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National Gallery seeks candidates for internship

National Gallery seeks candidates for internship

| 19/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is accepting applications for its 2019/2020 internship programme, which will provide a salaried yearlong training opportunity for a Caymanian graduate interested in a career in the field of museum and gallery management. Now in its 16th year, this entry-level position will introduce the intern […]

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CNCF to preview Cayman’s CARIFESTA performances

CNCF to preview Cayman’s CARIFESTA performances

| 16/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The largest-ever Cayman contingent, comprising 50 delegates, will be travelling to Trinidad & Tobago next month for the 14th annual Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) to show off the best of Cayman’s arts and culture, from music, dance and theatre to visual, culinary and heritage arts. Ahead of the festival, which […]

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Group works to save historic Caymanian cottage

Group works to save historic Caymanian cottage

| 16/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A multifaceted group of heritage stakeholders is working to preserve a traditional Caymanian-style cottage built in the early 1800’s by relocating it to the Mission House property in Bodden Town. Towards that end, the Ministry of Culture has concluded the procurement exercise to move the Clayton Nixon home, which is located on […]

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National Gallery seeks artists for new exhibition

National Gallery seeks artists for new exhibition

| 10/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is calling on local artists to submit work for an exhibition that will examine the role women have played in the development of early modern Caymanian society from the 1800’s through the mid-20th century. About 15 contemporary artists will be selected and commissioned to […]

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Actor awarded scholarship in pursuit of MFA

Actor awarded scholarship in pursuit of MFA

| 09/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Caymanian award-winning actor Rita Estevanovich has been named the recipient of a scholarship that she will use to help finance her studies for a master of fine arts (MFA) degree in the UK. Local company Nova awarded the second annual ‘Love Your Future’ $3,000 scholarship, presented to the applicant who demonstrates passion […]

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National Gallery shows off Cayman landscape paintings

National Gallery shows off Cayman landscape paintings

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery has opened a new exhibition, called “Tropical Visions”, which explores the evolution of landscape painting in the Cayman Islands. Drawing entirely on artwork from the National Collection and spanning a period of 50 years, the exhibition encompasses some of the earliest paintings in the collection as well as recent […]

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Students’ artwork on display at National Gallery

Students’ artwork on display at National Gallery

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and Walkers are presenting an exhibition of student artwork created during the Walkers Art Club programme, which runs at the gallery for the full school year. The five weekly afterschool art clubs support 75 public and private school students comprising foundation, primary (in Grand […]

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‘Biennial’ art project installed on Cayman Brac

‘Biennial’ art project installed on Cayman Brac

| 14/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of its inaugural tri-island Cayman Islands Biennial exhibition, “Cross Currents”, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands recently set up a multi-site project on Cayman Brac, which consists of a public art installation by Kaitlyn Elphinstone entitled “Coral Tiles (Contemporary Anthropocentric Tile Design) (2019)”. The installation follows the launch of […]

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‘Proof’ provides formula for good theatre

‘Proof’ provides formula for good theatre

| 09/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): It may seem implausible that a play revolving around the issues of Alzheimer’s, mental health and family conflict, with maths added to the mix, could also include a touch of comedy, but Proof is able to combine all those pieces in one cohesive unit, plus throw in a bit of young love. […]

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John Gray cellist named Young Musician of the Year

John Gray cellist named Young Musician of the Year

| 07/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cellist Dequan Smith of John Gray High School took home the first-place trophy at the 12th annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year finals, held Saturday, 4 May, at the Prospect Playhouse. There were 11 finalists competing on the night from seven of Cayman’s public and private schools, with each one performing […]

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