September 22, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices The Savannah United Church presents “Total Wellness Health Fair” on Saturday, September 22, from 8 am – 2 pm at the Church. There will be FREE health screening, personal consultation with health practitioners and pharmacists corner for Brown Bagging.  There will […]

Art of Fashion

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New exhibition Art of Fashion to open at the National Gallery of Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, August 16, 2018)—National Gallery of Cayman Islands (NGCI) announced today that a new exhibition Art of Fashion will open with a Members’ Preview on 24 August and will be on view until 28 November (preceded by NGCI’s […]

Cayman Islands: Walkers’ Art Clubs End-of-Year Student Exhibition at NGCI – Insight

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Open to the public until 6 July 2018 The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and Walkers are pleased to present a vibrant exhibition of student artwork created during six Walkers’ Art Clubs throughout the school year. The NGCI afterschool art clubs, which are kindly sponsored by Walkers, benefit approximately 100 students, ranging from […]

Coral Encounters: Photographs from Our Underwater World Opens at the Cayman Islands’ National Gallery

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The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is proud to support the International Year of the Coral Reef initiative by hosting the work of 30 local and international underwater photographers. Coral Encounters: Photographs from Our Underwater World is a unique chance view one of the world’s most diverse environments and to take a close-up look […]

Cayman Islands National Gallery recognized as a “Top 5” Caribbean Museum

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The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has been listed as one of the “Caribbean’s Best Museums You Should Visit” by News Americas Now, a news, travel and lifestyle publication that covers the Caribbean and Latin America and its diasporas. The US-based organisation has content syndicated across 21 news sites including on the Caribbean […]

Cayman Islands Arts and Culture Award Winners announced

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 The winners of the 24th annual National Arts and Culture Awards were announced at a press conference today (19 February).  Fifteen individuals, and one company are honoured for their significant contribution to the arts and culture of the Cayman Islands. Minster for Culture Hon. Dwayne Seymour, Ministry of Culture Chief Office Jennifer Ahearn, and CNCF […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Culture supports growth of the National Art Collection

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The Ministry of Culture has supported the expansion of the National Art Collection at the National Gallery through the acquisition of five artworks. Each artwork is by a significant Caymanian artist, working in a contemporary context. When asked about the acquisition, Minister for Culture Hon. Dwayne Seymour said “As Minister for Culture, I am delighted […]

Call for underwater photographers: new National Gallery exhibition celebrates coral reefs in the Cayman Islands.

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2018 is the third International Year of the Coral Reef, a programme of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) which is an informal partnership between Nations and Organisations which strive to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems around the world. YoCR is global effort to increase awareness and understanding on the value of and threats […]

Ones to Watch… Art – a look back and a look forward

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BY DR VEERLE POUPEYE From Jamaica Observer On the international scene, 2017 was a year of jaw-dropping auction records. The top story was of course the record auction of the Salvator Mundi painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci at Christie’s, sold for US$ 400 million plus US$ 50 million in fees, more than doubling the […]

The Cayman Islands National Gallery celebrates 20 Years

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This year marks The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) 20th Anniversary. Over the past two decades, the country’s leading public visual arts organization has welcomed over a quarter of a million visitors, produced countless world class exhibitions, and provided up to 60 monthly educational programmes for the community. Throughout this time the organization […]