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Tag: National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

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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National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has released a fine art book which offers the first comprehensive survey of visual art in the Cayman Islands, as seen through highlights from the NGCI’s permanent collection. The Art of The Cayman Islands – A Journey Through th [...]

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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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National Gallery takes art on the road

National Gallery takes art on the road

| 12/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is partnering with Digicel to launch an island-wide advocacy campaign bringing activities based on works from the National Art Collection into schools throughout the districts. The project, “All Access: Art on the Road”, follows last summe [...]

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National Gallery showcases rarely seen watercolours

National Gallery showcases rarely seen watercolours

| 01/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Rarely displayed watercolour paintings from the early collections of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and the Cayman Islands National Museum will be on show at the gallery from today (1 July) through 16 September. The exhibition titled, “A Legacy of Light”, features a wid [...]

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National Gallery showcases student artists

National Gallery showcases student artists

| 27/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): As the school year winds down, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is presenting an exhibition of student artwork from six Walkers Art Clubs. Benefiting more than 300 participants, the NGCI after-school clubs, sponsored by Walkers, comprise pre-schoolers, primary and secondary [...]

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Native Sons reveal work two decades on

Native Sons reveal work two decades on

| 10/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Twenty years after leading local artists Wray Banker, Al Ebanks and Miguel Powery first showed their work collectively at an exhibition at Government House, the group known as “Native Sons”, which now also includes Nasaria Suckoo Chollette, Gordon Solomon, Randy Chollette, Chris Chris [...]

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Artwork added to permanent National Gallery collection

Artwork added to permanent National Gallery collection

| 01/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has recently acquired two works of art, courtesy of Atlantic Star Ltd. The two pieces, by Maureen Andersen-Berry and Bendel Hydes, will join the National Gallery’s ever-growing permanent collection of more than 200 works of art. [...]

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National Gallery staying up late for special event

National Gallery staying up late for special event

| 10/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands’ (NGCI) will be open for a special Butterfield Young Patrons’ Circle (BYPC) late-night event on Friday, 11 March to celebrate the international travelling exhibition, “EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean”. The evening wil [...]

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National Gallery fires up ceramics workshops

National Gallery fires up ceramics workshops

| 04/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is offering creative art workshops for adults which focus on ceramics. Held in the gallery’s Susan A. Olde Art Studio, classes are open to students of all abilities, explained Kerwin Ebanks, NGCI education and community officer.“We want to [...]

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National Gallery gifted artwork from the 1990s

National Gallery gifted artwork from the 1990s

| 19/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Artwork by well-known local painter John Broad has been donated to the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) Permanent Collection. The acrylic on canvas titled “Over the Bridge” was gifted by Cassandra Greene, a long-time supporter of NGCI, and will join the gallery’s growing co [...]

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Carnival comes to the National Gallery

Carnival comes to the National Gallery

| 08/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The international travelling exhibition, “EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean”, will open at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) on 15 January, running through 26 March. EN MAS’ explores the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices [...]

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