Welsh Arts and Crafts

A roundup of Welsh artists and artisans and the museums, galleries, and stores showcasing their handiwork.

The Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Located at the University of Wales, the arts centre is the largest in Wales. It comprises a concert hall, theatre, gallery, cinema, darkroom, recording studio, and other facilities.

The CornerHouse Gallery
Located in Ammandord, the gallery specializes in Welsh watercolor landscape artists including Wendy Powell Jones, Anthony Richards, Jenny Keal, and David Bellamy.

The Castles of Wales in Art
Slow loading, but worth the wait. Dramatic landscapes by Buck, Turner, and Gastineau depict castles in their glory days and in ruins.

Department of Art, National Museum and Gallery Cardiff
The museum's Welsh collection includes fine silver, pottery and porcelain from Swansea and Nantgarw, and artwork by Richard Wilson, Augustus and Gwen John, and Ceri Richards.

Giftware Wales
Based in Swansea, this shop offers slate and coal sculptures, clothing, crystal, and a wide assortment of lovespoons and souvenirs.

Harbour Lights Gallery
A Pembrokeshire art gallery featuring the best of the local art scene. To view the art work you'll need JavaScript enabled.

The Lovespoon Gallery
This Swansea company offers a fine assortment of hand carved lovespoons. It ships orders worldwide.

Rhiannon Celtic Jewellery
Welsh jewellery hand-crafted by Welsh-speaking goldsmiths in North Wales.

Wales Arts International
A collaboration of the British Council Wales and the Arts Council of Wales designed to promote arts from Wales.

The Welsh Dragon
Built of engraved stones, this 23 by 27 meter Welsh Dragon is a community project initiated by Hugh Jones. The monument is located near Machynlleth.

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