that.

Join us in the Art Gallery on Saturday, 4 June, from 10am to 2pm to pick your favourite painting and write a label on the day. The first 50 visitors can choose – unfortunately display space is limited and there is not enough room for more paintings. Chosen paintings will go on display in the Art Gallery by the end of July and remain on show until 2017.


Newport Transporter Bridge, a new permanent display on the Museum Mezzanine.

The 1922 Newport Hospital Carnival, until 9 July

Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm-3.30pm

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

1 June, 11am – 2pm

Family crafts: Peg Dolls

Spaces are limited and are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be aware that children need to be accompanied by adults.

7 June, 3pm-4pm

Down Your Local: Roman Ritual and Religion in Caerwent and Caerleon.

At the Murenger Public House.

29 June, 1pm – 1.30pm

Lunchtime Tour: Newport Transporter Bridge

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available during half term holidays.

Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit

If you have a favourite work of art - on Saturday 4th June between 10am and 2pm 50 people can chose a work of art for display. Come an join us and make your choice.

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