What’s On For 2017

Oriel Barker Gallery

15 February until 15 October 2017

‘See you in the Park in August’

Images of our wonderful Pontypool Park from the museum & private collections

plus local artists works for sale

15 Chwefror tan 15 Hydref 2017

‘See you in the Park in August’

Delweddau ein Parc Pont-y-pwl gwych o gasgliadau’r amgueddfa a phreifat

ac artistiaid lleol yn gweithio ar werth

 

All Year Displays

Commemoration of the First World War, ‘Our Glorious Fire Brigade’, Japanware, The Dining Room of Glantorfaen House (on loan from NMW St Fagans), the Story of Torfaen, Torfaen’s social history, the Blaenavon Court Room, souvenirs of the Valley, World Music & The Barker Family of Artists.

Arddangosiadau drwy gydol y flwyddyn

Coffâd y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf, ‘Ein Brigâd Dân Gogoneddus’, Japan, Yr Ystafell Fwyta o Glantorfaen House (ar fenthyg o Amgueddfa Cymru Sain Ffagan), y Stori Torfaen, hanes cymdeithasol Torfaen, Llys Blaenafon ystafell, cofroddion o Ddyffryn, Cerddoriaeth y Byd & The Barker Teulu Artistiaid.

Café Art 2017 Cafe Celf

January & February    – 50 / 50 Fundraiser of donated works

March & April               – Sarah Fisher

May & June                   – Irene Thomas

July & August               – Karen O’Shea ‘Summer Paintings’

Sept & Oct                     – Hilda Smith

Nov & Dec                     – 50/50 Fundraising art sale show
sale of donated art works to raise funds for the museum

Friday 24 February 2017 at 7pm

Hon Nick Thomas-Symonds MP

giving a fundraising lecture for our museum on ‘The Life and Work of Aneurin Bevan’

Tickets from the museum £8

Dydd Gweber 24 Chwefror 2017 am 7 oc

Hon Nick Thomas-Symonds MP

rhoi Darlith Godi Arian ar gyfer ein amgueddfa ar ‘Bywyd a Gwaith o Aneurin Bevan’

Tocynnau ar gael o’r amgueddfa £8

Series of Lectures, Pontypool Local History Society (PLHS)

all welcome

£3 fundraising fee for non-Members

tea / coffee & biscuits served in the Tearoom after the lecture

Please see itinerary for PLHS series of lectures – first Tuesday of the month at the museum from 2pm

 

 

Saturday 4 March  1.30 – 3.30 pm 

 

Fundraising Tutored Workshop Session – creating artists books
£10 – book spaces limited

 

Dydd Sadwrn 4 Mawrth 1.30 – 3.30 oc

 

Thiwtor Sesiwn Gweithdy Codi Arian – creu llyfrau artistiaid

£10 archebwch (llefydd cyfyngedig)

 

 

3rd annual en plein air

Painting in Pontypool Park Competition

Blynyddol ym Mharc Pont-y-pwl Gystadleuaeth

this year artists can do the en plein air on any day (10 – 4) between:gall flwyddyn hon artistiaid wneud yr awr unrhyw ddiwrnod (10-4) rhwng:

13 – 17 June / Mehefin 2017

Prizes / Gwobrau yw: £250, £100, £75

entry is £15 per piece of work entered per day

Judging and opening of the exhibition is Sunday 18 June

all entries will be displayed in the museum’s Oriel Barker until the end of August

mae mynediad yn £15 y darn o waith cofnodi bob dydd

Beirniadu a agoriad yr arddangosfa Dydd Sul 18 Mehefin

bydd yr holl geisiadau yn cael eu harddangos yn yr amgueddfa Oriel Barker tan ddiwedd mis Awst

FREE FAMILY FUN mornings! during school summer and half-term holidays

Wednesday mornings 10 – 12 – free entry for all – traditional toys and games to play!

Important date for your diary! 

June / July date tbc – fundraising Trust Members trip to Llanerchaeron (National Trust) & Aberaeron (Cardiganshire seaside town)