At present the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is closed for refurbishment but is still operating an “Offsite” programme of exhibitions, talks, workshops and other events in various locations in Swansea.
The Friends are actively supporting the Gallery during the closure period and are also busy running its own programme of events.
If you share in this ‘passion for art’, why not join the Friends and enjoy this exciting period when the totally refurbished Glynn Vivian Art Gallery reopens.
If you would like any further information on the Friends, please visit the website
www.friendsoftheglynnvivian.com or you can contact us on Twitter @FriendsGlynnViv
Description of Organisation: The Friends are a group of like-minded people who support the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery by raising funds to purchase artworks for the collection and also by supporting art education within the community.
- Contact Name: Mr Malcolm Hill
- Position In Organisation: Honorary Treasurer
Contact Address: 1 Kestrel Close,
- Contact Telephone: 01639 794480
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Accessible to wheelchair users with assistance
- Status of Organisation: Charity
Opening Times: At present the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is closed for refurbishment but is still operating an “Offsite” programme of exhibitions, talks, workshops and other events in various locations in Swansea.
Affiliations/Qualifications :The Friends of the Glynn Vivian are members of the British Association of Friends of Museums (BAFM).
Cost of Membership/Charges: Annual Membership costs £15 per person or £20 for two people living at the same address
Publications Produced: The Friends produce a Newsletter three times a year consisting of news, art reviews and other information concerning both the Gallery and the Friends. To celebrate their 50th Anniversary in 2008 the Friends produced a publication "A Passion for Art", a history of the Friends written by Kirstine Brander Dunthorne, which is available by mail order from the contact details below or by visiting the Friends website.
As a Friend you are able to attend regular lectures and are invited to exhibition previews at the Gallery. You are also entitled to a 10% discount on purchases made at the Gallery shop. Also all Friends receive a Newsletter three times a year.