Tag: National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

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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Get into the Christmas spirit at the National Gallery

Get into the Christmas spirit at the National Gallery

| 12/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is promoting creativity for the holidays by hosting two festive art workshops as well as the popular Christmas Artisan Fair, all coming up next month. [...]

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NG intern spends year immersed in the arts

NG intern spends year immersed in the arts

| 26/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Caymanian student Candace Welcome has been on the job since August as the Deutsche Bank intern at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI). She is spending a year with the gallery developing her skills and gaining professional experience. The internship programme is in its 13th year [...]

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Young professionals support National Gallery

Young professionals support National Gallery

| 26/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Young Patrons’ Circle (YPC) of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) recently hosted an evening to enjoy the current exhibition, “tIDal shift – Explorations of Identity in Contemporary Caymanian Art”. Almost 200 YPC members attended the event, which included the pr [...]

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National Gallery nourishes mind and body

National Gallery nourishes mind and body

| 22/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has launched a new Art Café menu which promotes organic wellness and offers a wide variety of beverages, snacks for kids and adults, and fresh lunch items and breakfast pastries. [...]

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