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Tag: Cayman Traditional Arts

School arts programme draws to a close

School arts programme draws to a close

| 25/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Heritage Arts programme finished for the school year with more than 400 certificates handed out to students across the Cayman Islands who completed the course, with 15 participants earning trophies for outstanding effort. Every month, 447 students in government schools attended the Ca [...]

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Young artists exhibit work at hotel gallery

Young artists exhibit work at hotel gallery

| 02/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An art exhibition showcasing the talents of youngsters is opening Friday, 3 June, with a reception at The Gallery at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman from 6pm-8pm. Year-six students from Government schools all over Cayman created the artwork through their participation in the Heritage Arts [...]

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Prospect Primary students get taste of Cayman culture

Prospect Primary students get taste of Cayman culture

| 29/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Primary school children across Grand Cayman have been enjoying some traditional fun and games thanks to Cayman Traditional Arts’ (CTA) roving group of dedicated instructors who have been travelling across the island sharing their knowledge with Cayman’s young people. The half-day camp [...]

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Caymanian heritage kept alive in schools

Caymanian heritage kept alive in schools

| 29/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Heritage Arts programme has begun its fourth year as part of the curriculum in Government schools, reaching more students than ever with its comprehensive syllabus that includes Caymanian art, history, culture and cuisine. Young people are able to obtain a broad understanding of Cayma [...]

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Youngsters enjoy a day of Caymanian culture

Youngsters enjoy a day of Caymanian culture

| 29/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Summer holiday started in June for a group of lucky youngsters, when they got the chance to soak up lots of Caymanian traditions and fun activities, and create local sweets, at a special Heritage Arts programme camp

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Programme brings local culture to students

Programme brings local culture to students

| 22/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): First installed within the general school curriculum almost two years ago, the Heritage Arts programme is now reaching more young people than ever before, thanks to the efforts of organisers Cayman Traditional Arts and government

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Lighthouse students embrace Heritage Arts

Lighthouse students embrace Heritage Arts

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As from September this year students at The Lighthouse School have been able to embrace local culture and heritage through the Cayman Traditional Arts Heritage Arts programme. The young students, who all have special educational needs, are enjoying the hands-on experience of making local [...]

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John Gray students keep heritage alive

John Gray students keep heritage alive

| 22/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A thriving heritage arts club at John Gray High School is helping to retain Caymanian traditional crafts for future generations that might otherwise easily be forgotten. Each week students learn how to make an array of items through the art of plaiting thatch under the guidance of Donna B [...]

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