9 July 2011 Last updated at 05:46 GMT
For the first time, from old masters to contemporary installations, Wales’ national art collection is being showcased under one roof. But rather than being housed in a brand new building, it will instead occupy part of the existing National Museum in Cardiff.
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Slideshow production by Paul Kerley, Rebecca Jones and Dan McMillan. Publication date 8 July 2011.
National Museum Wales
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