Tag: Cayman Islands National Museum

Who is the actor in film about Long Celia?

Who is the actor in film about Long Celia?

| 28/08/2019 | 0 Comments

I recently visited the Cayman Islands National Museum. It was very interesting and lovely. I was just wondering if you knew the name of the actor who played opposite Long Celia in the video? She looks familiar but I can’t remember her name. Auntie’s answer: The woman in question is Cynthia Hew, who played Sarah […]

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Campers learn about Cayman’s traditions

Campers learn about Cayman’s traditions

| 22/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of students spent last week learning all about Cayman’s traditions at the Immerse Summer Camp organised by the Cayman Islands National Museum. The idea for the camp is to offer the opportunity for young people to experience Cayman’s unique natural and cultural heritage.

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Road closure for National Museum mango season festival

Road closure for National Museum mango season festival

| 04/07/2019 | 0 Comments

In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands National Museum’s mango season event on Saturday, 6 July, Goring Avenue will be closed between South Church Street and Louise Llewellyn Way, from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

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Road closure for International Museum Day celebration

Road closure for International Museum Day celebration

| 17/05/2019 | 0 Comments

In order to facilitate the National Museum’s celebration in observance of International Museum Day on Saturday, 18 May, Goring Avenue will be closed between South Church Street and the Louise Llewellyn Way, from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

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Georgette Ebanks honoured for contributions

Georgette Ebanks honoured for contributions

| 05/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Georgette Ebanks, a local icon whose name is associated with women gaining the right to vote, was recognised for her contributions to Cayman at a ceremony held at the Cayman Islands National Museum on 3 May. Surrounded by the museum’s board and staff, she was presented with the first-ever Ira Thompson Award […]

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National Museum to display rare diving artefacts

National Museum to display rare diving artefacts

| 22/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) has announced a one-year partnership with the Cayman Islands National Museum (CINM) to showcase some of the hall’s collection of rare artefacts. Over the last 15 years, the ISDHF has acquired some of the most historically significant pieces for scuba diving, reflecting the growth […]

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International museum delegates meet in Cayman

International museum delegates meet in Cayman

| 14/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 70 delegates from across the region, the US, the UK and Canada attended the Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC) 27th annual general meeting and conference held this week in Grand Cayman. The conference, from 9-12 October, was packed with events, workshops and presentations that showcased Caymanian and regional art, […]

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Dress-down day benefits museum

Dress-down day benefits museum

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Civil servants and staff members of the Cayman Islands National Museum recently dressed down to fundraise ahead of the “Looky Ya! Mango Season” event at the museum, held Saturday, 16 July. T-shirts were sold downstairs in the Government Administration Building for several days, raising nearly $1,000 for the conservation and preservation of the museum […]

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National Museum hosts tasty celebration

National Museum hosts tasty celebration

| 15/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands National Museum is celebrating all things mango Saturday, 16 July, from 3pm-8pm. The first annual Mango Season at the Museum is free and open to the public. Among the attractions are food and mango products, a mango peeling and eating competition, music by local artists, and arts and crafts for children.

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Museum unveils commemorative book

Museum unveils commemorative book

| 25/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands National Museum continued celebrations of its 25th anniversary by launching a commemorative book at an evening reception on International Museum Day, 18 May 2016. Entitled “Twenty Five Years Piece by Piece”, the book highlights the museum’s founders, donors and supporters, and especially the artefacts featured in the current exhibition of the […]

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