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Working together to establish our national contemporary gallery for Wales.

Open call for independent members to join the Stakeholder Sub-group

Published on Wednesday 17th January 2024 at 2:48 PM

National Contemporary Art Gallery Wales

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Front door entrance of the art gallery with artwork of artes mundi on it

We are looking for new trustees

Published on Friday 12th January 2024 at 4:11 PM

We are looking for new trustees to join the Board of Oriel Davies to help shape the future of the gallery.

We would like to hear from individuals from diverse backgrounds who have interests, skills and insights which are relevant to our work. You do not need any specific qualifications to be a trustee, but you must be committed to the values of Oriel Davies Gallery, including:

1. Equal and generous access to art and culture

2. Working with artists, designers, makers and other creatives for the benefit of our community and the environment

3. Unlocking hidden talent and promoting creative diversity

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The Lottery Community Fund logo, seen against the exterior of the Oriel Davies.

Croeso Cynnes Warm Welcome

Published on Thursday 4th January 2024 at 11:08 AM

Oriel Davies is welcoming visitors to the gallery to experience and enjoy performances, workshops and community events this winter.

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The Hafren Community Choir practising at St Mary's church.

River Songs

Published on Wednesday 14th February 2024 at 11:50 AM

River Songs is an exciting partnership of voices, people, cultures and artforms brought together in response to the work of artist Carolina Caycedo on show at the gallery as part of Artes Mundi 10.

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The guitarist Gareth Bonello.

Today is Dydd Miwsig Cymru - Welsh Language Music Day!

Published on Friday 9th February 2024 at 11:57 AM

Why not celebrate by booking a place at one or more of the fantastic FREE Welsh music events we have coming up as part of Warm Welcome!

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A top down view of a cup of coffee, the foam shaped into a heart design.

Caffi | Cafe

Published on Wednesday 20th March 2024 at 11:54 AM

We make amazing coffee!

The cafe has become an integral part of the gallery and our programme once again. Our intention is that cafe profits support our programme, but this is impacted by the economy.

This has forced us to rethink the cafe and, from the end of March, we will return to the original model of only serving drinks, cakes and toast. This is because of the increases in costs for raw ingredients, staffing (we pay our staff a fair Living Wage) and energy.

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The exterior of Oriel Davies as seen from the lawn in front of the old town hall.

Oriel Davies Exhibition Galleries Closed for Renovation

Published on Wednesday 13th March 2024 at 4:39 PM

The main galleries here at Oriel Davies are now closed in order to complete the building works required as part of our inclusion within the National Contemporary Art Gallery Wales partner network. This capital investment is funded by the Welsh Government.

Our shop and café will be open as usual during this period. Plus, keep an eye out for upcoming events and activities, there will still be plenty to do at Oriel Davies!

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Two young women painting a large piece of fabric outside the gallery.

New Routes Internship Programme

Published on Monday 11th March 2024 at 4:39 PM

Hands-on work experience in the arts for young people

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New Bank Account

Published on Wednesday 8th May 2024 at 2:55 PM

The Co-operative Bank is one of the banks leading the field when it comes to ethical lending and investment policies.

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