Arts on a Postcard

Arts on a Postcard

What is Arts on a Postcard?    It’s a project organised by Josef Herman Foundation to support Mind Cymru.  The social isolation created by lockdown is having a profound impact on mental health, so let’s do something positive that everyone can take part in...
Eisteddfod 2015

Eisteddfod 2015

Cyhoeddodd Mererid Hopwood mai Menna Angharad sydd wedi ennill Gwobr Josef Herman Dewis Y Bobl yn Eisteddfod Maldwyn a’r Gororau 2015. Mae’r disgrifiad o waith Menna Angharad yn y Lle Celf yn dweud ei bod yn creu ‘portreadau eiconig o wrthrychau...

Rabab Ghazoul – Mining Josef Herman Project Artist

On Sunday 12 July, internationally renowned artist Rabab Ghazoul presented a participatory open rehearsal of song followed by a performance with Welsh choirs at The Welfare, Ystradgynlais, which brought to life the work of Polish émigré artist Josef Herman. Ghazoul,...
Schools Project 2015

Schools Project 2015

Young artists inspired by Josef Herman and their local landscape Photo:Ffion Roberts Drakley A new exhibition of young people’s artwork inspired by the internationally renowned artist Josef Herman opened this week at the Welfare Ystradgynlais with a celebratory event....
Sarah Rhys, Artist in Residence

Sarah Rhys, Artist in Residence

Sarah Rhys’s residency is a research and development Arts Council Wales funded project. She has been exploring  Ystradgynlais and the surrounding area responding to the place and landscape through a deep mapping, responding and creating interventions with drawings,...
Annual Lecture 2015

Annual Lecture 2015

‘Josef Herman’s Artist Contemporaries in Wales’  The Polish Jewish refugee artist Josef Herman’s connections with south Wales are relatively well known. He came to the then mining village of Ystradgynlais in 1944 for a fortnight and, captivated by...