is the largest and most comprehensive collection of work by the artist Shani Rhys James, who is widely recognised for her powerful figurative paintings.  This exhibition brings together the whole range of her astounding, award winning paintings, with the early prize winning paintings displayed alongside the artist’s latest developments. It is a selection of chosen pieces from museums and private collectors; a distillation of 30 years work on the themes of family, self, childhood, interiors and relationships.

http://www.llgc.org.uk/visit/things-to-do/exhibitions0/shani-rhys-james/ – XPRO0404

Opening Times

General Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 9:30 – 18:00

Saturday 9:30 – 17:00

Easter Holiday Arrangements 2015

The Library will be closed between (and including)

3 April and 6 April

May Day Bank Holiday Weekend Arrangements 2015

Saturday, 2 May – Usual Saturday opening hours

Monday, 4 May – The Library will be closed

Severe weather – will the Library be open?

To inform staff and the general public whether the Library is open during periods of severe weather we will issue statements to Radio Ceredigion, Radio Cymru and Radio Wales.

You may also call a dedicated phone line 0800 0325 695 in order to obtain the latest information regarding the situation.

‘Distillation’ runs alongside ‘Cassandra’s Rant’ at Ceredigion Museum.



What would Shani Rhys James’ paintings look like if they were sculptures? Showing in the museum gallery together for the first time are the magical, dramatic and sculptural automata of the internationally acclaimed artist Shani Rhys James.

Not to be missed Cassandra’s Rant runs alongside the exhibition Distillation: a review of the artist’s work at the National Library of Wales opening 14th February – 23rd May 2015.


There are a set of three beautifully presented stitched books to accompany the exhibitions The Spider, The Plants & The Black Cot – these can be obtained from:http://www.dolpebyllstudiopress.uk/

(Diana has hers and is delighted with them. Currently planning a trip to Aber in March and again in May)