Art galleries and exhibitions in Wales
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is a partner of London’s Tate gallery, and it’s famous for its multi-million-dollar-pound renovations. Richard Glynn Vivian founded this gallery in 1911 and still remains one of the favorite places of many established artists.
Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff
Martin Tinney Gallery is a privately-owned establishment that features work of Wales most established contemporary artists. Also, this facility displays the work of the most recognized Welsh artists such as Josef Herman and Graham Sutherland, Kyffin Williams, and others.
Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw, Pwllheli
Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw is a 19th-century gothic mansion located at Llŷn Peninsula. It was designed to store art collections of Jones-Parry family of the Madryn Estate. This beautiful building will take your breath away, and it’s worthy of your time.
The Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy
The RCA was founded in 1881. The group of British artists decided to head to a grand tour of Europe, looking for a dramatic landscape or North Wales. This gallery hosts six exhibitions annually, and Prince Charles is one of its patrons.
Oriel y Parc Gallery, St Davids
St Davids is the smallest city in Britain, heaving only 2000 residents. Oriel y Parc Gallery is an excellent place to spend your time and enjoy beautiful art collection.
Oriel Wrecsam is one of the most popular establishments of the Contemporary Visual and Applied Arts in North East Wales. Currently, they have an off-site collection, while the leading site is located on Chester Street.
Oriel MOSTYN Gallery, Llandudno
This gallery showcases the best international contemporary crafts and arts. It is not only focused on artists from Wales, but from abroad as well.
The National Library of Wales
The National Library of Wales has an impressive space and exhibits more than 1800 pieces. Here you will find many contemporary, modern, as well as traditional treasures. They also feature permanent and contemporary exhibitions.
Located in converted Wesleyan Chapel, MOMA Machynlleth displays an amazing permanent collection of the best artists of the 20th century. This is a historic part of the town, quite enjoyable to spend your time.
Ffin y Parc Gallery
Ffin y Parc Gallery is one of the best commercial galleries in Wales. It contains a wide range of pieces, and it hosts regular exhibitions for some of the finest artists.
White Lion Street Gallery, Tenby
The White Lion Street Gallery is more focused on local artists, working with different materials such as sculpture and ceramics.
National Museum of Art, Cardiff
Five centuries of work made the National Museum of Art, one of the most prominent establishments in Wales. Renowned artists around the world showcase their work here.
The Albany Gallery, Cardiff
The Albany Gallery was founded in 1965 and shows the work or well-respected artists such as Ceri Auckland Davies, Nick Holly, Gwyn Roberts, and many others.