3 Welsh Museums/Archives have been shortlisted for the national Connect10 competition for venues to win a contemporary artist and £2000 towards running an event in the Museums at Night Festival (15-17 May 2014). Shortlisted venues/artists are:

Swansea Museum – Amy Sharrocks
The Cardiff Story Museum – Janette Paris
Denbighshire Archives & Ruthin Gaol Museum – Mr Smith’s Letterpress

This is great news for Wales as this is the first time Welsh venues have been shortlisted in this competition. The winners will now be decided by a public vote.

The public vote ends on 28th Jan (5pm). They are all in different categories so they won’t be competing against each other and you can vote for all three!

To vote for Denbighshire Archives & Ruthin Gaol Museum –

To vote for Swansea Museum –

To vote for The Cardiff Story Museum –

The shortlisted venues really need your support so please can you ask your friends and family to help,
Don’t forget if using social media to spread the word you may want to use #MatN2014

Museums at Night is Culture24’s festival of inspiring after hours cultural events at museums, galleries and heritage sites. Thursday May 15 – Saturday May 17th.

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