Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
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Gareth Griffith

18/01/20 – 01/04/20

Melvyn Evans 

20/03/20 - 18/07/20

Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
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.

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

Greetings from Bala Lake
Thomas Goddard

As part of the TestBed programme running alongside the immersive environment of Be our guest, artist, researcher, interviewer, reporter, curator and hoaxer, Thomas Goddard has been invited to present his most recent project, which documents the existence of Teggie, the Beast of Bala. more >

Test Bed 2013 29 June - 04 September

The Starry Messenger
Bedwyr Williams

Ludoteca Santa Maria Ausiliatrice Fondamenta San Gioacchin Castello 450 Venice Open 10 - 6 Tuesday – Sunday (closed Mondays except 18 November) more >

Project 2013 01 June - 24 November