Sketch Books Studies | Tereska Shepherd

Would you like to keep and develop a successful sketchbook? This will provide you with an opportunity to develop sketchbook skills and the processes of ... more >

Litmus Sharing Event

Join us for a full day of conversation and presentations to mark the end of Litmus Parts 1-5 and explore the programme’s possible futures. The ... more >

School Holiday workshops - Easter Bags workshop with artist Becky Knight

Screenprint a design onto a small bag to take away and put your eggs in. 10.30am- 1pm | £5 per ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission


Artist Educator Opportunity

June 2011—Deadline 7 July.We are looking for an artist(s) who works with recycled materials / kinetic / wind, human or solar power for a substantial schools outreach project this Autumn Term. more >

Oral history sessions this week!

May 2011—Workshops in Newtown, Rhayader and Presteigne. These sessions give an introduction into oral history interviewing and training in the use of digital recording equipment. No experience is necessary! more >

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Kinsey as Oriel Davies’ first Writer in Residence.

May 2011—During the course of the residency Chris will undertake a number of activities that will respond to and enhance the work of the Gallery. These include leading creative writing workshops with schools and members of the public, hosting readings with invited authors/poets, and the creation of a new piece of wring/poetry in response to an aspect of the work of the Gallery. Chris is also be judging the 2011 Oriel Davies Poetry Competition. more >

Reminiscence Project

March 2011—share stories, photos, memorabilia, receive training, volunteer, get involved! A local reminiscence project organised by Oriel Davies Gallery to find and collect oral histories and stories about fairs, festivals and carnivals in days gone by. more >

Heritage Lottery Fund supports Carnival Reminiscence Project

March 2011—The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a grant of £20,500 to Oriel Davies Gallery for it’s ‘Carnival Memories’ project. Oriel Davies has devised the project which targets people of 60 plus, resident in Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire, along with volunteers of all ages, to find and collect oral histories and written accounts relating to local fairs, festivals and carnivals in days gone by. The project gets under way in March with the recruitment of volunteers. more >