Christmas Opening Times 2017

Fri 22 Dec 10am- 12 noon

Sat 23 Dec Closed

Sun 24 Dec Closed

Mon 25 Dec Closed

Tue 26 Dec Closed

Wed 27 Dec Closed

 

Thur 28 Dec Closed

Fri 29 Dec Closed

Sat 30 Dec 10am – 4:30pm

Sun 31 Dec Closed

Mon 1 Jan ’18 Closed

Tues 2 Jan ’18  10am – 4:30pm

Wed 3 Jan ’18 10am – 4:30pm

 

How Jazz Came To Wales

 

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Links to further resources

link to website. http://www.smu.ac.uk/jazzheritage/index.php/home

Fisk Jubilee Singers  http://www.smu.ac.uk/jazzheritage/index.php/history/1899

Alan Plater  – Devil’s Music  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00fl777

http://www.smu.ac.uk/jazzheritage/index.php/in-print/56-wales-and-negro-minstrelsy

Some of Swansea’s bands and Orchestras, 1918-1926;  http://www.smu.ac.uk/jazzheritage/index.php/music/57-some-of-swanseas-jazz-bands-a-orchestras-1918-1926

http://www.smu.ac.uk/jazzheritage/images/stories/documents/JazzArchiveCollection.pdf

Academic papers and Presentations; http://www.smu.ac.uk/jazzheritage/index.php/in-print/36-in-print

The Collection Painting

28/05/2016 – All Day
Swansea Museum
Victoria Road, The Maritime Quarter
Swansea
Source: Swansea Museum Events

Make art from history!

22/05/2016 – All Day
Swansea Museum
Victoria Road, The Maritime Quarter
Swansea
Source: Swansea Museum Events

Make a ‘Star Wars’ Art Sculpture

01/05/2016 – All Day
Swansea Museum
Victoria Road, The Maritime Quarter
Swansea
Source: Swansea Museum Events

Free Art Workshop: Stained Glass Huda Awad

10/04/2016 – All Day
Swansea Museum
Victoria Road, The Maritime Quarter
Swansea
Source: Swansea Museum Events

Prehistoric Sculpture Workshop – for Adults

02/04/2016 – All Day
Swansea Museum
Victoria Road, The Maritime Quarter
Swansea
Source: Swansea Museum Events

South Wales Scribes Exhibition

20/02/2016 – 23/04/2016 – 12:00 am
Swansea Museum
Victoria Road, The Maritime Quarter
Swansea
Source: Swansea Museum Events

Swansea and the Great War

01/01/2016 – 01/01/2017 – 12:00 am
Swansea Museum
Victoria Road, The Maritime Quarter
Swansea
Source: Swansea Museum Events

Saving Treasures, Telling Stories – The Lost Treasures of Swansea Bay

On Saturday, Glamorgan Young Archaeologist Club (YAC)  let us take over their monthly session to discover some of the fantastic artefacts that have been found over the years on Swansea Bay.

With help from staff from Swansea Museum, National Museum Wales, the Portable Antiquities Scheme, Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust and local detectorists we saw stone age axes, bronze age chisels, roman chariot fixings and medieval pilgrim badges to name but a few!

The young people got the chance to ask lots of questions, both to the archaeologists and to the finders about the objects and they got to handle and explore the finds too!

They plotted the finds on maps and recorded some of them in the style of a Portable Antiquities record.

YAC members are now going to put their minds to how best we can tell the stories of these objects in new displays for our Archaeology gallery in 2016.

 

‘Saving Treasures, Telling Stories – The Lost Treasures of Swansea Bay’ is a HLF funded project co-ordinated by National Museum Wales, the Portable Antiquities Scheme and The Federation of Museums and Art Galleries of Wales. It will help Swansea Museum to acquire and safeguard items of portable heritage with special significance to Swansea Bay for the people of Swansea. It will also enable the museum to work with local communities to engage with and explore these treasures and to find out more about their Swansea Bay!

 

Keep up with the latest news on the project via #losttreasuresswanseabay on Twitter and keep checking this blog.