Art

The NAGB's Eleutheran Adventure

September 19, 2016

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas is locally known as the NAGB; however, many people make the mistake--in speech and print--of calling us the "Nassau" Art Gallery.

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Studio Visit: Dominique Knowles

September 05, 2016

I had the pleasure of visiting emerging Bahamian artist Dominique Knowles as he settled into his new space at Popopstudios International Center for the Visual Arts.

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What's on at the NAGB?

September 05, 2016

September marks the start of yet another school year and we can already hear the teachers and students mentally trudging their way back into that regimented mindset after this scorcher of a summer.

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From craft to commerce in China

August 31, 2016

In recent years, ceramic art has resurfaced and undoubtedly gained renewed respect internationally within contemporary art.

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August artwork of the month

August 30, 2016

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas was an idea long before it was a reality. Many artworks, therefore, had been purchased and earmarked for the collection before its eventual incarnation in 2003.

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25 schools participate in RBC Summer Arts Workshop

August 30, 2016

For the 36th consecutive year, RBC sponsored the RBC Summer Arts Workshop for students, one of the most well-known arts-related events in The Bahamas. The program has for many years played a pivotal role in the development of young Bahamian artists.

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Urban Scrawl

August 29, 2016

Public art - and its multitude of offshoots: street art, public sculpture, murals, mosaics - has a colorful history with many facets.

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A sustainable Nassau

August 29, 2016

The results of months of planning and international cooperation between Austrian students and College of the Bahamas students, along with investment from the International Development Bank (IDB), the plans by the Sustainable Nassau Urban Lab were launched on Friday 29 July, 2016, at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.

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Rio 2016: Glowing ring appears over Brazil

August 26, 2016

Away from the competition and controversy of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Japanese artist Mariko Mori has made a quiet statement in Brazil.

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Ceramic exhibition 'Pomp & Pageantry' to open at Doongalik Studios

August 17, 2016

Ceramic artist, Alistair Stevenson, is completing the final touches for his annual exhibition entitled ‘Pomp & Pageantry’ which will open on Thursday, August 25 from 6-8pm at Doongalik Studios, #20 Village Road.

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Bahamas Consul General hosts reception for Exnihilo Art Center

August 05, 2016

In recognition of its ongoing commitment to “bolster art education, cultural exchange and economic growth in The Bahamas,” Ms. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., hosted a cocktail reception for the Exnihilo Art Center at the Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex, 1025 Vermont Avenue, N.W., on Thursday, April 4, 2016.

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Artist Spotlight|Angelika Wallace-Whitfield

August 04, 2016

Among the numerous art exhibitions held and to be held this summer, one stands out as an honest expose on life and how we truly live

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PM Christie lauds the re-imagining and historical preservation of the City of Nassau

August 02, 2016

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said the "re-imagining of Nassau is happening all around us" and the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, in the heart of Historic Charles Towne, the precursor of the City of Nassau, is an example of the process.

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Art at the heart of the summer

July 29, 2016

THE second session of the annual National Art Gallery of the Bahamas' mixed media art summer camp is under way with the focus on "surrealism, pop art and contemporary art", organiser Abby Smith told The Tribune yesterday.

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Tributes to artist and sculptor James Mastin

July 29, 2016

BAHAMIANS lost a champion of their national history and culture on Sunday with the passing of James Mastin in Miami, Florida,

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Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture summer camp students impress Minister

July 28, 2016

Creative art pieces, decorative home accessories, useful goods, and treats - all created by Bahamian children who participated in summer camps sponsored by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture - will be on display at Superclubs Breezes this Friday from 9am - 1pm.

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Doongalik Studios curates display showcases at LPIA

July 25, 2016

Doongalik Studios has been contracted by the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) to curate the twelve display showcases located in the US Departure Lounge and along the arrivals corridors at Nassau's Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) with the amazing works of Bahamian artists and artisans.

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International Bahamian Theatre Festival Is On Its Way!
International Bahamian Theatre Festival Is On Its Way!

July 25, 2016

Shakespeare in Paradise, designed to be an annual international theatre festival that will place The Bahamas on a global level, will soon be making its way to the stage...

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Tapped to explode

July 22, 2016

Three weeks of a tap dance and cultural exchange workshop that focused primarily on the art, rhythm and movement of tap dance will culminate tonight in "Tap Explosion" -- a celebration of music and dance -- reminiscent of the shows that were staged by the late Shirley Hall Bass.

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The Creative Industries

July 21, 2016

Creative industries are a 'new' fixture in the discussions among government development folks.

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