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MOMA MACHYNLLETH

Y Tabernacl, Heol Penrallt, Machynlleth SY20 8AJ
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CHRISTOPHER HALL: 1930 - 2016
Jan 28 - Mar 25, 2017
Christopher Hall's parents had a house designed by Clough Williams-Ellis which is how Christopher first came to know and love Wales. This selling exhibition of paintings of Italy (Christopher's wife, Maria, comes from Recanati), France and Wales celebrates a long friendship with this much-loved, Slade-trained, artist.

CLIVE HICKS-JENKINS : SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT
Mar 17 - Jun 23, 2018 FINAL WEEK
This exhibition celebrates the completion of Clive Hicks-Jenkins’ fourteen-print series based on Simon Armitage’s 2007 translation of the medieval poem, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. As well as the prints there are sketches, maquettes and paintings on the theme drawn from the artist’s archive and private collections.

KYFFIN WILLIAMS : CENTENARY
Mar 24 - Jun 23, 2018 FINAL WEEK
An exhibition from the Tabernacle Collection to mark 100 years since the birth of Kyffin Williams who was a great supporter of MOMA Machynlleth.

OPEN EYES : LINDSAY EVANS COLLECTION
Mar 24 - Jun 23, 2018 FINAL WEEK
This exhibition explores, through the art collection made over the past fifty years by Lindsay Evans, the role of private purchasers in supporting visual culture. Lindsay Evans says he looked at art with open eyes and ‘succumbed to urge and impulse.’ Among the artists represented are Brenda Chamberlain, Alfred Janes, Ceri Richards, Mollie Winterburn and Ernest Zobole.

RHODRI OWEN: I’R BYW / TO THE QUICK
Jun 2 - 23, 2018 FINAL WEEK
Rhodri’s hand-crafted furniture pieces are juxtaposed with pieces transformed by groups across Wales, supported by artists Manon Awst, Rebecca F. Hardy, Christine Mills, Llŷr Alun Jones, Bill Swann, Lisa-marie Tann, Catrin Williams, Pip Woolf and Kirstin Claxton. Marked, coloured, gouged or disjointed – these pieces express how life experiences leave their mark on us all.

DEIRDRE MCKENNA: OILEÁIN / YNYSOEDD
Jun 23 - Aug 4, 2018
Deirdre McKenna spent a month on a residency exchange here in September 2017. Her work is influenced by the traditions of her home in the South West of Ireland. As a native Irish speaker she was interested in exploring the connections between Wales and Ireland through the language and other cultural links. This exhibition is a result of that exploration.

LISA EURGAIN TAYLOR: BEYOND THE WORLD
Jun 23 - Aug 4, 2018
This exhibition is a series of paintings existing somewhere between reality and fantasy. They are imaginary, otherworldly and mystic places, but have been inspired by the striking mountains of Snowdonia. The paintings convey positivity and hope as light penetrates intensely through the shadows.

PETALS AND CLAWS
Jul 7 - Aug 4, 2018
Petals and Claws is an exhibition which celebrates the 50th anniversary of Cheshire writer Alan Garner’s The Owl Service, a children’s classic, based on the story of Blodeuwedd, a woman turned into an owl in the medieval Welsh story cycle The Mabinogion.
The participating artists are: Liz Ellis (sculpture), Jenny Ryrie (painting), David Heke (photography and video), Chris Tally Evans (music/soundscape), Bettina Langlois (fine art upholstery), Anna Wigley (poetry and prose).

Click to enlargeTHE TABERNACLE COLLECTION - SCULPTURE
Jul 7 - Aug 11, 2018
A selection of sculptures from our own collection.

TABERNACLE ART COMPETITION - THE OWL SERVICE
Jul 7 - Aug 30, 2018
To mark the 50th anniversary of Alan Garner’s novel, and the publication of the Welsh adaption of the novel in March, this year’s competition themes are based on ‘The Owl Service’.
The annual open competition attracts entries from around the world. The exhibition is selected by expert judges who also award prizes. Awards from the public are presented at the end of the show, so come in and vote!

THE TABERNACLE COLLECTION - THE SEA
Aug 11 - Sep 9, 2018
As 2018 is Visit Wales’ ‘Year of the Sea’, this exhibition showcases works from our collection that have a maritime theme. Also shown are vivid, detailed paintings by Gerald Dewsbury.

THE TABERNACLE COLLECTION
Aug 11 - Sep 22, 2018
A selection of works from our own collection.

MATTHEW WOOD : A SENSE OF PLACE
Aug 11 - Sep 22, 2018
A response to the publication: Wales’s Best One Hundred Churches by T.J.Hughes. A Sense of Place is a painterly depiction of this inspiring and evocative subject. Focusing on the Mid Wales section of the book, Matthew Wood has produced each painting on location and in one sitting.

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