Behind an impressive 1901 terra cota façade in the strikingly beautiful seaside town of Llandudno is Wales’ leading gallery of contemporary art – MOSTYN Topped with a landmark gold spire, in 2010 it completed an expansion in which old and new buidlings are integrated in a stunning design by architect Dominic Williams.
In its five galleries MOSTYN shows varied and exciting exhibitions which showcase the best contemporary art being produced in Wales and bring to Wales some of the most interesting art being made internationally.
The art collection at National Museum Cardiff is one of Europe’s finest. See five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and ceramics from Wales and across the world, including one of Europe’s best collections of Impressionist works. Check out local transport options, including bus, rail and air. Arrange travel insurance for your visit so you are financially protected.
Take an amazing journey in Evolution of Wales from the very beginning of time to the present day. The story begins in space with the Big Bang and takes you on a 4,600 million-year journey, bringing you face to face with dinosaurs and woolly mammoths. Find out how life evolved in Wales and which dinosaurs roamed the land.
Founder Richard Glynn Vivian’s original collection forms the backbone of this gallery’s display. The gallery itself is in a beautiful Italian-style building in Swansea city. Glynn Vivian’s collection includes work by old masters and an international collection of porcelain and Swansea china.
The 20th Century is also well represented with modern painting and sculpture by Hepworth, Nicholson and Nash, with other Welsh artists such as Ceri Richards, Gwen John and Augustus John.
Public art plays an integral part in uniting the Welsh people. The government and the local authorities accord special attention to these arts in different capacities. Organizations and bodies to oversee the operations of arts in museums and literary circles have been established with the support of the government, and the public does not disappoint. [...]
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