Friday Night Lates @OrielDavies on the 6th of December

The #Lates musical evenings at Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown continue on Friday December 6th with a visit of Rob ... more >

Christmas Singing and Sing-Along

Oriel Davies invites everybody to come and listen to the Lifebulb Community Choir as they bring christmas congs to the gallery, from all around the ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
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Saturday 10am-5pm




Oriel Davies is developing this archive as a resource for those researching both visual arts and arts education. Divided into exhibitions, projects and Test Bed the archive is searchable using the search bar below or by browsing through the archive pages.

Fluent Aphasia
Lydia Meehan

Lydia’s practice explores the memory of personal relationships, in particular knowledge, stories and anecdotal recollections of her Grandmother. The title of the exhibition and the film dwells on the loss of communicative language. more >

Test Bed 2013 16 November - 22 January

Shakti Cymru
Sharmila Samant

Oriel Davies is proud to showcase a major exhibition of work by Indian artist Sharmila Samant in her first solo show in the UK. Her work is visually arresting as well as critically and politically engaged. more >

Exhibition 2013 14 September - 06 November

The Crossing Place of Road & River
Nicolas William Hughes / Becca Thomas

This exhibition presents two practices from Wales that deal with a contemporary understanding of land, identity and the physical and metaphorical thresholds of place. more >

Test Bed 2013 14 September - 06 November

Future Postcards
Joanna Wright and Melanie Carvalho

An exhibition inspired by the mission of the original community of visionaries at CAT (the Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth) to create and test radical models for the future. more >

Exhibition 2013 03 August - 17 August

Be our guest
A new and alternative Bed & Breakfast

A new and alternative Bed & Breakfast has opened its doors this summer for local residents and newcomers to Newtown. Visitors are being welcomed and encouraged to explore the contents of the rooms and corridors whilst imagining the histories, aspirations and desires of the B & B owners and any guests who may have 'checked-in'. more >

Exhibition 2013 29 June - 04 September