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GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Fri, April 27, 2018 17:24:10

What’s on in May 2018

New at Newport Museum and Art Gallery

Maurice Barnes – an exhibition of works by Maurice Barnes from the collections of Newport Museum and Art Gallery; from 28 April until 14 July.

Recent Acquisitions - Newport Museum and Art Gallery has acquired a number of paintings for the collections over the last few years including works by Terry Jones, Keith Underwood and John Goddard. Come and have a look at some of those works now on display in the Art Gallery.


The Royal Academy celebrates its 250th anniversary!

Over the years, numerous works by Royal Academicians were acquired for the collections of Newport Museum and Art Gallery and a selection of oil paintings will be on display throughout 2018.

Newport Library, Museum and Art Gallery 50 years in John Frost Square

An exhibition commemorating the opening of the current Library, Museum and Art Gallery building by Princess Margaret on 5 April 1968.

Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

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

30 May, 11am – noon, noon – 1pm, 1pm-2pm

Family Crafts: Silhouettes, Street Scenes and Landscapes. This workshop will use colour and silhouette effects to help you create your own day or night scene, telling a story from the city or countryside. Come along and be inspired by the street scenes and landscapes from other artists in our gallery. Places are allocated on a first come, first serve basis on the day. Suitable for school age children 4 – 12 years. Please be aware that children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

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

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