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Aberystwyth Arts Centre

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

The Photographers’ Wall Rolling programme featuring work from members of the B&W photography courses and Open Access sessions, displayed outside the Arts Centre’s Darkroom. (Until Sat 31 Aug)

*Radical Craft Artworks by historically renowned artists associated with ‘outsider art’, plus contemporary self-taught artists who see themselves as facing barriers to the art world for reasons including health, disability, social circumstance or isolation. (Until Sat 2 Sept)

Teresa Jenellen & Sarah Byfiel ‘Maid / Mother / Crone’ An investigation of the enduring appeal of the female characters of the Mabinogion and their resonance with the notion of the modern woman. (Until Sat 23 Sept)

The Experimentalists Work by students of the Experimental Painting and Drawing class here. By exploring a wide range of mixed media techniques, applications and ideas, they have each developed their individual practices. (Until Sat 26 Aug)

Albany Gallery

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

Summer Exhibition A changing exhibition of new work from more than 50 established and emerging artists. (Until Sat 9 Sept)

Arcadecardiff

Queens Arcade, off Queen Street, Cardiff. Usually open Wed-Sat 12.30-5.30pm. www.arcadecardiff.co.uk

Eifion Sven-Myer ‘Matter Into Light, Light Into Matter’ Sven-Myer distorts and reworks recognisable forms in order to create unusual visual concoctions using paint, wood and film. By combining mediums, he plays with preconceptions of what for instance a traditionally stretched canvas painting is or can be. (From Wed 9 until Sat 26 Aug)

Ardent Gallery

High Street, Brecon. Mon-Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm. Free. 01874 623333 / www.ardentgallery.co.uk

Summer Exhibition 2017 Show featuring over 60 new artists displaying a diverse range of techniques, mediums, approaches and subject matters. (Until Thurs 3 Aug)

Art Central

Barry Town Hall, King Square, Barry. Tue-Sat 11am-4pm. Free. 01446 709805.

Raymond Martinez Welsh-Spanish artist who has previously worked in London and Italy, and has now returned to his roots in the Vale. (Until Sat 2 Sept)

Attic Gallery

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

Summer Group Show Work by a mixture of established (John Huggins, Jonathan Taylor, Thomas Haskett, Paul Vyse) and new (Carys Evans, Rhona Tooze) artists. (Until Sat 9 Sept)

Barker Gallery / Torfaen Gallery

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

See You In The Park In August Images of the award-winning Pontypool Park from the museum and private collection. Plus local artists work for sale. (Until Sun 15 Oct)

Barnabas Arts House

New Ruperra Street, Newport. Tue-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm, Sat 9.30am-1.30pm. Free. 01633 673739 / www.barnabasartshouse.co.uk

We Draw Work from 14 artists who are all part of Cardiff Drawing Group, an informaal network of artists. All work on show is for sale. (Until Fri 11 Aug)

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. (From Sun 27 Aug until Thurs 1 Feb)

Boundary Art

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

Juxtaposition Original work of Welsh artists Arnold Lowrey and Alistair Tucker, alongside Eastern artists Ping Gang Cheng and Yuet Yean Teo, The aim of the show is to promote not only the difference between East and West, but also the differing sectors within these cultures. (Until Sat 30 Sept)

Cardiff Story

The Hayes, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Free. 029 2034 6214 / museum@cardiff.gov.uk

Celebrating LGBT Cardiff Discover some of the stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from Cardiff, and add your own history. (Throughout August)

From Wembley To Wales: Celebrating Cardiff City’s 1927 FA Cup Victory Discover the stories behind the objects at this rare opportunity to see original artefacts from Cardiff City’s 1927 FA Cup match. (Until Mon 4 Sept)

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

Peter Finnemore ‘Between The Lines’ Art In The Bar exhibtion, in conjunction with the Diffusion Festival; Finnemore presents photographic work, using newsprint as a source to provide an alternative interpretation of journalistic accounts. (Until Sun 27 Aug)

Megan Cope & Helen Johnson Via video work and painting respectively, Cope and Johnson interrogate notions of identity, power and social history to explore the colonial relationship between Australia and Britain. (Until Fri 24 Nov)

Chepstow Museum

Gwy House, Bridge Street, Chepstow. Mon-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 2-5pm. Free. 01291 625981 / www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/

Hidden In The Lining – Krishna In The Garden Of Assam, The Tales Of Two Textiles Specially created partnership exhibition with the British Museum exploring the origins, stories and meanings of silk woven temple textiles from 17th century north-east India. (Until Sun 3 Sept)

Craft In The Bay

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

Jodie Hatcher Woven vessel forms made from thin copper strips. I like the look of these! (Until Sun 27 Aug)

Myths & Legends Summer show inspired by the national campaign within Wales to celebrate the Year Of Legends. (Until Sun 27 Aug)

Danielle Sullivan ‘Blodeuwedd’ Installation of paper flowers, located in the foyer space of the gallery. (Until Sun 1 Oct)

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum

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

Celebration Of Welsh Contemporary Painting Showcase for some of Wales’ most renowned and respected contemporary painters, including Shani Rhys James, Brendan Burns, Mary-Lloyd Jones, Sally Matthews, Alan Salisbury, Martyn Jones. John Darlison, Kate Freeman, Joanne Smith, Ken Elias, Veronica Gibson, and Charles Burton and Gustavius Payne. Organised by the Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust in partnership with Glasbury Arts. (Until Sun 24 Sept)

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

ESPY 2017 The winning work for this year’s ESPY Photography Award, displayed both here and Swansea Grand Theatre. (From Fri 18 Aug until Sat 9 Sept)

Ffotogallery

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

Kurt Tong ‘The Queen, The Chairman And I’ Marking the 20-year anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty from British rule, this looks into the entwined histories of China and the UK, traced through the family history of photographer Tong. It was made over four years across three continents and combines new large-scale photographs, heirloom photographs and 1940s colour film footage. (Until Sat 2 Sept)

Fountain Fine Art

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

Summer Group Show A mixed exhibition of new work from the Fountain Fine Art gallery artists. (Throughout August)

Valerie Ganz Paintings and prints from an artist who, until her death in 2015, had a studio in Swansea where she painted miners, ballerinas and jazz figures to no small acclaim. This features some of her last work. (From Sat 5 until Sat 26 Aug)

Futures Gallery / Oriel Gallery

Pierhead Building / Senedd, Cardiff Bay. Daily 10.30am-4pm. Free. 0845 0105500 / www.pierhead.org

Performance Recent work by the Vale Of Glamorgan Artists group concerning performance, in dance, drama, music and politics; expressed in paintings, ceramics, prints, photographs and sculpture. (Until Fri 4 Aug)

Porthcawl Artists Exhibition 1 Work by members of the Porthcawl Arts Society, who are celebrating their 51st anniversary this year. (From Tue 8 until Thurs 31 Aug)

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

Barry Lewis ‘Summer Menagerie’ Lewis, who sculpts animals figures from metal and junk, returns for another of his regular Caerphilly shows. He is joined by makers including Jan Beeny and Nina Lazarou who share his interest but work in other media such as ceramics, glass, wire and wood. (Until Sat 2 Sept)

Galerie Simpson

222 High Street, Swansea. Free. 07714 327523 / www.galeriesimpson.com

Cecile Johnson Solisz Work which will explore the silent language of human gestures through the medium of sculpture and drawing, building on Johnson Soliz’s ongoing fascination with these forms of expression. Prior to the exhibition starting in earnest, she will be resident in this venue throughout August creating site-specific work. (From Mon 28 Aug until Thurs 28 Sept)

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

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

Elizabeth Price ‘In A Dream You Saw A Way To Survive And You Were Full Of Joy’ Price, a former Turner Prize winner, curates an impressive Hayward Touring exhibition which features work from over 50 artists including Becky Beasley, Guy Bourdin, Henry Moore, Bridget Riley and Francesca Woodman. (Until Mon 28 Aug)

Josef Herman ‘Conflict And Sanctuary’ A selection of works by Herman from the Gallery collection, and two new gifts of the artist’s work. (Until Mon 28 Aug)

Grand Pavilion

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

Summer Exhibition Showcasing the creative skills of locals, while also featuring photography from members of Pyle &  Porthcawl Photographic Society. (From Mon 7 until Sun 13 Aug)

IAP Fine Art

15 Church Street, Monmouth. Wed-Sat 11am-5pm. Free. 0844 5611833 / www.iapfineart.com

Chris Gollon ‘Man In The Long Back Coat’ Recent paintings, many inspired by song lyrics from Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Eleanor McEvoy, from a UK painter who died in April of this year. This exhibition coincides with the Monmouth Festival, where Kaleidomorphism One, Gollon’s film collage made in collaboration with JABOD, will be shown at Monmouth’s Savoy Theatre from Fri 28 July-Thurs 3 Aug. (Until Sat 30 Sept)

King Street Gallery

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

John Cyrlas Williams ‘A Brief Flowering’ Williams was a Porthcawl-based painter who was tipped for the top during the 1920s, but fell into a downward spiral in his early 30s and abandoned his artistic career, dying in 1965. Sixty of his paintings were rediscovered in an attic in 2009, and are shown here. (From Fri 4 until Wed 30 Aug)

Kongs

114-116 St Mary Street, Cardiff. 4-10pm. Free. www.kongsbars.com

Fish Cake Artwork of a 2D and 3D nature from up and coming Cardiff-based artists. Hosted by Hosted by Fran Vaz and Sapphira Hill, this is on for one day only; work is available to buy and there’s also a raffle. (Tue 15 Aug)

Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre

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

Portal 2017 LGAC have selected the finest of this year’s UK applied arts graduates, searching for those who are pushing boundaries whilst maintaining and developing the traditions of their craft. (From Sat 12 Aug until Sat 23 Sept)

M.A.D.E. Gallery

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

M.A.D.E. Art Prize A selection of works submitted for inclusion here. A grand winner will be chosen and have their own exhibition next year. Artists featured: Jacqueline Alkema, Zena Blackwell, Glenn Carney, Timna Cox, Michaela Davidova, Eluned Glyn, James Green, Jacqueline Jones, Lucia Jones, Ifan Lewis, Iwan Ap Huw Morgan, Aidan Myers, Gustavius Payne, Georgina Peach, Sarah Poland and Emily Unsworth-White. (From Wed 9 Aug until Sat 9 Sept)

Martin Tinney Gallery

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

Summer Show Specially selected works by artists including Gwen John, Augustus John, John Piper, Ceri Richards, Joseph Herman, Sir Kyffin Williams, Sally Moore, Harry Holland, Meirion Ginsberg, Richard Barrett, Sarah Evans and many more. (From Wed 2 Aug until Sat 2 Sept)

Mission Gallery

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

Blaenymaes Primary School Makers Project Work resulting from a project which allowed children to look at the work of artist William Brown and to take their images to a stage where they could be developed into items for retail. (Until Sun 6 Aug)

Daniel Trivedy Work in the […] space based on the artist’s return trip to the area of the former migrant camp in Calais known as the Jungle. (Until Sun 6 Aug)

Mission Is 40 Stories and memories from this history of this gallery, set up in 1977 as Swansea Arts Workshop Gallery. (Until Sun 17 Sept)

Jane Phillips Award Graduate Showcase Focusing on artists, makers and designers who have showcased excellence within their specialised field and are pushing the boundaries of traditional concepts and ideas. (From Sat 12 Aug until Sun 3 Sept)

Morris Usk Garden Centre

Llanbadoc, Usk, Monmouthshire. Mon-Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 8am-4.30pm. Free. 01291 673603 / www.uskgardencentre.co.uk

Vision Arts Paintings from a group of eight artists from Newport: Aurelia, Gillian Clayton, Joanne Price, Jane Dorsett, Mark Metcalf, Masae Takeuchi, Patricia Clifford and Valerie Stewart. (From Fri 11 until Fri 25 Aug)

National Museum Cardiff

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

Agatha Christie: A Life In Photographs Lots of photos of Agatha Christie, or taken by Agatha Christie. And why not? It’s curated by the Christie Archive Trust and Agatha Christie Ltd with support from the Colwinston Trust. (Until Sun 3 Sept)

Gillian Ayres Celebratory exhibition for one of Britain’s best known abstract artists. Previewed in Art last month. (Until Sun 3 Sept)

Dinosaur Babies Family-friendly exhibition bringing together some of the world’s most amazing finds of dinosaur eggs and embryos. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

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)

National Waterfront Museum

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

Ignacio Acosta ‘Chile And Swansea – A Journey Of Copper’ An artistic exploration of links between Chile and Swansea through the circulation of copper ore in the 19th century. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

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 allery which were created by artists associated with the Art College. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

Newport National Park Visitor Centre

Bank Cottages, Long St, Newport, Pembrokeshire.Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm. Free. 01239 820912 /  newporttic@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk

James Fells James started out studying art in Cardiff and then later retrained as a boat builder, moving to Pembrokeshire shortly afterwards. Living next to the coast as an active sailor, fisherman and surfer has brought these two worlds together inspiring this collection of original art. (Until Sun 6 Aug)

Norwegian Church Arts Centre

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

F22 Photographs by Mike and Dave. This shows here pretty regularly and the blurb still has the cringeworthy line about how the pair “met through a joint love… of photography!”. (Until Sun 3 Sept)

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

Summer Show Changing show of gallery artists. (Throughout August)

Oriel Cric

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

Torfaen Factory Art A group of 22 Welsh artists will be exhibiting artwork and photographs in the studios here. (From Mon 14 until Sat 19 Aug)

Oriel Davies

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

Twelve Tall Tales Twelve artists, makers and designers, selected by guest curator Onkar Kular, tell stories through objects that they have made. A Crafts Council touring exhibition. (Until Wed 20 Sept)

AJ Stockwell ‘In Guise Of The Rock’ A followup of sorts to the artist’s previous exhibition White Rock, this is an installation based around the material of kaolin. It draws on the legacy of the porcelain industry in Europe and our contemporary western attitudes towards consumer goods. (Until Wed 20 Sept)

Oriel Mwldan

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

Hannah M Morris & Owain Griffiths ‘Trails/Olion’ An exploration of ideas of travel and leisure, looking in particular at the way in which we respond to and interact with landscapes. (Until Sun 6 Aug)

Seán Vicary: Dark Ecology Taking inspiration from personal (and wider) history, Vicary uses a dilapidated military listening station in Pembrokeshire as the starting point to consider ideas of early warning systems in relation to our state of environmental precariousness. (From Fri 12 Aug until Sun 1 Oct)

Oriel Myrddin

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

A Darker Thread Twelve contemporary artists, designers and makers exhibit work which both pays tribute to and subverts the Welsh tradition of textile making, for both utiliarian and decorative purposes. Curated by Laura Thomas. (Until Sat 21 Oct)

Oriel Q

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

Sarah Rhys ‘Coal Tree Salt Sea’ Using film, archaeological artefacts and drawings, Rhys links the industry of the area with her travels in Eastern Europe. (From Sat 5 Aug until Sun 3 Sept)

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

Cross-Pollination Contemporary artists from across Wales create indoor and outdoor responses to the plight of pollinating insects both in Wales and across the world. (Until Tue 29 Aug)

Pontypridd Museum

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

Côr Meibion – Pontypridd’s Male Voice Choir To celebrate the town and choir’s twinning with the German town of Nurtingen, this exhibition takes a look at the past, present and future of one of Pontypridd’s most famous organisations. (Until Fri 29 Sept)

Redhouse

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

Young People’s Art Exhibition Work from two local schools projects inspired by the work of, respectively, Josef Herman and Cedric Morris. (Until Sat 20 Aug)

Ken Elias New work from one of Wales’ leading artists. (From Fri 26 Aug until Sun 15 Oct)

The Riverfront

Bristol Packet Wharf, Newport. Mon-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm. Free. 01633 656757.

Lessons Learned Work by participants in the Criw Celt workshop scheme, run by professional artists and aimed at 11-14-year-olds. (From Sat 5 Aug until Sat 16 Sept)

The Set House

Upper Ripperston, St Brides, Haverfordwest. Tue-Sat 10.30am-4,30pm. 07841 682982 / www.sethousearts.com

56 Group Wales Long-running and respected Welsh art group with a new show in a building that was a WWII-era GCI mobile radar unit and has been turned into an art space over the last decade by John amd Jane Dixon. (From Tue 22 Aug until Fri 15 Sept)

The Sho Gallery

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

Treading The Boards Group exhibition of movie inspired art on recycled skateboard decks, featuring over 35 local and national artists. (From Sat 12 Aug until Tue 12 Sept)

Spit & Sawdust

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

Lucy Dickson ‘Territory’ New illustration work. (Until Sun 27 Aug)

Swansea Grand Theatre

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

Feasting On Light Exhibition of prize-winning  En Plein Air artists from Norfolk and Swansea: curator and artist Sue Mann, Alfie Carpenter, John Behm, Jack Godfrey, Jennifer Sendall, Brian Kortelling and Eloise O’Hare (Norwich); Mary Hayman and Hilary Bryanston (Swansea). (Until Fri 11 Aug)

Llwchwr Arts (Until Fri 11 Aug)

Stitches Coven (Until Fri 11 Aug)

ESPY 2017 The winning work for this year’s ESPY Photography Award, displayed both here  and Elysium Gallery, displayed across levels 1 and 2 plus the White Room. (From Tue 15 Aug until Fri 1 Sept)

Taliesin Arts Centre

Singleton Park, Swansea. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 12pm-6pm and performance evenings 6pm-8.15pm. Free. 01792 295526 / www.taliesinartscentre.co.uk

Margaret Hastings ‘How Fallen, How Changed’ Margaret studied Illustration at Swansea College of Art as a mature student, graduating in 2014. She works in the medium of rust and this is her first solo exhibition. (Until Sat 12 Aug)

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery

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

Aneurin Jones & Meirion Jones Sales exhibition of work by father and son duo. both leading figures in Welsh contemporary art. (Until Sun 13 Aug)

Darren Yeadon & Heather Nixon Sculpture and paintings respectively. (From Sat 19 Aug until Sun 1 Oct)

Tower Gallery

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

Michael Howard Recent landscape paintings focus on the hills and mountains that surround the artist’s home near Brecon. Also showing, work by the Usk Valley Artists Co-operative. (Until Sat 2 Sept)

Tower Gallery

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

Pembrokeshire Craft Makers Local makers, painters and photographers with items to buy or merely browse. (Throughout August)

Beth Robinson Displayed in the Artist In Residence Tower, Robinson is an established member of the Pembrokeshire art scene, with solo and group exhibitions locally as well as in Cardiff and London. (Until Sat 2 Sept)

Enchanted Landscapes: Pembrokeshire In Myth & Legend More or less self-explanatory collection of artwork from Amgueddfa Cymru collections. (Until Sun 17 Sept)

Salt Beach Jewellery Locally made Jewellery using silver and beach found glass from the Pembrokeshire Coast line, as well as antique silver spoon rings. (Until Sat 30 Sept)

Victoria Fearn Gallery

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

Summer Exhibition Mixed show including paintings along with contemporary applied arts and crafts. (Until Fri 8 Sept)

The Welsh Quilt Centre

Town Hall, Lampeter. Tue-Sat 11am-4.30pm. Free. 01570422088 / www.welshquilts.com

As Good As It Gets A celebration of Welsh quilts made by quilters from the south Wales valleys especially for a luxury market, including aristocracy and distinguished hotels, from 1921 to 1939 during a time of economic hardship. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Workers Gallery

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

Susan Zeppellini Solo show of new ceramic art. (From Thurs 3 until Sat 12 Aug)

Elwyn Thomas Drawing Portfolio Showcase A glimpse into Thomas’ drawing portfolio, including work from his commission to recorded the last days of Maerdy Colliery, Australian streetscapes and valleys landscapes. (From Thurs 17 until Sat 26 Aug)

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