Events

Glamorgan Young Archaeologists’ Club (Suitable for ages 9 – 16)

Second Saturday of Each Month, 10.30am – 1.30pm

The club is an excellent way to explore the past and make new friends. Glamorgan YAC is based at Swansea Museum and offers a range of activities from arts and crafts, guest speakers and games, to finds recording and washing, site surveying and field trips. To find out more about becoming a member or to join please email glamorganyac@gmail.com


Film Showings at Swansea Museum

Swansea Museum embraces modern media improving the visitor experience. As part of Swansea Museum’s exhibitions and events programme, the Museum will be showing films regularly, adding a new dimension, and ensuring that visitors are really captivated by the topics and subjects explored within its exhibitions.

Showing films which are connected to the exhibits really allow for a more in depth understanding, and allow members of the public to really explore the topics which are covered in the exhibitions from that particular era.

The first series of films focus on Swansea Museum’s WW1 exhibition, Swansea and the Great War. Including exciting films such as Dr Zhivago, My Boy Jack, Warhorse and Birdsong, just to name a few.

Film showings are welcome to all, are free of charge, and are all U rated.

Film Date Time
All the King’s Men December 7 2pm
Birdsong December 14 2pm
Lawrence of Arabia January 11 12pm
Dr. Zhivago January 25 12pm

Events

Christmas Craft Workshops—Get festive and crafty with these two great workshops. Step into a winter wonderland at Swansea Museum as you’ll have a chance to create some festive decorations for your house and home. With our craft and artist experts at hand to help you make something beautiful for Christmas, expect to make festive cards and tree decorations. 6th December | 10am-1pm and 2pm – 4pm —-13 December | 10am-1pm
 Sewing Craft Workshop – Our sewing craftThis workshop will be a crafty heaven for any artistic and sewing lovers. Come down to the museum for a fun filled afternoon where you’ll be guided with help and support from our workshop organisers.

24 January 

Half term workshop-Our school half term workshop will give you an opportunity to bring your children along to the museum for a morning and afternoon of workshops, focusing around art, and more often than not, connected to one of our new exhibitions.

So if you’re looking for something to do with the little ones, pop on don to the Museum for a cheerful artistic afternoon.

19 February
Celebrate St David’s Day with our craft workshop -

If you hadn’t already guessed, in this craft workshop you’ll be making items such as Daffodils, Leeks, Dragons, Flags, Harps and Feathers.

Celebrate St David’s day with the family and children during this day of artistic delight.

 1 March
Rhiannon’s Legacy Workshop-

The relationship between horse and human is one of the longest love affairs in history set against the turbulent background of thousands of years of human and equine evolution.

This workshop will combine art and history, looking further into the history of Rhiannon’s Legacy.

21 March
Easter Workshop – An eggcelent workshop for all art bods. Celebrate the Easter period with your family at the oldest museum in Wales.

With our session coordinators the participants will be artistically guided as they create some spectacular pieces.

2 April
Easter workshop – An eggcelent workshop for all art bods. Celebrate the Easter period with your family at the oldest museum in Wales.

With the school holidays you’ll be looking for things to do with the free time, pop into the museum to their popular art workshops. And what’s better, all sessions are free!

 9 April
Half term workshop – Our school half term workshop will give you an opportunity to bring your children along to the museum for a morning and afternoon of workshops, focusing around art, and more often than not, connected to one of our new exhibitions.

So if you’re looking for something to do with the little ones, pop on don to the Museum for a cheerful artistic afternoon

21 May
Rhiannon’s Legacy Workshop -

The relationship between horse and human is one of the longest love affairs in history set against the turbulent background of thousands of years of human and equine evolution.

 

This workshop will combine art and history, looking further into the history of Rhiannon’s Legacy.

6 June
WW1 Poster Workshop-

Propaganda played a large role during war time to unite the public against a common enemy. Many posters have become iconic and synonymous with the Great War, and this workshop will look at re-creating these with a unique and artistic touch.

 

Continuing to look at different aspects of the Great War during the centenary year and working in partnership with S.W.M. (South West Wales Museums).

25 July