October 25, 2020

NG announces “Our Story of Art”

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thumb2_cropped_1383336607OSOA-womanCurated by Natalie Urquhart, Sponsored by Susan A Olde OBE

Start Date: 15/11/2013 End Date : 14/02/2014

The Cayman National Gallery’s Our Story of Art is an exhibition that celebrates the development of fine art in the Cayman Islands. Works from over key fifty artists have been drawn together from public and private collections, and accompanied by text that anchors our artistic development within the wider history of modern Cayman. This is the first fully comprehensive art history exhibition hosted by the National Gallery.

Featured artists include: Ed Oliver, Bendel Hydes, Janet Walkers, Joanne Sibley, Charles Long, early Visual Arts Society artists, The Native Sons and many more…

Kindly sponsored by Susan A Olde OBE

Lectures:

Wed 20 Nov & 15 Jan at 12.30pm

National Gallery curators will lead a lunchtime lecture, discussing various aspects of the OSOA artists’ work. Refreshments served. Light lunch available for purchase from the NGCI Art Cafe.

Thurs 16 Jan at 6pm

OSOA curator Natalie Urquhart will lecture on the development of art in the Cayman Islands.

Wed Jan 22nd at 6pm

A panel of special guests from the Cayman Islands art community discuss their own artistic journey in relation to the wider developing art scene in the Cayman Islands

Art ExhibEducational Programmes:

Sat 16/23/30 Nov & 11, 18, 25 Jan & 1, 8 Feb at 9.00am

Family Mornings at the National Gallery. Bring your family and enjoy of art activities related to the current exhibition.

For more information go to:

https://www.nationalgallery.org.ky/Exhibition-NGCI/OurStoryofArt/upcomingexhibitions

News from the National Gallery

It has been a busy couple of weeks at the National Gallery planning for the Gallery’s fundraising gala Bright Young Things and the upcoming exhibition Out Story of Art, which opens 14 November at 6:00 PM. Our fundraising gala is exactly three weeks away and tickets are selling quickly. If you have attended a Gallery’s gala in the past, you will know it’s not to be missed! Below are the details on some of the special features you can expect at the event.

To book a table or purchase a ticket please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly events team at [email protected] or call us on (345) 945 8111.

Hope to see you at the National Gallery soon!

VISIT US

GALLERY HOURS

Monday to Friday

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Saturday  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM  Sundays and Public Holidays – Closed Admission is FREE

Donations are welcome.

Established in 1996, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is a vibrant arts organisation that seeks to fulfil its mission through exhibitions, artist residencies, education/outreach programmes, and research projects.

The NGCI operates in both a local and global arena. As part of our mission to “promote and encourage the appreciation and practice of the visual arts, of and in the Cayman Islands” we send Caymanian art and artists abroad as well as having many fine international artists visit, exhibit, and work in the Cayman Islands.

Big Draw Family Fun

Click here at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.215574895280051.1073741831.201929093311298&type=1 to view more photos from The Big Draw Family Fun Day!

School Tours

Schools can now book an Active Learning Session which explores the National Collection of art and covers different areas of the National Curriculum.

Both of these programmes are FREE for local schools, but must be booked in advance.

Group Visits

The National Gallery welcomes group visits. Contact us in advance to organise a guided tour or educational package.

The Gallery Shop

SALE!

Ed Oliver…

A Portfolio of Drawings  $5

The Gift Shop is located in the National Gallery’s lower exhibition hall. Proceeds from the Gallery Gift Shop help to fund our Exhibitions and Education Programmes.

Exhibition Reception Volunteers Needed!

Being an exhibition reception volunteer requires a weekly commitment. We are looking to fill the following time slots:

Mon. 1:30 PM to 5 PM

Wed. 1:30 PM to 5 PM

Wed. 10 AM to 1:30 PM

Fri. 1:30 PM to 5 PM

Wed. 10 AM to 1:30 PM

Please email  [email protected] for further information  and to save your

preferred spot!

Please see attachments for information on all the week’s events.

For more information go to: https://www.nationalgallery.org.ky/

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