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Through the Magic Mirror: The World of Anthony Browne Until Sun 23 September Anthony Browne is a truly unique and exceptional picture book artist whose pictures often tell more of the story than the words. Through the Magic Mirror, the World of Anthony Browne brings Anthony’s work to life, with real street scenes including the infamous Willy the Wimp, the character said to be based on Anthony himself. Explore scenes from his books, such as the back yard from Changes and enter the forest where his fairytale adaptations can be found, including Hansel and Gretel, Me and You, Bear Hunt and The Tunnel. The last stop is the gallery within a gallery to play Anthony Browne’s The Shape Game. A touring exhibition from Seven Stories, the national centre for children’s books.
Going Modern: The Struggle for Abstract Art in Wales Sat 21 JulySun 25 November How did artists in Wales came to terms with the emergence of abstraction as a dominant form in the post-war decades? All of the selected artists in this display were either members of 56 Group Wales or had been invited to join the group at some point in their careers.
The Wolf Inside Sat 13 October24 February 2013 Ever wondered about the ancestors of your pet dog? Ever wondered why cows are different colours or why there are so many different kinds of sheep? Come and find the answers amongst the skulls and skeletons on display.
Animeiddio Cymru Wales Animation Sat 27 OctoberSun 17 March 2013 From Jerry the Tyke to SuperTed, Fireman Sam to Rastamouse, Wales has been at the heart of animation for close to a century. Come to experience the past, the present and the future in Wales Animation.