Oriel Davies Gallery

Oriel Davies Gallery

Charity information

Oriel Davies Gallery

Oriel Davies Gallery is a key public art gallery of Wales, based in Newtown, rural Powys presenting world-class, thought-provoking and challenging art by national and international artists in an environment that is welcoming, engaging, informative and free. Oriel Davies also runs a broad mix of stimulating workshops, courses, talks and events aswell as outreach programmes and activities for schools and colleges.

Founded 1994

  • Mission statement

    VISION, MISSION STATEMENT AND CORE AIMS

    Vision

    To inspire, excite, engage, challenge and educate through innovative contemporary visual art

    Mission

    Oriel Davies connects people with art in the unique setting of rural Montgomeryshire, giving opportunity for artists from Wales and internationally to create and show art of excellence, and providing stimulating, welcoming environments where artists and audiences engage with and participate in contemporary art and culture.




    • Develop inspiring, imaginative and thought-provoking programmes of excellence that bring artists and audiences together

    • Provide a platform for Wales-based artists within the context of the best regional, national and international contemporary art

    • Contribute to the local economy and the social, cultural, educational and recreational experiences of our immediate and wider communities

    • Seek new and diverse audiences and increase access, participation and learning in the visual arts

    • Raise the profile of Oriel Davies regionally, nationally and internationally

    • Maximise opportunities through partnerships, collaborations and enterprise

    • Nurture a supportive, stimulating and creative environment in which staff and trustees can develop skills and expertise

    • Ensure a sound basis for a stable, confident and sustainableorganisation that works for future growth and development whilst actively working to reduce its impact upon the environment

  • Aims

    Oriel Davies Gallery aims to:

    • • Develop inspiring, imaginative and thought-provoking programmes of excellence that bring artists and audiences together
    • •Provide a platform for Wales-based artists within the context of the best regional, national and international contemporary art
    • • Contribute to the local economy and the social, cultural, educational and recreational experiences of our immediate and wider communities
    • • Seek new and diverse audiences and increase access, participation and learning in the visual arts
    • • Raise the profile of Oriel Davies regionally, nationally and internationally
  • Overview

    Established: March 1994

    Registered Charity Number: 1034890

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 7

    Phone number: 01686 625041

    Address: The Park, Newtown, Powys SY16 2NZ

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