Photography imitating art

The Cynon Valley has been home to many talented artists over history. This week we look into the lives of two very different artists – photographer Hans Hoyer, and “the Welsh Van Gogh”, Nicholas [...]


Mr G. I. John’s Wagon Models

This latest article tells the stories of four model wagons in the Cynon Valley collection. G. I. John: Town librarian, Aberdare. The four examples of model wagons in this article belonged to Mr [...]


Sister, sister: 19th century sketches of the Cynon valley

The Museum holds a significant collection of sketches by the Bacon Sisters, many of which are available to view on the People’s Collection Wales website. Who were the Bacon sisters? The sketches [...]