Wales’s national museum building under threat of closure as funding is squeezed

Chief executive warns that institution is facing a deficit of more than £4m

A Van Gogh self-portrait goes to Wales

An American almost bought the painting for London’s National Gallery in 1924—but it sold to a French buyer and is now coming to the UK on loan


Minimalist logs work pops up on Welsh beach

Rosemarie Castoro’s Trap A Zoid arrangement was last seen in New York in the 1970s

Medieval cemetery with crouching bodies and rare artefacts unearthed near Cardiff airport

French glass and African pottery suggest individuals buried are of high status

Artes Mundi hits the road: Welsh contemporary art prize exhibition opens with a focus on the Middle East

Artists such as Mounira Al Solh give the country-wide exhibition additional relevance

Almost 2,000 items missing from collection of Wales’s national museums

Coins, crockery and tools are among the objects unaccounted for but museum says "some losses are inevitable"

British Museum thefts: Welsh politicians join the queue in calling for objects to be repatriated

The treasures singled out so far include the Mold Gold Cape and Moel Hebog shield

Welsh museum rebuilds and restores historic Cardiff pub threatened with demolition

The 19th-century Vulcan Hotel was closed in 2012—but next year it will pull pints once again at St Fagans National Museum of History

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Welcome home, Cerith Wyn Evans: Welsh artist gets major show in Llandudno

Neon and moving image works will fill five galleries at the arts centre Mostyn in north Wales

Artes Mundi hits the road: next edition of contemporary art prize to be shown at venues across Wales

Artists Nguyen Trinh Thi and Mounira Al Solh are on the shortlist for the £40,000 award

Medieval Welsh castle in world's first 'book town' saved from collapse

Hay Castle will open to the public for the first time following a £7m restoration project


Who needs Banksy? Mural of actor Michael Sheen claims top spot in new street art trail in Port Talbot, Wales

Welsh town lost a work by the anonymous street artist but hopes to become new urban art hub

Removal of Welsh slave trader painting from National Museum Cardiff is ‘censoring history’, says BBC broadcaster

Newsreader Huw Edwards will now be invited to the museum to hear more about the reinterpretation process