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At Cynon Valley Museum

Exhibitions

Winter Exhibition 2019: Oriel Gallery
Lower Gallery

Find us Online

Storm: Catrin Flood
Exhibition at Home
Unknown photogrpaher, Rugby at the Ynys. Exhibition In the Land of Our Fathers
Stories from the Collection

Cynon Together

This year has tested our community, first by flooding, then by the spread of the Coronavirus. Our lives have changed and they may never be the same again. Throughout this our community has stayed strong, we have come together when we have needed each other most. We will always remember this difficult time. This year has also challenged the museum find out here how we are responding to those challenges and ensure our memories are not forgotten.

We are one valley, we are one community
Cynon TogetherA Community Memory Project Remembering 2020
Front of industrial looking build entrance under shelter centre flanked by one brick arch on either side
Reopening Cynon Valley MuseumFind out the latest news on our reopening plans
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Cynon at HomeOnline Events July to August

Collaborations and Projects

Collaborations and project work are essential to how we work, bringing more people in creates better results, reflects the needs and values of our community and means we can do more for you.

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Poet in Residence
Record Sleeve Sold By Victor Freed
Jewish Heritage from the Cynon ValleyExploring Cynon Valley's Jewish Heritage
What’s-on-at Cynon-Valley-Museum
Project UnityA LGBT+ Peer to Peer Support Charity

Events and Exhibitions

January

4th – 14th January – Exhibition: ‘Wild Things’ by Linda Agostini, Mezzanine Gallery

4th – 29th January – Exhibition: ‘Lost Edges’ by Neil Burridge, Lower Gallery

20th January – 19th February – Exhibition:Dragons Warriors, Dreigiau Rhyfelwyr’ by Nigel Whitebread, Mezzanine Gallery

22nd, 26th, 29th: Holocaust Memorial Day at CVM

22nd January – 5th February – Exhibition: Jewish Refugees in Wales provided by West Glamorgan Archives

See more information about our HMD Events here: Holocaust Memorial Day at CVM

26th January 11am – Digital Talk by the Jewish History Association of South Wales – click here to book your place

February

6th – 26th February – Exhibition:  A Shared Walk Group, Lower Gallery

12th Feb – Cynon Valley Art Club – Saturdays at 1-3pm join in on some artistic fun at the museum with Cynon Valley Art Club: Book Now

14th Feb – Arts Adventures – Tuesdays 10:30-12:30pm join our Tuesday morning art adventures: Book Now

14th – 28th February – Exhibition:  ‘Welsh LGBT+ Icons and Allies’ by Pride Cymru, Main Museum Gallery

22nd – 26th February – Event:  Winter of Wellbeing Art Sessions with RCT Arts

26th February – Event:  LGBTQ+ History Month at Cynon Valley Museum, 10am – 2:30pm

March

1st – 26th March – Exhibition:   Glamorgan’s Blood by Glamorgan Archives, Mezzanine Gallery

4th – 26th March – Exhibition:   Women and the Valleys – A Showcase by Karin Mear, Lower Gallery – Open Evening Information

5th March – Art session: Mini Museums of Happiness (Age 8-12) s – Join artist Anna Massey to create a tiny exhibition of objects, pictures and drawings that represent the things, activities, people and places that make you feel good – Book your ticket here

19th March – Art session: Mini Museums of Happiness (Age 8-12) s – Join artist Anna Massey to create a tiny exhibition of objects, pictures and drawings that represent the things, activities, people and places that make you feel good – Book your ticket here

24th March – History Talk: Elaine Morgan and her times – by Daryl Leeworthy Book your ticket here

24th March – Panel Discussion: Women’s History Month – with guest speakers Karin Mear, Amanda Webber and Beth Winter Book your ticket here

26th March – Art session: Mini Museums of Happiness (Age 8-12) s – Join artist Anna Massey to create a tiny exhibition of objects, pictures and drawings that represent the things, activities, people and places that make you feel good – Book your ticket here

26th March – History Talk: Valleys Mining History– by Ph.D. Ben Curtis Book your ticket here

April

1st – 30th April – Exhibition:   Caitlin Flood-Molyneux, Mezzanine Gallery

5th – 26th April – Exhibition:   Hirwaun Library Art Group, Lower Gallery

12th April – Free Art Session:   Criw Celf – Introduction to Collage & Mixed Media with Caitlin Flood-Molyneux (Age 14-18 years old) – more information and tickets here

14th April – Free Art Session:   Criw Celf – Introduction to Collage & Mixed Media with Caitlin Flood-Molyneux (Age 11-14 years old) – more information and tickets here

16th April – Free Art Session:   Criw Celf – Introduction to Collage & Mixed Media with Caitlin Flood-Molyneux (Age 8 -11 years old) – more information and tickets here

May

4th – 28th May  – Exhibition:   The Welsh Photographic Federation: ‘Welsh Salon’, Lower & Mezzanine Gallery

June

3rd – 25th June – Exhibition:   Coley y Cymoedd, Lower & Mezzanine Gallery

July

1st – 30th July – Exhibition:   ‘Black Gold, White Gold’ by Kim Colebrook, Lower Gallery

1st – 30th July – Exhibition:   ‘The History of Caradog’ by Cynon Valley Museum, Lower Gallery. More information here: https://cynonvalleymuseum.wales/2022/06/23/history-exhibition-the-life-of-caradog/

2nd July – History Talk: Professor Trevor Herbert ‘Caradog, Y Côr Mawr and their effect on Welsh cultural history’ 10:30am – 12pm.

Please make sure to book your ticket: https://www.llafur.org/events/llafur-lecture-caradog-y-cor-mawr-and-their-effect-on-welsh-cultural-history/

August

2nd – 14th August – Exhibition:   RCT Arts, Mezzanine Gallery RESCHEDULED JANUARY 2023

2nd August – 3rd September – Exhibition:  ‘Miners and Factory Girls’ by Walter Waygood, Lower Gallery

September

7th- 28th September – Exhibition:   Aberdare Art Society, Lower Gallery

2nd – 26th September – Exhibition:   ‘District_Output’ CSAD_MFA, Mezzanine Gallery

October

30th September – 22nd October – Exhibition:   Miskin Art Society, Lower Gallery

November

26th October – 26th November – Exhibition:   The Welsh Group, Lower Gallery

2nd – 26th November – Exhibition:   Colin Davies Art, Mezzanine Gallery

December

2nd – 22nd December – Exhibition:   Open Exhibition, Lower & Mezzanine Gallery

Get in Touch

Get in touch to find out more any of events the above, and to find out how you can host an exhibition, host an event or book room-hire at Cynon Valley Museum

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has a busy exhibtion and event programme running throughout the year, with exhibtions and events suitable for all ages and interests. For specific exhibtions more information can be found by following the links for the Mezzanine and Oriel galleries.

The museum’s online gallery space Exhibition at Home brings to you the some of the best local artists, artisans and crafters from the Cynon Valley in one online space.

For more information about forthcoming events, the calender below contains all forthcoming events, if you would like to make an enquiry about an event or would like to making a booking for an event please get in touch here.

Winter Exhibition 2019: Oriel Gallery
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