Tagged with: Venue

21 posts about Venue on this blog

  1. Dylan Thomas Centre staff to be redeployed

    Friday 18 November 2011, 12:26

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Staff at the Dylan Thomas Centre have been told by Swansea City Council that they will be redeployed should planned changes for the venue go ahead.

    The city council has said it is close to finalising a deal to lease the building to the...

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  2. Glynn Vivian gets set for redevelopment

    Friday 7 October 2011, 11:40

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea will close its doors to the public at the end of the month as preparations begin for a multi million pound redevelopment.

    Though the structural work isn't set to begin until the new year, its necessary for the gallery to close on Sunday 30 October as preparations...

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  3. Future of Dylan Thomas Centre close to being secured

    Thursday 21 July 2011, 11:41

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The future of Swansea's Dylan Thomas Centre looks a little brighter as the University of Wales has agreed to lease the venue from Swansea Council, subject to the agreement of legal details that will now be discussed.

    The partnership venture will see the Dylan Thomas Exhibition stay on site, with the...

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  4. National Museum of Art opens its doors

    Friday 8 July 2011, 16:10

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The best of Wales' contemporary visual art now has a new, fresh and modern home at the National Museum of Art in Cardiff.

    The new National Museum of Art occupies the entire first floor of the National Museum Cardiff in Cathays Park. Us press types were allowed a sneaky peek round yesterday morning before...

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  5. Norwegian Church Arts Centre reopens after revamp

    Tuesday 17 May 2011, 11:32

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The Norwegian Church Arts Centre in Cardiff reopens today after undergoing a revamp costing almost £500,000.

    The refurbishments include a redesigned interior plus new features such as a pinewood terrace, an extension to the coffee shop, a lifting platform and new toilet facilities.

    The reopening is...

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  6. BigLittleCity celebrates Cardiff's creativity

    Wednesday 13 April 2011, 11:44

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new exhibition celebrating Wales' capital city and its creative talent will open tomorrow, and will occupy the first floor of the newly opened Cardiff Story museum in the city centre.

    BigLittleCity is the brainchild of Cardiff-based photographer Dan Green. The project started out as his own series...

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  7. Art Fund Prize judges pay a visit to Mostyn

    Thursday 31 March 2011, 13:33

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Judges from the Art Fund Prize paid a visit to the Mostyn gallery in Llandudno earlier this week, one of the 10 musuems and galleries that have been longlisted for the coveted £100,000 award.

    The newly redeveloped art gallery is the only Welsh institution included on the prize's longlist.

    Chair of the...

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  8. Mostyn gallery in Llandudno up for £100,000 prize

    Thursday 3 February 2011, 13:04

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A north Wales art gallery is in the running for the Art Fund Prize 2011, the UK's largest arts prize.

    The Mostyn gallery in Llandudno has been longlisted for this year's £100,000 prize, which rewards excellence and innovation in museums and galleries across the UK for a project completed or undertaken...

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  9. Mostyn wins prestigious Civic Trust Award

    Friday 21 January 2011, 12:20

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A recently refurbished art gallery in Llandudno has won a prestigious 2011 Civic Trust Award - the only building in Wales to receive the honour this year.

    Mostyn reopened in May 2010 following a massive transformation in a three-year redevelopment that cost £5.1 million.

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  10. Wales Millennium Centre's artistic director stands down

    Tuesday 21 December 2010, 11:44

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Fiona Allan, the artistic director of the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, is standing down from her post to take up a role in Leicester.

    Allan has been appointed chief executive of Leicester Theatre Trust, which manages the city's Curve Theatre.

    She...

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  11. Oriel Dafydd Hardy looks for new a home

    Thursday 9 December 2010, 12:26

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A Caernarfon art gallery that has supported and exhibited the work of emerging north Walian artists for the past four years is looking for new premises for its future development.

    Oriel Dafydd Hardy is an alternative, youth-focused arts venue that currently runs from the basement of Dafydd Hardy Estate...

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  12. £27.5m boost for Pontio arts centre, Bangor

    Thursday 2 December 2010, 12:32

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Pontio, the new arts and innovation centre planned by Bangor University, has received a massive boost with the announcement of a funding injection worth £27.5million.

    The university unveiled plans for the project earlier this year, which is set to include a 550-seat theatre, cinema space, studio theatre...

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  13. National Museum Wales unveils William Dyce painting

    Tuesday 15 June 2010, 12:00

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    National Museum Wales today revealed that it has made an important purchase for Welsh art - William Dyce's painting Welsh Landscape with Two Women Knitting, dating from 1860.

    Photograph of William Dyce's Welsh Landscape with Two Women Knitting, 1860 © Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales.

    William Dyce's Welsh Landscape with Two Women Knitting, 1860 © Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales.

    The painting will become...

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  14. Bangor University unveils £35m arts centre plan

    Friday 28 May 2010, 12:51

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Bangor University has recently unveiled plans for a new £35m Arts and Innovation Centre that will include a theatre, cinema space and an outdoor amphitheatre, plus social facilities such as bars, dining and family friendly park areas.

    An artist's impression of the Pontio project at Bangor University.

    An artist's impression of the Pontio project at Bangor University...

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  15. Mostyn preview on Radio Wales Arts Show

    Thursday 20 May 2010, 10:30

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    This week's BBC Radio Wales Arts Show takes a sneaky peak at the newly redeveloped and rebranded Mostyn (formerly Oriel Mostyn Gallery) in Llandudno, following its three-year, £5.1m refit and expansion.

    Mostyn reopens officially to the public on Saturday 22 May 2010 but, ahead of the grand unveiling...

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  16. Half-term art and craft workshops at Swansea's Glynn Vivian gallery

    Wednesday 19 May 2010, 12:41

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Children of all ages have the opportunity to get arty this half term holiday as the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea is staging free art and craft workshops.

    Activities on offer for children aged from five to 16 include script writing and performing, teepee making, sculpture making and textiles workshops...

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  17. Renovation begins on Neath's Gwyn Hall

    Monday 17 May 2010, 13:29

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Work has begun on the refurbishment of Gwyn Hall in Neath following the fire that largely destroyed the community arts centre in 2007.

    Holder Mathias Architects are responsbile for the renovation, which is set to include a 400-seat state of the art community theatre, 70-seat cinema, studio, new cafe...

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  18. Barbican boss to take helm at Wales Millennium Centre

    Thursday 22 April 2010, 14:55

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The director of one of Europe's largest arts centres is to take over as the chief executive of the Wales Millennium Centre.

    Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff

    Mark Taylor, currently at the helm of the Barbican in London, will step into Judith Isherwood's shoes as she moves on from her role at the iconic arts venue in the heart of Cardiff...

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  19. Arts and innovation centre for Bangor University

    Monday 15 March 2010, 10:14

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    Design work has started on an arts and innovation centre at Bangor University which will house cutting edge teaching and learning facilities and a range of indoor and outdoor performance spaces including a theatre.

    University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Fergus Lowe, who is leading the project...

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  20. A new Chapter

    Monday 23 November 2009, 17:02

    Nicola Heywood Thomas Nicola Heywood Thomas

    Cardiff's Chapter Arts Centre is being officially re-launched this week. It's had a glossy new look and, more importantly, the former school has undergone major structural changes and improvements over the last 12 months or so.

    The re-development has cost the best part of £4 million and has completely...

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