Tag Archives: Art

Dragon Arts and Learning Centre

Description: We are a not for profit charity and are socially inclusive providing art based therapy for all

Services Offered: Classes in: pottery, pyrography, creative textiles, upcycling & upholstery, guitar and drum lessons, crochet & knitting, stained glass, copper foiling and glass fusing, charcoal drawing, photography, access to computers. Please phone to find out what else we do

Organisation/Service Address: Dragon Arts and Learning, The Factory, Church Street, Pontardawe. SA8 4JB

Is public access available at this address: yes

Facilities Available: Computers, rooms available to Hire .etc

Contact Name: Jane Richards or Polly Stone
Position In Organisation: Trustee and CEO

Contact Address: Dragon Arts and Learning, The Factory, Church St., Pontardawe SA8 4JB

Contact Telephone Number: 01792 863641
Contact Mobile Number: 07717827271

Contact E-mail Address: dragonartsandlearning.jane@gmail.com

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities?: There is parking on the road outside and there is a car park at the rear of the building

Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Access without assistance

Status of organisation: Voluntary/Charity

Opening/Meeting Times: Monday 10.00-3.00 Wednesday 10.00-8.00 Thursday 10.00-5.00 we are hoping to be open 5 days a week in the near future.

What languages do you use within your organisation?: English
Registered Charity Number: 1162140

Membership Costs/Charges: £10.00 a year


Friends of the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

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.

Website: www.friendsoftheglynnvivian.com

Contact Name: Mr Malcolm Hill
Position In Organisation: Honorary Treasurer

Contact Address: 1 Kestrel Close,
Leiros Parc

SA10 8DX

Contact Telephone: 01639 794480

Contact E-mail: m.hill23@ntlworld.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.


Sculpture by the Sea UK

A team of professional artists specialising in Environmental Art workshops and events for schools and communities. The aim is to enhance natural creativity and well-being, as well as raise environmental awareness. Annual Community Sculpture Festival run each year during July with free workshops for participants of all ages and cultures. See our website for further information and details of previous festivals. Available to book throughout the year @ £200.00 per workshop day, (Funded concessions sometimes available).

Services Offered: Workshops in schools and locations (e.g. nature reserves/ beach/ other venues). The workshops link in with Foundation Phase for early years and outdoor creative learning for older children / young people

Address: "Bali Hai"
Thistleboon Drive,
City and County of Swansea

Contact Name: Sarah Holden (Managing Artist)
Contact Telephone: 01792 367571

Contact E-mail: info@sculpturebythe sea.co.uk


Swansea Art Society

Aims to encourage local artists and develop public interest in art in Swansea. Organizes lectures demonstrations, indoor and outdoor painting meetings. Holds public exhibitions of members work

Address: c/o2, Kittle Green

Contact Name: Dr A.S. Marriott
Contact Telephone: 01792 232224

Cost of Membership/Charges: £8 per year Full time Students £4 per year