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Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 – One Day

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 – One Day

We are commemorating this year's Holocaust Memorial Day with two films.The first is by Karolina Jones, originally from Poland and now made her home in Wales. remembers her Polish great Grandparents and its influence on her own creative response to the past.Trustees...

HMD Thankyou

HMD Thankyou

Thank You to our contributors for HMD 2021  

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 Wednesday 27th Jan, 2021 'Be the Light in the Darkness' is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021. Thema Diwrnod Cofio’r Holocost yw ‘Goleuni yn y Tywyllwch’ About HMD 2021 The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2021...

Cyfle – Cydlynydd Prosiect

Cyfle – Cydlynydd Prosiect

Rydym angen: Cydlynydd Prosiect ar gyfer Prosiect Llwybr Treftadaeth Josef Herman yn Ystradgynlais Cyflwyniad Mae Sefydliad Celf Josef Herman Cymru (SCJHC) yn elusen gofrestredig. Fe’i sefydlwyd yn 2002 i annog gwerthfawrogiad y cyhoedd o’r celfyddydau gweledol gan...

Opportunity – Project Coordinator

Opportunity – Project Coordinator

Required: Project Coordinator for the Josef Herman in Ystradgynlais Heritage Trail Project Introduction The Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru (JHAFC) is a registered charity. It was founded in 2002 to encourage the public appreciation of the visual arts by people of...

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 and let the...

Charity Arts Auction

Charity Arts Auction

Sunday 8th of December Glynn Vivian Art Gallery From 11:30am Auction starts at 1:30pm Join us for a charity auction in support of the new Josef Herman Foundation Graduate’s Award Programme, in memory of former Chair and founder member Carolyn Davies, who sadly passed...

Celebration of Carolyn’s Professional Journey

Celebration of Carolyn’s Professional Journey

Carolyn Davies   - 2018 Our colleague Carolyn Davies sadly passed away on the 7th of April, 2018, after a brave battle fought with dignity. Our fellow trustee, Sandra Morgan, a close and lifelong friend of Carolyn's, has written the following tribute. I met Carolyn in...

Become a Friend of The Foundation

Become a Friend of The Foundation

We have a long way to travel. Why not join us along the way on this interesting journey? We would love to hear your stories, ideas, and memories of Josef Herman’s work; the life and times in which he lived; what his legacy means to Ystradgynlais or how it can benefit...

Print Residency at The Curwen Studio 2016

Print Residency at The Curwen Studio 2016

Farewell Rock The last coal miners of South Wales An exhibition of new work by artist Hilary Powell Preview 18:00 – 20:30, 28 July 2016 Exhibition open 29 July – 23 August 2016* The Welfare, Brecon Road, Ystradgynlais, SA9 1JJ The exhibition will be opened by Wayne...

Special Raffle

Special Raffle

This Special Raffle of works by artists Valerie Ganz and Mike Jones will be drawn at the launch of the 'Friends of Josef Herman Foundation' on 16th October 2015 at the Welfare, Ystradgynlais. Tickets are £5 and on sale from the Foundation.                            ...

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 digon cyffredin'. Yn...

Project Assistant Job Opportunity

Required: Project Assistant (Clerical & Administrative) Introduction The Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru (JHAFC) is a registered charity. It was founded in 2002 to encourage the public appreciation of the visual arts by people of all ages, and to honour the...

Project Manager Job Opportunity

Josef Herman Foundation Project Manager Required Introduction The Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru (JHAFC) is a registered charity. It was founded in 2002 to encourage, through exhibitions, the public appreciation of the visual arts by people of all ages, and to...

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,...

Eisteddfod 2015

Eisteddfod 2015

Unwaith eto "Newyddion da a ddaeth i'n Bro" oherwydd bod Sefydliad Josef Herman Cymru, sydd â'i ganolfan yn Ystradgynlais, yn cyfranogi yn yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol eleni eto. Cynhelir yr Eisteddfod ym Meifod, Canolbarth Cymru. Mae'r Sefydliad wedi cyfranogi bob...

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 its miners and the...

Holocaust Memorial Day January 27th

Holocaust Memorial Day January 27th

Cafodd y rhaglen a ddangoswyd ar S4C ym Mis Ionawr ar Ddiwrnod Cofio'r Holocaust lwyddiant ysgubol. Roedd yr achlysur yn bwysig iawn yn hanes y Sefydliad oherwydd Iddew o Wlad Pwyl oedd Josef Herman. Ffödd o Wlad Pwyl ar ddechrau'r Ail Ryfel Byd i fyw yn Yr Alban ond...

Mining Josef Herman – Cyfle i Artist

Mining Josef Herman – Cyfle i Artist

Ffi’r Artist: £5,200 (am 26 diwrnod o waith am £200 y dydd, gan gynnwys holl ffioedda threuliau’r artist gan gynnwys TAW). Cyllideb ychwanegol y prosiect: £550 (am ddeunyddiau) (yn cynnwys TAW). Mae Sefydliad Celf Josef Herman Cymru (SCJHC) am benodi artist cyfranogol...

Mining Josef Herman – Artist Opportunity

Mining Josef Herman – Artist Opportunity

Artist’s Fee: £5,200 (for 26 days work at a rate of £200 per day, including all artist’s fees and expenses and inclusive of VAT) Additional project budget: £550 (for materials) (inclusive of VAT) The Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru (JHAFC) is looking to appoint a...