Tag: National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

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-Anne Chisholm, Jessica Ebanks and Simon Tatum, the exhibition showcases the […]

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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 “Dready” Aquart – whose work has been accepted by the […]

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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 as part of the gallery’s “The Business of Art” initiative, […]

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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 Thursday afternoons. The summer programming features a […]

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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 students, teens who are studying for their final exams, and young people with […]

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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 in which our bodies are used to create and navigate our personal […]

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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 spaces that Caribbean artists are constantly imagining, constructing […]

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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-American world record free-diver Tanya Streeter as they travel the […]

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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 programme runs from 20 January-20 April.

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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, curios and dancing into the early hours […]

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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 the National Gallery Collection is fully illustrated […]

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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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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 summer’s exhibition, “All Access: A Journey through the National Gallery Permanent […]

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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 wide selection of landscapes, seascapes and architectural studies […]

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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 students, Cayman Brac students, teens who are studying for their final exams, […]

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