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What's on in July 2016

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Thu, June 30, 2016 06:59:29

What’s on in July 2016

New Exhibitions

Your Gallery: An Exhibition of Paintings chosen by You, from 21 July

In June 2016 the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery invited the public to choose their favourite oil paintings from the Museum’s collections. Visitors were able to select from over 200 works in storage at the time. 34 people participated and selected the paintings on display in the ‘Your Gallery’ exhibition. The exhibition will be on display until 2017.

Let’s Discover Food, 16 July – 3 September

Find out more about food through the ages in this family friendly exhibition.


The 1922 Newport Hospital Carnival, until 9 July

Talks, Tours and Activities

1. Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

Remember when…?

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

2. 7 July, 1pm – 2pm

Talk by Richard Frame; The Thin Red Line - The 1st day of the Somme and the 2nd Mons.

Organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends please visit

3. 8 July, 1pm – 1:45pm

Lunchtime talk: Looking after Museum Collections

4. 27 July, 11am – 2pm

Family crafts: Gladiator Helmets

Sessions start at 11am, noon and 1pm. Spaces are limited and are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be aware that children need to be accompanied by adults. This event is part of the Festival of Archaeology.

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available during the summer holidays.

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

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