Together at last

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.

For Radio 4’s Today programme, BBC arts correspondent Rebecca Jones travelled to Cardiff to take a guided tour, and meet the former Labour Culture Minister Kim Howells, who thinks Welsh art deserves more.

Continue reading the main story To see the enhanced content on this page, you need to have JavaScript enabled and Adobe Flash installed. Wales’ National Museum of Art will open at the National Museum Cardiff from Saturday 9 July 2011.

All images and artwork subject to copyright. Music by KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley, Rebecca Jones and Dan McMillan. Publication date 8 July 2011.

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