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Tag: Cayman Islands National Museum

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 f [...]

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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 signif [...]

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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 prese [...]

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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 ne [...]

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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, an [...]

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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 suppor [...]

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New stamps mark museum’s quarter century

New stamps mark museum’s quarter century

| 17/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a new stamp series to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Cayman Islands National Museum. The four-set series, a collaboration between the two entities, features various artefacts from the museum collection. [...]

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National Museum throwing 25th anniversary party

National Museum throwing 25th anniversary party

| 24/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands National Museum is hosting a street party and opening a special, new exhibit Saturday, 28 November in honour of the organisation’s 25 years of preserving and celebrating Cayman’s natural and cultural heritage. [...]

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Silver coin celebrates National Museum’s 25th year

Silver coin celebrates National Museum’s 25th year

| 20/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): To mark the 25th anniversary of the Cayman Islands National Museum, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is launching a commemorative silver coin today (20 November). The official launch will take place at the museum from 6pm-8pm, during a preview session for their anniversary exhibit [...]

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Museum exhibit commemorates Cayman icon

Museum exhibit commemorates Cayman icon

| 23/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Cayman icon Georgette Ebanks, 88, said she was “overwhelmed” and deeply thankful to see her life story depicted in a new exhibit which opened at the National Museum on Thursday, 22 October. One of two remaining ladies of the 24 who petitioned in 1948 for women’s right to vote, Miss Geo [...]

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Museum interns piece together history

Museum interns piece together history

| 04/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CINM): “There is considerable scope for a combination of objects with other media…but objects have to remain the stars of the cast.” This comment by Dr. Alma S Wittlin in her book, “Museums: In Search for a Usable Future”, explains what actually defines a museum. While stories may be to [...]

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