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Calling ALL Artists living in R.C.T.! Cynon Valley Museum Open Art Competition & Exhibition July 2024       For further information about the submission process, please click on the link below to download the form: art-competition-exhibition-july-2024

FREE Jewellery Making Classes with Elaine Lippard at Cynon Valley Museum Next session – Thursday 25th April 2024 Every Thursday, 7-9pm, until the 16th May 2024 For adults 18+ Please phone 01685 886729 to book your places

  FREE Life Drawing Classes for ages 16+ with Dai Williams at Cynon Valley Museum 4 sessions remaining on this 6 week course on Tuesdays 7-9pm:   Next session: Tuesday 21st April, 7-9pm & then 30th April, 7th & 14th May 2024 Please call call 01685 886729 to book your place (limited spaces available)   […]

Bilingual Text: Sgwrs Llyfr Mai 2024 Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon Bydd yr awdur, Myfanwy Alexander, yn trafod ei nofel ‘Bloody Eisteddfod’ Dydd Sadwrn May 18 2024, 1-3yh Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon MYNEDIAD AM DDIM Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon, Heol Depot, Aberdâr, CF44 8DL Cynon Valley Museum May 2024 Book Talk Author Myfanwy Alexander discussing her novel ‘Bloody Eisteddfod’ […]

Returning to Cynon Valley Museum this May..FREE Mindful Craft Workshops for adults with @Craft with me Molly BeeFridays, 10am-12pm on 3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st May and 7th June 2024Please phone the Museum on 01685 886729 to book your places (spaces limited)Cynon Valley Museum,Depot Rd, Aberdare CF44 8DL  

FREE Needle Felting & Beyond Classes Adult Beginner Crafting classes with Michelle Green NOW EXTENDED – Every Wednesday until 22nd May 2024, 1-3pm Please phone 01685 886729 to book your place – LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

Tuneful Teas

Tuneful Teas Come along for a sing song and a cuppa. Free entry Thursdays 1pm-2.30pm at Cynon Valley Museum      

Cynon Valley History Society Talk: The Cwm – A Lost Community

CYNON VALLEY HISTORY SOCIETY TALK The Cwm – A Lost Community Book Launch Rob Jones Cynon Valley Museum Thursday 18th April 2024 7pm start Free entry – all welcome This talk is designed to show how the book The Cwm – A Lost Community was put together. It will pinpoint the location of the Cwm […]

Art Events at Cynon Valley Museum this April

  Palette knife painting with Joy Saunders Live Art demonstration at CYNON VALLEY MUSEUM on Saturday 27th April 13.00-14.30 Join us for a FREE Live Art demonstration with exhibiting artist Joy Saunders on the final day of the ‘Art Attack’ exhibition which features Joy’s wonderful landscape paintings. Free entry View the ‘Art Attack’ group art […]

Coming soon at Cynon Valley Museum… A FREE film screening of the film ‘Pride’ Saturday February 24th, 10am-12pm A drop-in screening of PRIDE, the film inspired by an extraordinary true story. “It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of […]

Upcoming Book Talks at Cynon Valley Museum

Saturday 17th February – ‘A Little Gay History of Wales’ by Daryl Leeworthy Our next book talk will be ‘A Little Gay History of Wales’ by Daryl Leeworthy. Celebrate LGBT History month and join Daryl for what will be a fascinating talk. Cynon Valley Museum Saturday 17th February 1.00-3.00pm Free entry ‘The Three Loves of […]

Decode LGBTQIA Valleys Art Call Out.

Decode LGBTQIA Valleys Art Call Out. Free LGBTQ+ art workshop 4 people 18+ who’d like to respond to our LGBTQ+ Valleys Re-Told Art Collection with artist Caitlin Flood-Molyneux and Project Lead Klara Sroka from Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Cardiff. Workshop 1 Sat 17.2.24 10am-12pm Workshop 2 Tue 20.2.24 1pm-3pm Cynon Valley Museum – Parry Room To […]

Kids & Teen Activities February 2024 Half-term

This February half-term at Cynon Valley Museum…  Saturday, February 10th, 11am-2pm: For kids (5+) A fun, creative FREE drop-in VALENTINE’S Arts and Crafts session, Saturday 10th February. Drop-in – no need to book For creative teens: Two FREE Expressive Art Sessions on: Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th February, 1-3pm Free course – spaces limited Please […]

TOMORROW – Meet the Artists A Free art demonstration with exhibiting artists Art Bamboo Gwyrdd 10.30am-1pm, Lower Gallery, Cynon Valley Museum   The exhibiting artists will be demonstrating their techniques and chatting to visitors. Pop along for your opportunity to learn from them and have a go yourself! View this wonderful exhibition. Many of these […]

Saturday – 27th January, 12-4pm at Cynon Valley Museum Black History 365 Launch at Cynon Valley Museum Join us for a spectacular launch of Black History 365 & a celebration of the Paul Robeson exhibition: ‘Proud Valley: The Life and Legacy of Paul Robeson’ ‘Cymoedd Balch: Bywyd ac Etifeddiaeth Paul Robeson’ Immerse yourself in music, […]

Next year at Cynon Valley Museum… ‘Fiction & Creative Non-Fiction’ – a 6 week writing course with award-winning writer Mark Blayney. Every Tuesday 9th January – 13th February Booking is essential. Please phone the Museum on 01685 886729 About the tutor Mark Blayney won the Somerset Maugham Award for Two Kinds of Silence. He is […]

Bilingual Text:   Yn dechrau’r wythnos nesa, canolfan groeso’r gaeaf yw Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon yn ein caffi. Fe gewch chi groeso cynnes iawn. Dewch i mewn am baned sgwrs a mwy.   Bob Dydd Mercher 10 – 1 Dydd Iau 10 – 1 Dydd Gwener 10 – 1   RHCT Gyda’n Gilydd Helpu Cymunedau i […]

Coming next year! FREE Watercolour Classes with Karin Mear at Cynon Valley Museum 10 FREE sessions on Thursdays 6-8pm 11th, 18th, 25th January 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th February 7, 15 March Booking essential. Please phone the Museum on 01685 886729 Materials provided Suitable for: Beginners & Intermediate Age 16+

NOW FULLY BOOKED!  FREE Needle Felting Gnomes Demo & Workshop with Michelle Green at Cynon Valley Museum Wednesday 13th December, 1-3pm For adults and aimed at beginners. Please phone the Museum on 01685 886729 to be added to the reserve list – spaces limited.

Christmas Events at Cynon Valley Museum 2023

Ho Ho Ho! Santa is coming to Cynon Valley Museum all the way from the North Pole! Santa will be visiting us on Saturday 9th AND Saturday 16th December for two special occasions ! Both of these special visits will follow our FREE Xmas Arts & Crafts events for kids aged 6-11 on Saturday 9th […]

Bilingual Post: Y dydd Sadwrn hwn! Ffair Nadolig Dydd Sadwrn 2il Rhagfyr 10yb / 4.00yp Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon Anrhegion a chrefftau crefftus wedi eu gwneud a llaw ac wedi eu dethol yn ofalus & cerddoriaeth fyw gan Wildchild Suzy Rae. Bydd raffl i godi arian ar gyfer Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon pengwynfairs@gmail.com Gyda chefnogaeth Cymdeithas Tenantiaid […]

Important Notice:   Please note the closure of Cynon Valley Museum on Thursday 23rd November 2023 (day time only) for the funeral of Cynon Valley Museum Trust Chair, Richard Jones.   Thanks for your understanding.   Please phone us on 01685 886729 if you would like further information.   Cynon Valley Museum Trust

Bilingual post: Rydym yn teimlo’n Nadoligaidd yma! Yn fuan yn dod – ‘Teulu Santa Claus’ Arddangosfa o Ffotograffau Dogfennol gan Walter Waygood Dathliad Pen-blwydd yn 40 Oed gyda hanes darluniadol o Santa Claus. Tachwedd 23 – Rhagfyr 24, 2023 Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon Ar agor: Dydd Mawrth -Dydd Sadwrn, 9.30-3.30yh Mynediad am Ddim We’re feeling Xmassy […]

FREE XMAS Story Telling Session for kids aged 3-9 at Cynon Valley Museum ‘The FREEZING Cold Snowman‘ read by author Jerzy Jones PLUS! ‘Make Your Own Snowman’ Arts & Crafts Saturday November 25th 11-1pm Cynon Valley Museum Please book on 01685 886729 ‘The FREEZING COLD SNOWMAN’ is also our English language Book of the Month […]

FREE Valleys Re-Told Events this November at Cynon Valley Museum Organised by Members of the Creative Hub to support the Valleys Re-told Exhibition in the Mezzanine Gallery, Cynon Valley Museum Turn Visuals Into Words – Saturday 11th November 1:00 – 3:00pm Craft a Keepsake in Clay – Wednesday 22nd November 1:00 – 3:00pm Fused Glass […]

FREE Jewellery Making Classes with Elaine Lippard at Cynon Valley Museum Starting Tuesday November 21st 2023, 7-9pm Every Tuesday until Tuesday December 19th 2023 For adults 18+ Please phone 01685 886729 to book your place.

Bilingual Post: Yn dod yn fuan yn ein Horiel Isaf.. Ian Powell ‘Yn Fy Mhen’ Arddangosfa Gelf Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon, 3-16 Tachwedd 2023 Digwyddiad Agoriadol Dydd Gwener 3 Tachwedd, 6-8yh – Croeso i bawb Coming up next in our Lower Gallery… Ian Powell ‘In my Head’ Art Exhibition Cynon Valley Museum, 3-16 November 2023 Opening […]

Yr hanner tymor hwn – Dydd Gwener 3 Tachwedd! Sesiynau ysgrifennu creadigol dwyieithog AM DDIM i blant 8-11 oed gyda’r awdur lleol Sïon Tomos Owen yn Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon. Yn yn bore, 10.30-12.30pm – ‘Cardiau Antur’ Ysgrifennu Creadigol (Sesiwn Gymraeg) AM DDIM ar gyfer oedran 8-11 Yn y prynhawn – 1.30-3.30pm ‘Cardiau Antur’ Ysgrifennu Creadigol […]

Hanner tymor yr hydref hwn – gwahoddiad i chi! Ymunwch â ni yn Amgueddfa Cwm Cynon am ychydig o hwyl ar ein Llwybr Arswydus ar hyd Wythnos Calan Gaeaf… Chwiliwch am y cliwiau a’r gwrthrychau creepy ar hyd ein coridorau cythryblus i ddatrys y pos! Mynediad AM DDIM. Yn addas ar gyfer 5+ Llwybr yn […]

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