The Tabernacle (Arts Centre and Modern Art Gallery)
19th century ; 20th century
Interior of the Tabernacle. View from the balcony looking across the auditorium at the balcony sweeping round three sides of the building. Stage lighting hidden in panels in the roof. Projector on a desk in the front row at the centre of the balcony. After extensive renovation, The Tabernacle, a former Wesleyan Chapel was re-opened as a centre for the performing arts on 11th October 1986. It is run by a Charitable Company, The Machynlleth Tabernacle Trust, who have subsequently bought the building to the left which has been opened as the Museum Of Modern Art, Wales (MOMA). It holds a permanent collection of modern Welsh artists and also holds temporary exhibitions. Final alterations saw the chapel entrance alterations in 1997. The building is also used for a variety of adult education classes.
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