Tag: National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

National Gallery to showcase coral reefs

National Gallery to showcase coral reefs

| 04/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In recognition of the third International Year of the Reef (IYOR), the National Gallery will be opening an exhibition of underwater photography next month that focuses on the coral reefs around the Cayman Islands. Towards that end, the gallery is inviting photographers to submit th [...]

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NG director elected head of Caribbean association

NG director elected head of Caribbean association

| 29/01/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Natalie Urquhart, director of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI), was recently elected president of the Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC), an announcement that followed the 28th annual MAC general meeting and conference held in Miami, Florida in late 2017. M [...]

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Culture ministry helps add to National Gallery’s art collection

Culture ministry helps add to National Gallery’s art collection

| 29/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands has acquired five works of art for its National Art Collection, with the support of the Ministry of Culture. Each artwork is by a significant Caymanian artist, working in a contemporary context. As part of the gallery’s acquisition strat [...]

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National Gallery eyes future with anniversary gala

National Gallery eyes future with anniversary gala

| 15/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): To celebrate its 20th anniversary, The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is holding a gala Friday, 1 December. Dubbed The Infinity Ball, the event aims at “commemorating the past and embracing the future” of the gallery. Over the past 20 years, the gallery has welco [...]

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National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

| 27/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has received an award for commitment to education for its Creative Careers programme, presented at the recent Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards celebrating outstanding achievements in business in the Cayman Islands. Mor [...]

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National Gallery showcases Caymanian craft

National Gallery showcases Caymanian craft

| 03/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is presenting a new exhibition, “REVIVE! – Celebrating contemporary and traditional craft from the Cayman Islands”, which will run from Saturday, 7 October to January 2018. Curated by Natalie Urquhart, with support from Kerri- [...]

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National Gallery takes art on the road to CARIFESTA

National Gallery takes art on the road to CARIFESTA

| 27/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of the CARIFESTA XIII celebration of the visual arts, taking place 17-27 August in Barbados, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is supporting five Caymanian artists – Simon Tatum, Brandon Saunders, Kaitlyn Elphinstone, Nasaria Suckoo Chollette and Shane “ [...]

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Artists learn about intellectual property

Artists learn about intellectual property

| 24/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Artists and creative practitioners met at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) Monday, 17 July 2017 to discuss Intellectual Property (IP). Trade Mark Examiner Candace Westby from the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office conducted the seminar. The event was held [...]

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National Gallery gives kids an artistic summer

National Gallery gives kids an artistic summer

| 07/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is offering art education to children ages 6 to 12 years throughout the summer. The gallery’s “A Summer of Art” programme, supported by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC), features free drop-in sessions on Tuesday and Thur [...]

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Young artists on display at National Gallery

Young artists on display at National Gallery

| 28/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has opened an exhibition to showcase students’ artwork from six Walkers Art Club. The NGCI after-school art clubs have benefited about 100 participants, comprising pre-schoolers, primary and secondary students, Cayman Brac student [...]

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Gallery to open multimedia exhibition

Gallery to open multimedia exhibition

| 27/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) newest exhibition, “Mediating Self – Identity and the Body”, opens Friday, 30 June and will run through Thursday, 21 September. Curated by Kerri-Anne Chisholm, NGCI’s assistant curator, the exhibition investigates the ways i [...]

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Trinidadian artist to lecture at National Gallery

Trinidadian artist to lecture at National Gallery

| 17/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Artist and writer Chris Cozier will be in Cayman to give a public lecture Friday, 19 May 2017, starting at 6pm, at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) Dart Auditorium. In his lecture, “Actions Between Territories”, Cozier will discuss the potential free/play space [...]

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Gallery screens film on environmental impact of plastic

Gallery screens film on environmental impact of plastic

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is hosting screenings of an award-winning documentary on the impact plastic is having on the oceans and marine animals. Set for 1 April, the film, A Plastic Ocean, follows documentary filmmaker Craig Leeson and British-Caymanian-Ame [...]

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National Gallery exhibition honours maritime heritage

National Gallery exhibition honours maritime heritage

| 20/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands’ (NGCI) newest exhibition series celebrates Cayman’s maritime identity – past, present and future. Seeking to engage visitors and members of the public with the story of maritime heritage and national identity, the three-month pr [...]

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National Gallery fundraiser channels old Cuba

National Gallery fundraiser channels old Cuba

| 15/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This year’s National Gallery fundraising gala is inspired by the fashion, flavours and glamour of 1930s Cuba, with guests invited to step into Old Havana. The event, set for 25 November at the Harquail Theatre, will include live performances, food, a rum lounge, cigar rollers, cu [...]

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