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Visit Glynn Vivian Art Gallery this Summer

Discover the new exhibitions and activities, from new shows to workshops, there's plenty to see and do at Glynn Vivian Art Gallery.

On Thursday 21st July, from 5.30pm, join in the late night celebrations for Glynn Vivian At Night, with new exhibitions, performance, live music, workshops and talks.

The new season opens with conversations between artists by Brook Andrew and Shiraz Bayjoo. This exhibition looks at the stories and hidden histories of colonialism through video, painting, photography and archive materials.

On Your Face x Glynn Vivian: Queer Reflections
On Your Face x Glynn Vivian: Queer Reflections

Also opening this month is On Your Face x Glynn Vivian: Queer Reflections. Led by artist Fox Irving, ‘On Your Face’ collective have come together to respond to selected artworks from the Gallery’s Permanent Collection. In this exhibition, the young artists have been exploring and creating new narratives of what it means to be gay/lesbian, queer, and/or neurodivergent in Wales today.

Looking for free summer holiday family fun? Glynn Vivian Art Gallery has a jammed packed programme to look forward to this summer, including the brand new ‘Summer Sundays’ featuring Forest School and Family Film Club starting on Sunday 24th July and running throughout the summer.

Book now for the popular ‘I can…’ workshops, a series of fun introductory sessions to basic print-making, painting, sculpture and embroidery. There’s also Magical Forest and Mystical Mountains workshops taking place, along with trails, activities and art backpacks on hand to inspire everyone this summer!

There’s plenty of workshops and talks for adults too, including the two-day spoon carving workshop, creative writing and clay making classes. It’s the perfect time to learn a new skill this summer!

Go online at to see the full programme and to plan your free visit. Or call 01792 516900 for more details. today, no booking required.

Pop into the Gallery shop to pick up a special gift or stop off for a selection of hot and cold drinks and homemade cakes from TwoCann Glynn Vivian café.

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Alexandra Road, Swansea SA1 5DZ

The Gallery is fully accessible for wheelchair users.


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