CHERISH brings together a team of archaeologists, geographers and marine scientists studying the effects of climate change on coastal and maritime heritage across Wales and Ireland. The CHERISH exhibition details the work of the project and the impact of climate change on our cultural heritage. Sponsored by Julie James MS. Dates: 28 May – 14 July.
Growing Flowers Down the Docks
Working with textile artist Haf Weighton, two schools from the Vale of Glamorgan have created artworks that respond to discoveries made by a Cardiff-based botanist 100 years ago. Featuring flower prints, ship sculptures and beautiful hanging fabrics. Sponsored by Vaughan Gething MS. Dates: 23 May – 7 July.
SONG OF THE TREES Rainforest Symphony
SONG OF THE TREES Rainforest Symphony is a unique collaboration between the Rainforests of Wales and Environmental Sound Artist, Cheryl Beer. The composition is led by the vascular systems of ancient trees, ferns and moss, collated by repurposing hearing aid and biomedical sound technology. Dates: 21 June – 2 July.
This is Older
Sponsored by Mick Antoniw MS. From a punk-rocker to a mountain-sheep-farmer, and wild swimmers to allotment keepers, Age Cymru are delighted to present a thought-provoking exhibition which aims to break down negative stereotypes of older people. Created in collaboration with acclaimed photographer Jon Pountney and The National Library of Wales. Location: Senedd Oriel. Dates: 23 April – 25 May 2022
Honouring Jim Griffiths
This miner’s son from a small West Wales village became one of the most influential politicians in Post War Britain and the first ever Secretary of State for Wales. To honour Jim’s life a statue of him will be presented in the Senedd. A joint project by the Senedd, Welsh Government, Carmarthenshire County Council and the National Library of Wales. Dates: 9 – 19 May.
Gwir Gofnod o Gyfnod – Setting the Record Straight
Marking International Women’s Day 2022, Gwir Gofnod o Gyfnod - Setting the Record Straight celebrates the work of women Members of the Senedd, past and present. From 2019-2021 Women’s Archive Wales and the Senedd collected stories from women Members, recording the legacy of their work in both devolution and equality. 7 March – 22 March
Collecting LGBTQ+ histories
To mark LGBT+ History Month 2021 and in the run up to the Senedd elections, Mark Etheridge, curator at St Fagans National Museum of History selected key items from the museum’s collection that highlight the importance of political activism and of using your voice. View the Online Gallery.