Glynn Vivian Activities for May

Glynn Vivian Offsite begins its summer programme this May…
This May enjoy new Adult Art Classes, Community Café and an exhibition by Toril Brancher, Looking for Glenys Cour, in partnership with Mission Gallery, Swansea. 
Glynn Vivian Offsite presents a work in progress from Toril Brancher, Looking for Glenys Cour, at Mission Gallery, from 21 May – 2 June.

This exhibition documents Toril’s search for Glenys through her work within the local landscape. Join us for the preview at Mission Gallery on Thursday 23 May, from 6.30pm or visit the YMCA Swansea on Friday 24 May at 12.00pm, as Toril discusses her work.
Learn the art of printmaking in our Adult Art Classes on Saturday 18 May, 11.00am – 4.00pm with artist Lucy Donald at the YMCA Swansea. Free, booking essential.

Create a comic on Saturday 25 May, 11.00am – 4.00pm in the May Holiday Workshops at the YMCA Swansea. Visit us on Oxford Street, Swansea, as we launch the Adventures of Richard Glynn Vivian comic on Tuesday 28 May and watch back to back family films in our Film Club, Wednesday 29 May, 11.00am & 2.00pm at the YMCA Swansea. Free popcorn, booking essential.
The  Glynn Vivian Young People’s group for 14-19 year olds continue to screen their selection of ’12 films to watch before you grow old’ on Wednesday 29 May from 4.30pm at the YMCA Swansea, as they present the Sci-Fi trilogy, The Matrix.

Join art historian and artist Barry Plummer for Community Café, Thursday 23 May, 5.00pm – 6.00pm, at the YMCA Swansea, as they focus on Richard Glynn Vivian’s collection and Tradition of Landscape Painting.
For a full programme of Glynn Vivian Offsite activities, call 01792 516900 or visit the website, to download a brochure. All events are free, everyone welcome.


Does your organisation or community group have an archive or project materials that you would like to translate into materials for schools ?

Venue: Ocean Room, The National Waterfront Museum

Date: Wednesday May 22, 2013

Time: 10.30 – 12.30

Led by Mandy Westcott, Formal Education Officer, National Waterfront Museum

Refreshments provided

This workshop forms part of the ongoing support to local community projects provided by Swansea University and its partners as part of the Connected Communities Project, including local projects supported by the Heritage Lottery-funded ‘All our Stories’ programme.

Join us for a free workshop, focused on gathering and translating historical and community project research and archives into materials to be used as materials for schools.

If you would like to attend, please contact Kate Spiller, Project Co-ordinator, on to reserve your place. Places are limited so booking in advance is essential.

Topics covered include:

  • An introduction to creating school packs
  • Translating archives and research into materials for schools
  • Designing school pack content
  • Preparing digital materials and school pack supplements (including DVDs and CDs)