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Aberystwyth Arts Centre

University Of Wales, Aberystwyth. Free. Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. 01970 621903 / www.aber.ac.uk/artscentre

Rhi Moxon ‘Food & Folklore’ Illustration and printmaking work exploring the wealth of flavours and food traditions that surround us. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

Hanes: Tales/Stories/Legends/Myths Exhibition which runs across two of the gallery spaces here, exploring the themes of Wales & Legends, Folk & Fairy Tales and Mythology. Includes works by David Hockney and Bedwyr Williams. (Until Tue 16 Jan)

Terry Bell-Hughes North Wales potter/teacher with new work produced in the last nine months following a successful grant application to develop new clay bodies and slips and to work on a larger scale. (Until Sun 21 Jan)

We’re Here Because We’re Here Show detailing Jeremy Deller’s one-off memorial of this name, which took place on 1 July 2016 and featured 1,400 volunteers in WWI uniform; it commemorated the Battle Of The Somme, which took place 100 years prior. (From Sat 20 Jan until Sun 15 Apr)

RPS International Photography Exhibition 160 Work demonstrating photographic skill and technique, alongside images exploring ideas and narratives rich in meaning and message. (From Sat 27 Jan until Sat 10 Mar)

Albany Gallery

74b Albany Road, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm. Free. 029 2048 7158 / www.albanygallery.com

Winter Exhibition A changing exhibition of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery from established and emerging artists. (Until Mon 8 Jan)

Andrew Lamont Gallery (Theatr Brycheiniog)

Canal Wharf, Brecon. Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Free. 01874 611622 / enquiries@brycheiniog.co.uk / www.brycheiniog.co.uk

Haymakers’ Christmas Collection Local designer makers the Haymakers, celebrate the 30th anniversary of their gallery in Hay-on-Wye with an exhibition of varied work. (Until Mon 15 Jan)

Ardent Gallery

46 High Street, Brecon.  01874 610710 / www.ardentgallery.co.uk

David Pritchard ‘Blossoms & Valleys’ Exhibition of around 40 pieces from this Cardiff-based artist, occupying a whole floor of the gallery. (Until Fri 15 Dec)

Art Central

Barry Town Hall, King Square, Barry. Tue-Sat 9.15am-5pm. Free. 01873 852690 / www.artshopandgallery.co.uk

Winter Show Featuring jewellery, textiles, ceramics, painting, printmaking, paper art, book art, photography and edible creations, all available to purchase. (Until Sat 20 Jan)

The Art Shop & Chapel

8 Cross Street, Abergavenny. Tue-Sat 11am-4pm. Free. 01446 709805.

Picture The Vale: Past Times Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Barry Library and Art Central Gallery, a collection of digitised images created from library archives and pictures contributed by people from the five Vale towns. (Until Sat 6 Jan)

Attic Gallery

37 Pocketts Wharf, Maritime Quarter, Swansea. Tue-Fri 10am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-4.30pm. Free. 01792 653387 / www.atticgallery.co.uk

Winter Group Exhibition Changing exhibition featuring new and varied work from all thge artists currently represented by the gallery. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

Barker Gallery / Torfaen Gallery

Pontypool Museum, Park Buildings, Pontypool. Mon-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 2-5pm. Free Wed/Sun 2-5pm. 01495 752036.

Winter 50/50 Fundraising Art Sale Show Sale of donated art works, exhibited in Cafe Celf, to raise funds for the museum. (Throughout December)

Bay Art

54 B/C Bute Street, Cardiff Bay. Free. 029 2065 0016 / www.bayart.org.uk

Jacqueline Alkema, Mabli Jen Eustace & Llinos Thomas Three artists who share an interest in exploring intimacy, both through the choice of image and through the constructed surface. (Until Fri 8 Dec)

John Selway Oil paintings, watercolours and digital drawings, inspired by (among other things) the story of Peter Pan, the Holocaust, Dylan Thomas’s poetry and Jean Genet. (From Sat 20 Jan until Fri 16 Feb)

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Blaenafon, Torfaen. Daily 9.30am-5pm. Free. 0300 1112333 / bigpit@museumwales.ac.uk

Walter Waygood ‘Family Of Blaenafon’ A series of photographs by Waygood documenting the landscape, home life, society, work, religion and youth in Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards. (Until Thurs 1 Feb)

Boundary Art

3 Sovereign Quay, Havannah Street, Cardiff. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. 029 2048 9869 / www.boundaryart.com

Motumu Oyama ‘Atomic 26’ Tokyo-born artist and graphic designer who creates sculptural objects and utensils in iron (atomic number 26 in the periodic table). (From Sun 3 Dec until Fri 2 Feb)

Cardiff Story

The Old Library, The Hayes, Cardiff. Daily 10am-4pm. Free. 029 2034 6214 / cardiff story@cardiff.gov.uk

Charles Byrd Selected works by this local artist. (Until Sun 18 Mar)

Bute Park Explore the history of Bute Park and find out stories of the past. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sun 25 Feb)

Chapter Gallery

Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Canton, Cardiff. Tue, Wed, Sat + Sun 12-6pm; Thurs + Fri 12-8pm. Free. 029 2030 4400 / www.chapter.org

Larissa Sansour ‘In The Future They Ate From The Finest Porcelain’ Sansour, from Palestine, presents an exhibition centred round a film in which porcelain artefacts are buried underground with the intention of being discovered in the future and influencing historical narratives. (Until Sun 14 Jan)

Minyoung Choi Art In The Bar exhibition of paintings that depict dreamlike sequences and pleasurable objects in landscapes that take on fresh symbolism. (Until Sun 4 Mar)

Cinema & Co.

West Glamorgan House, 17 Castle St, Swansea. Free. 07982 624959 / www.cinemaco.co.uk

Fran Williams ‘It’s About Time’ Brand new collection of unseen work, primarily featuring images of Swansea, Cardiff city and landscapes. (Until Sat 2 Dec)

Craft In The Bay

The Flourish, Lloyd George Avenue, Cardiff. Mon-Sun 10.30am-5.30pm. Free. 029 2048 4611 / www.makersguildinwales.org.uk

Christmas With A Twist… Colourful contemporary crafts from more makers than I have room to list, I count 23 of them in fact. (Until Sun 7 Jan)

Christian Ryan New work from Bridgend-based glass artist. Maker In Focus show. (Until Sun 7 Jan)

Alys Wall New work from Penarth-based leather artist. Maker In Focus show. That was a bit lazy of me just using the same text as the previous exhibition so I’ll add that her biog reads like an overreaching dating profile. (Until Sun 7 Jan)

Cwtsh Community & Arts Centre

226 Stow Hill, Newport. Thurs + Sat 12-3pm, Sun 1-4pm. Free. 01633 664498 / www.cwtsh.org

Winter Exhibition A total of 44 works in various media, fine art and photography, by 15 artists from Wales and beyond. (Until Sun 7 Jan)

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum

Cyfarthfa Park, Brecon Rd, Merthyr Tydfil. 01685 727371 / museum@merthyr.gov.uk

Alison Richards & Rob Taylor ‘Wilderness’ Two Merthyr Tydfil based artists, collectively known as ARRT, work in wood, glass, ceramics and poetry to explore the ways people experience wilderness and how that impacts on the human condition. (From Thurs 12 Dec until Sun 28 Jan)

Dylan Thomas Centre

Somerset Place, Swansea. Daily 10am-4pm. Free. 01792 463980 / dylanthomas.lit@swansea.gov.uk / www.dylanthomas.com

I Might Want To Smile Dylan Thomas’ work is full of humour, from his early Swansea Grammar School poems to later prose writing, such as A Story. This exhibition of such work brings together loan material from the National Library Of Wales alongside items from our own collection. (Until Fri 22 Dec)

Elysium Gallery

16 College Street, Swansea. Wed-Sat 12-5pm. Free. www.elysiumgallery.com

Jessica Hoad ‘Rendered’ New work from Swansea-based artist Hoad, her debut solo show; Rendered focuses on our intuitive response to situations, objects, sounds and spaces. (Until Sat 16 Dec)

Ffotogallery

Turner House, Plymouth Road, Penarth. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm. Free. 029 2070 8870 / turnerhouse@ffotogallery.org

Mike Perry ‘Land/Sea (Tir/Môr)’ Welsh artist with new solo show: minimalism-influenced photography looking at environmental issues, in particular the tension between human activity and interventions in the natural environment, and the fragility of the planet’s ecosystems. (Until Sat 9 Dec)

Fountain Fine Art

Rhosmaen Street, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire. Mon-Sat 10.30am-5pm. Free. www.fountainfineart.com

Winter Group Exhibition Mixed and changing exhibition of new work from the gallery artists that continues through the winter months. (Until Wed 31 Jan)

G39

Oxford Street, Roath, Cardiff. Saturdays 11am-5.30pm. Free. 029 2047 3633 / post@g39.org

Holly Davey ‘The Conversation’ Exhibition whose focal point is an A4 folder, displayed under glass at the gallery’s entrance. The loose collection of objects explores our relationship with archive and how our lives can be interpreted through these markers. (Until Sat 3 Feb)

Lydia Meehan ‘A Template For Application’ This exhibition’s central object is a utilarian structure designed to meet, talk and drink tea at (Meeham also made the teacups here for this purpose). It muddles the boundaries between artwork, work, leisure and labour to question how we value ourselves and other people. (Until Sat 3 Feb)

Y Galeri, Caerffili

Lower Ground Floor, The Visit Caerphilly Centre, The Twyn, Caerphilly. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 029 2132 2570 / www.ygalericaerffili.co.uk

Christmas Showcase A mixed exhibition of competitively priced artworks plus an extensive range of jewellery, glass and ceramics from Welsh makers. (Until Sun 24 Dec)

Open Art Exhibition Featuring over 100 affordable wall-hung and freestanding artworks from amateur and professional artists. (From Sat 6 Jan until Sat 10 Feb)

The Gate

Keppoch Street, Roath, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 10am-9pm. Free. 029 2048 3344 / info@thegate.org.uk

Claire Sadlier & Jude Harrington Smith ‘The Leap’ Portraits and landscapes in oils from Cardiff-based fine artists. (Throughout December)

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Alexandra Rd, Swansea. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, Free. 01792 516900 / www.swansea.gov.uk/glynnvivian

Journeys & Visions: Twentieth Century Artists Series 2 – Surrealism and Swansea Work by Giorgio De Chirico, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Paul Nash, Alfred Janes, Ben Nicholson, Tristram Hiller, Ceri Richards and Felicity Charlton. (Until Sun 21 Jan)

Swansea Open 2017 Annual celebration of art and craft by artists and makers who live and work in the City & County Of Swansea. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sat 6 Jan)

These Waters Have Stories To Tell Work by Julia Davis, Alexander Duncan, Shiraz Bayjoo, Jaanika Peerna, Sylvia Safdie, Christian Sardet and the Macronauts, each piece a reflection of their respective experience and relationship with oceanic waters. (From Sat 20 Jan until Thurs 8 Mar)

Grand Pavilion

The Esplanade, Porthcawl. Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01656 815995 / www.grandpavilion.co.uk

Richard Bowdridge ‘Animalistic’ An award winning artist who works in oil paints and pastels and is inspired by the beauty of nature. (Until Sun 14 Jan)

Seaside Sketchers Work by three art groups from Porthcawl and Kenfig Hill. (From Tue 16 Jan until Sun 4 Mar)

IAP Fine Art

15 Church Street, Monmouth. Thurs + Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm or by appointment. Free. 01600 772005 / www.iapfineart.com

Small Works Selected smaller paintings, drawings and prints by Chris Gollon, Maggi Hambling, Peter Howson; prints by Hockney, Matisse, Picasso and Sutherland; stone sculptures by Mel Fraser; fine jewellery by Paul Hatton. (Until Thurs 21 Dec)

20th/21st Century Printmaking Monotypes, lithographs and etchings by Chris Gollon, Maggi Hambling and Peter Howson, plus stone sculptures by Mel Fraser and fine jewellery by Paul Hatton. (From Sat 6 until Sat 27 Jan)

King Street Gallery

33 King Street, Carmarthen. Free. 01267 220121 / gallery@kingstreetgallery.co.uk

Donna Gray New portraits and figurative paintings, (Until December)

Winter Show New and diverse work by the Gallery’s members. (Until early January)

New Year Show New artworks including paintings, ceramics, sculptures, photographs, textiles and jewellery pieces. (From early January until early March)

Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre

St. David’s Rd, Cwmbran, Torfaen. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01633 483321 / www.lgac.org.uk

Rhiannon Williams ‘Hiraeth’ Using embroidery techniques, Williams stitches together stories of people conveying scenes from modern life, nostalgic memories and human relationships. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sat 20 Jan)

Into The Woods Ceramics, textiles, print, mixed media sculpture and ‘curiosities’ on the subject of the woods, and their mysteriousness. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sat 20 Jan)

Naomi Greaves Showcase of images from the artist’s book collection with carefully sourced and purchased antique papers, as well as her own prints. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sat 20 Jan)

Claire Gent Jewellery showcase described as “fashion meets nature” by the artist. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sat 20 Jan)

Gwent Wildlife Trust Results of said organisation’s wildlife photography competition. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sat 20 Jan)

Lost Vegas Hotel

8-10 St Mary Street, Cardiff. Free. lostvegashotel@gmail.com

*Lost Vegas Hotel Work chosen from an artist callout, and hosted, by Cardiff art collective Tactilebosch. The work will be mixed media and reference the “unique dereliction of the building” as well as echoing things like Elvis, David Lynch, American motels etc. (Throughout December)

M.A.D.E. Gallery

41 Lochaber St, Cardiff. Wed-Sat 10am-6pm. Free. 029 2047 3373.

Winter Affordable Art Wall Exhibition & Craft Market Showcasing over 40 local artists and handmade goods, from jewellery to textiles and unusual gifts. (Until Sun 14 Jan)

Martin Tinney Gallery

18 St Andrew’s Crescent, Cardiff. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 029 2064 1411 / mtg@artwales.com

Winter Show New work from all the gallery artists, available to purchase at an exteinsive range of prices. This will also run alongside a new solo exhibition by artist Kevin Sinnott. (Until Fri 22 Dec)

Clive Hicks-Jenkins ‘Sir Gawain And The Green Knight Part II’ Clive’s series of 14 screenprints, based on the medieval poem of the title and using Simon Armitage’s 2007 translation, is shown again here – this time featuring prints 7-14. (From Wed 10 until Sat 27 Jan)

Mission Gallery

Gloucester Place, Swansea. Tue-Sun 11am-5pm. Free. 01792 652016 / www.missiongallery.co.uk

Living//Byw An exhibition of “textiles that tell a story” featuring Sian O’Doherty, Katie Victoria Davies, Llio James, Swag & Tassel and more. (Throughout December)

Surface Pattern Design Maker In Focus show featuring functional and non-functional design objects, stationery, printmaking, fashion and interior related products to display and sell at this gallery. (Until Sun 7 Jan)

The Drawing Center Work in the […] space functioning as a cross-continental collaboration and showcase of work from both Mission artists and those from The Drawing Center in New York. (Until Sun 7 Jan)

Jin Eui Kim Maker In Focus show, rather drily described as “exploration with tonal effects and spatial illusions by using gradient in tone, width of bands and interval between bands”. (From Sat 13 Jan until Sun 11 Feb)

Matt Collier Work in the […] space from a recent Swansea UWTSD graduate who working predominately with audio field recordings and found sound objects. (From Sat 13 Jan until Sun 11 Feb)

National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. Free except where noted. 029 2057 3500 / www.museumwales.ac.uk/cardiff

Bacon To Doig: Modern Masterpieces From A Private Collection The collection in question belonging to Ian and Mercedes Stoutzker. and featuring two Francis Bacon paintings as well as works by Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Grayson Perry among others. It’s on loan here for nearly a year, as well. (Until Wed 31 Jan)

Swaps: Photographs From The David Hurn Collection The first exhibition in a new photography-focused gallery here in the Museum features some highlights from the career of esteemed Welsh documentary snapper Hurn. (Until Sun 11 Mar)

Who Decides? Long-term exhibition from the collections of the Museum and the Derek Williams Trust, curated by service users from The Wallich homelessness charity. This detail seeks to highlight issues around curation and the narrow demographic of those usually involved in it. (Until Sun 2 Sept)

National Waterfront Museum

Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea. Daily 10am-5pm. Free. 01792 638950 / museum.wales/swansea

Our Abertawe Exhibition exploring 250 years of diverse communities that have settled in Swansea. (Throughout December)

Generation Games Generation Games Play your way through the history of home computer games consoles, following developments in the technology, the programming industry and entertainment in the home. (Until Sun 18 Mar)

Newport Museum & Art Gallery

John Frost Square, Newport.Tue-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat 9.30am-4pm. Free. 01633 656656 / museum@newport.gov.uk

The Newport College Of Art Paintings and sculptures from the collections of this gallery which were created by artists associated with the Art College. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

Norwegian Church Arts Centre

Harbour Drive, Cardiff Bay. Daily 11am-4pm. Free. 029 2087 7959 / www.norwegianchurchcardiff.com

Rachel Rasmussen Various works by a local artist who is also going to be hosting art classes here. (Until Sun 14 Jan)

Off The Wall

The Old Probate Registry, Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff. Tue-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Free. 029 2055 4469 / art@galleryoffthewall.com

Sarah Jane Brown ‘The Momentum Of Colour’ Contemporary landscape artist who lives in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and specialised in Fine Art Painting at the West Wales School Of The Arts. (Until Tue 5 Dec)

Christmas Mixed Show Changing exhibition set to include works of new and existing artists. (Until January)

Oriel Canfas

Glamorgan Street, Canton, Cardiff. Tue-Fri 1-4.30pm, Sat 10.30am-4.30pm. 029 2066 6455 / www.orielcanfas.co.uk

Christmas Show Mixed work from a coterie of Oriel Canfas’ regular artists is what I’m guessing this’ll be. (Until Fri 22 Dec)

Oriel Cric

Beaufort Street, Crickhowell. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-1pm. Free. 01873 813669.

Royal Watercolour Society Of Wales Featuring painting, ceramics, glass, sculpture and gifts. (Until Sat 6 Jan)

Oriel Davies

The Park, Newtown, Powys. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm. Free. 01686 625041 / enquiries@orieldavies.org

The Kitchen A creative pop-up space where art, performance, craft and film will be made, shared and inspired. (Until Sun 27 Jan)

Andreas Rüthi ‘Colourfelt’ Swiss-born, Monmouthshire-based painter Rüthi, joint prizewinner at the Oriel Davies Open 2016, presents his first one-person show in Wales. (From Sat 9 Dec until Sun 27 Jan)

*Paul Eastwood Resident here as part of the Litmus development programme, Eastwood will develop his ambitious project Dyfodiaith (‘future language’), which imagines speaking to an unknown future where the Brythonic language has remained alive but evolved almost beyond recognition. (From Sat 9 Dec until Sun 27 Jan)

Oriel Joanna Field

Torch Theatre, St. Peter’s Road, Milford Haven. Free. 01646 695267 / www.torchtheatre.co.uk

Pembrokeshire’s Coast And Countryside: Two Perspectives Work by two artists, Graham Brace and Clive Gould, who both studied graphic design in Cardiff during the late 1960s, both went on to graphic design careers and both offer limited edition prints depicting the coast and countryside of Pembrokeshire in this exhibition. (Until Sat 6 Jan)

Oriel Mwldan

Bath House Rd, Cardigan. Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. Free. 01239 621200 / helena@mwldan.co.uk

Simon Fenoulhet ‘Orbit’ Often using readymade objects and materials, Fenoulhet’s work here demonstrates his interest in the ability of light to reveal unusual things about the world. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sun 14 Jan)

Ellie Young ‘Changing Faces’ Portraits which aspire to show what people look like in a particular moment, when caught in movement or a fleeting expression of thought or feeling. (From Sat 20 Jan until Sun 4 Mar)

Oriel Myrddin

Church Lane, Carmarthen. 01267 222775 / www.orielmyrddingallery.co.uk

Makers Market 2017 Featuring carefully selected ceramics, textiles, clothing, wood and leather as well as small local food producers. (Until Sat 30 Dec)

Roger Cecil + 4 Contemporary Painters Collaborative exhibition between Gallery/Ten, the estate of Roger Cecil and this gallery, celebrating both contemporary painting in Wales and Cecil’s important contribution to the medium. The four contemporary painters are Helen Booth, Laura Edmunds, Catrin Llwyd Evans and Sarah Poland. (From Sat 13 Jan until Sat 17 Mar)

Oriel Q

The Queens Hall, High Street, Narberth. Wed-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01834 869454 / www.orielqnarberth.com

Winter Open Annual show allowing new and emerging artists a chance to exhibit, plus the opportunity to buy more accessible works. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

Oriel Yr Ardd

National Botanic Garden Of Wales, Middleton Hall, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire. Daily 10am-6pm. £10.50/£8.75 concessions/£4.95 under-17s/free under-5s. 01558 667149 / botanicgarden.wales

Julie Ann Sheridan ‘Symbiosis’ Large, site-responsive paintings exploring lichen. See Art. (From Sat 20 Jan until Tue 20 Mar)

Penarth Pier Pavilion

The Esplanade, Penarth. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 029 2071 2100 / info@penarthpavilion.co.uk

Christmas Exhibition Fine porcelain vessels, art calendars, prints and greeting cards froim Monjulee Webb, Gill Banks and Spencer Penn. (Until Sun 10 Dec)

Pontypridd Museum

Bridge Street, Pontypridd. Mon-Sat 10am-4.30pm. Free. 01443 490748 / www.pontypriddmuseum.cymru

Pontypridd Rugby Club Objects and photos from another Pontypridd institution, tracing the highs and lows of the club. (Until Fri 22 Dec)

Redhouse

Old Town Hall, High Street, Merthyr Tydfil. Free. 01685 384111 / info@redhousecymru.com

Jason Williams Exhibition of figurative paintings. (Until Sat 6 Jan)

Merthyr Tydfil 1955-1975: Memories of Popular Music Photographs charting the history of pop in Merthyr over two decades. (From Thurs 25 Jan until Sat 24 Feb)

The Sho Gallery

Upstairs, The Castle Emporium, Womanby Street, Cardiff. Free. www.thesho.co.uk

Rite A Traditional Custom Or Ritual Quality seasonal greeting cards, all for sale, by some of the Sho’s favourite illustrators. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

Spit & Sawdust

Unit B, Rhymney River Bridge Road, Cardiff. Free. 029 2049 4741 / www.spitandsawdust.co.uk

A Second Tribute To JB JB in this instance is John Berger, towering art critic, and this multi-artist response to him features Jake Caleb, Josh Crowle, Freya Dooley, Antonio de la Hera, Caitlin Merrett King, Owen Lacey, Kieran Milne, Hannah Reynolds, Nick Thomas, Helen Savage, Theo Vass and Sophie Varin. (From Sat 2 Dec until Sun 14 Jan)

Stable Yard Gallery (Insole Court)

Fairwater Road, Llandaff, Cardiff. Daily 10am-5pm. Free. 029 2116 7920 / www.insolecourt.org

David Hamley ‘The Llandaff Character’ Paintings from an artist who was born in Cardiff, and has lived in Llandaff for 20 years. (Until Sat 30 Dec)

Swansea Grand Theatre

Singleton St, Swansea. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01792 475715 / www.swanseagrand.co.uk

Inception Show of work from the Minitopian Art Gallery. (Until Mon 4 Dec)

Jan Rachel Williams ‘5 Sided Exhibition’ (From Tue 23 until Fri 26 Jan)

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery

Castle Hill, Tenby. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, £4/£3/£2 kids. 01834 842809 / www.tenbymuseum.org.uk

Alun Crockford ‘The Season’ Photographs by Crockford of Tenby harbour and the people who lived and worked there in the late 1970s. (Until Thurs 21 Dec)

Through The Veil Of The Soul Art works by A-Level students from Pembrokeshire secondary schools. (From Sat 6 until Sat 27 Jan)

Theatr Hafren

Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm. Free. 01686 625007 / thehafren.co.uk

Hywel Phillips Landscape photographs capturing the light and abstract forms of his mid-Wales surroundings, accentuated by the knowledge that one may often be the only person on a mountain at the time of the shot. (From Tue 5 Dec until Thurs 15 Feb)

Tower Gallery

49 High Street, Crickhowell. Wed-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01873 812495 / www.towergallery.co.uk

John Uzzell Edwards Retrospective exhibition. Also showing work by the Usk Valley Artists Co-operative. (Until Sat 6 Jan)

Swansea Print Workshop Mixed work from workshop members. (From Sat 13 Jan until TBC)

Tower Gallery

Oriel Y Parc Landscape Gallery & Visitor Centre, The Grove, St Davids, Pembrokeshire. Free. 01437 720392 / info@orielyparc.co.uk

Sidney Nolan & Graham Sutherland ‘A Sense Of Place’ Joint show from two late artists, both important painters in their respective nations of Australia (Nolan, 1917-92) and England (Sutherland, 1903-80). (Until Sun 28 Jan)

Victoria Fearn Gallery

6B Heol y Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm (9.30am-8pm during December), Sun 10am-3pm. Free. 029 2052 0884.

Christmas Exhibition Selected gifts handmade by some of Britain’s finest designers. (Throughout December)

West Wharf Gallery

Jacobs Market, Cardiff.Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. westwharfgallery@gmail.com

Affordable Art Christmas Exhibition Original prints which cover a diverse variety of subjects and print techniques, each specially chosen based on both quality and affordability. (Until Fri 5 Jan)

Workers Gallery

99 Ynyshir Road, Ynyshir, Rhondda Cynon Taff. Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm or by appointment. Free. 01443 682024 / wood4tt@gmail.com

Winter Woodland Group exhibition of art and design set within a ‘woodland installation’. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

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