11, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 25 and 26 February
Get in the mystery-solving mindset and explore our range of self-led activities inspired by our ‘Dylan Thomas – Live at the YMCA Swansea’ exhibition, and the Montgomery Bonbon Exhibition trail. Activities will include codebreakers, make a mini theatre, and create your own fun felt characters!
Drop in between 10am and 4pm
Family Workshop: Creative Costumes and Dastardly Disguises
Friday 24 February 2023
Drop-in between 1.00pm to 4.00pm
Join us for a fun, free workshop from our award-winning family programme! Create a costume or disguise inspired by theatrical costumes from Dylan’s acting days at the YMCA, and our latest trail ‘Montgomery Bonbon: Museum Mystery Trail’.
Our workshop space has a capacity of 35; If space is not available immediately on arrival, there will be a trail and activities to explore in our Exhibition.
Swansea Museum are also taking part in the Kids in Museums’ Montgomery Bonbon: Museum Mystery Trail from Saturday, February 11 until Friday, March 31 as well as offering the chance to tackle their mouse trail and find the 22 mice hidden around the venue – it’s quite a challenge to find them all.
Check out the latest exhibitions at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea this month, as they present a look behind-the-scenes of BBC and HBO’s multi-award-winning TV series His Dark Materials, made in Wales by Cardiff-based production company, Bad Wolf. Based on Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy of novels, the third and final series is available on BBC and iplayer now.
For the first time in this major exhibition, World Building in Wales, visitors will be able to see costumes, concept art, Visual Effects footage, props and more from across all three seasons. His Dark Materials: World Building in Wales continues at the Gallery until 23 April 2023.
Join in a series of free family drop in workshops during February half term, including set building, painting, puppetry and animation, in partnership with Screen Alliance Wales, Bad Wolf and IJPR Media. You can also ‘Help save Lyra!’ and pick up a new family ‘His Dark Materials’ trail to guide you around the galleries during your visit.
Also open this month, is the popular Swansea Open exhibition, a selection of over 250 works from professional and nonprofessional artists, living or working in Swansea. This annual art competition is a celebration of art and craft from artists and makers throughout the city, and in all its shapes and forms, and includes entries from students, established local artists, amateurs – from all ages and backgrounds!