Litmus Sharing Event

Join us for a full day of conversation and presentations to mark the end of Litmus Parts 1-5 and explore the programme’s possible futures. The ... more >

School Holiday workshops - Easter Bags workshop with artist Becky Knight

Screenprint a design onto a small bag to take away and put your eggs in. 10.30am- 1pm | £5 per ... more >

School Holiday workshops - Flat Pack Dinosaurs workshop with artist Becky Knight

Turn cardboard into a 3D monster to take home. 10.30am- 1pm | £5 per ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission


Oriel Davies is developing this archive as a resource for those researching both visual arts and arts education. Divided into exhibitions, projects and Test Bed the archive is searchable using the search bar below or by browsing through the archive pages.

Instructions for Imagined Spaces, Rory Duckhouse

Instructions for Imagined Spaces
Rory Duckhouse

Instructions for Imagined Spaces presents a series of instructional guides that offer the gallery visitor an experience of an imagined space. The guides use the visitor’s previous encounters and experiences of a gallery to construct this particular imagined place. more >

Test Bed 2017 11 March - 10 May

Making Our Mark / Gwneud ein Marc
A Criw Celf Collaboration

An exhibition of work created by Criw Celf during a workshop at Oriel Davies in December 2016. more >

Test Bed 2017 14 January - 25 February

Penny Hallas and Caroline Wright, Binocular: disturbance, 2016

Binocular: disturbance
Penny Hallas and Caroline Wright

Penny Hallas lives in Llangattock, Powys. Caroline Wright lives in Framsden, Suffolk. more >

Test Bed 2016 22 October - 07 January

Spike Dennis, Findings on Ice

Findings on Ice
Spike Dennis

This TestBed exhibition comprises new work by the artist that has resulted from his foray into creating embroideries in ice. more >

Test Bed 2016 10 September - 15 October

Moving on
Elizabeth Brickell

Elizabeth Brickell’s practice is rooted in a tactile sensibility. She harbors objects that are imbued with memory and connection to a place or occasion. more >

Test Bed 2016 25 June - 29 August