Art

The Governor General Views 36th Central Bank Art Competition and Exhibition

November 11, 2019

The Central Bank of The Bahamas hosted its 36th Annual Art Competition and Exhibition on Thursday, attended by Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith who viewed the newest renditions of local high school students and commended their talents.

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BAIC's BahamArts Festival Opens at Heritage Village, Arawak Cay

November 01, 2019

The Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation's ‘flagship’ BahamaArts Festival 2019, slated for November 1 and 2, opened at Heritage Village, Arawak Cay, today under the theme, “Bahamian Tings.” The popular festival is in keeping with BAIC’s mandate and mission to stimulate and encourage the creation, expansion and promotion of small and medium-sized businesses by facilitating training opportunities for entrepreneurs...

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Dwight Laadan Ferguson Prepares for his third solo exhibition HOPE

October 30, 2019

Doongalik Studios is pleased to announce the Opening of Dwight Laadan Ferguson’s annual Exhibition entitled “Hope” on Friday, November 8th from 6-9pm...

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The Bahamas Resounds It’s 14 Island Messaging At Top National Art Fair

October 30, 2019

The Islands Of The Bahamas (TIOTB) stood out this past weekend, taking part in an annual art show in Fort Lauderdale Florida hosted by Howard Alan Events. The show took place October 19th-20th on Las Olas Boulevard with hundreds of exhibitors’ works on display and thousands of passers-by on foot...

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It's festival season

October 18, 2019

Peru was represented at last year's popular International Culture Wine & Food Festival, which was originally conceived to recognize United Nations Day...

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The 'Rivals' comes to the Dundas stage
The 'Rivals' comes to the Dundas stage

October 11, 2019

The setting: an audition room where a theater and dance extraordinaire is seeking leads for an upcoming Broadway show. Many people audition, but only a handful are selected...

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The human body as a canvas

October 11, 2019

Once Monty Knowles posts a photograph of one of his painted “nymphs” on social media, he receives hundreds of “likes” and positive comments, which for him shows people’s fascination with his art. And now Knowles is giving people the chance to watch, learn and participate in body painting, and also learn the art of lighting and photographing the figure.

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Campbell Impressed with ‘First Class’ Work Being Done at AU

October 10, 2019

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, walked away from a tour of the operation at Abilities Unlimited (AU) excited about the potential for greater future revenue earnings based on the craftsmanship on display -- once the facility is given the requisite support from members of the general public and others...

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“Bahamian Tings,” BahamArts Festival 2019

October 04, 2019

Chairman of the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Bishop Gregory Collie announced that the corporation will hold its ‘flagship event,’ BahamaArts Festival 2019, November 1 and 2, at Heritage Village, Arawak Cay under the theme, “Bahamian Tings.”...

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SEW ‘N SEWS QUILT Show 2019

September 18, 2019

The Sew ’N Sews quilting group is making preparations for its third show at Doongalik Studios which will open on Saturday, October 5 from 4-6pm...

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Don’t Get Left In The Dark - Open Submissions for Black Out: Art in the Dark

September 17, 2019

In response to Nassau’s excessive blackouts and load shedding, the Creative Center is encouraging artists of all mediums to create pieces of work by lantern or candle light for its upcoming exhibition, Black Out: Art in the Dark...

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A Tribute to Mr. John Chipman M.B.E.
A Tribute to Mr. John Chipman (M.B.E.)

September 16, 2019

Bahamian ​Junkanoo Legend, John “Chippie” Chipman passed away on Monday September 9t​ h​, 2019 at 90 years of age. His career spanned more than six decades. The world knows Bahamian Culture due to the life and works of Mr. Chipman. He would have touched every continent with his goatskin drum, and has earned his reputation as a prolific Junkanooer, dancer and champion drummer...

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Local Playwright To Give Audiences Another Slice Of Haven

August 26, 2019

A stage play that shines a hilarious spotlight on our everyday struggles is returning to the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts this fall...

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'The Deanery' 1979 by Alton Lowe
'The Deanery' (1979) by Alton Lowe

August 17, 2019

From landscapes and flora to architecture and imaginings of Lucayans and loyalists, his practice gives a sense of joy in his skill of rendering as much as his interest in history – and as a post-World War II baby, it makes sense, given the global [...]

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Epistemic and cultural violence
Epistemic and cultural violence

August 17, 2019

Anibal Quijano (31 May, 2019) and Toni Morrison (5 August, 2019), two great thinkers have gone...

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Bahamian Songstress and Recording Artist ‘KATYA’ is Making Waves

August 13, 2019

Bahamian songstress and recording artist ‘KATYA’ is making waves on the world stage with her new song release “HUSH”.

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Summer Camp ends on a festive note

August 10, 2019

On the evening of Thursday, August 1, 2019, the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) welcomed over 250 individuals to the exhibition opening reception and awards ceremony for its annual Mixed Media Art Summer Camp (MMASC).

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16 Film Festival Flicks You Should check Out During CARIFESTA

August 09, 2019

The CARIFESTA special edition of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival is quickly approaching and promises to be a celebration of regional culture.

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Love and Fear by Dyah Neilsen

August 06, 2019

Doongalik Studios Art Gallery will open an exhibition featuring Bahamian artist Dyah Neilson on Thursday, August 15th, 2019 from 6-9pm. Her debut solo show, Love & Fear will feature mostly paintings depicting the battle with anxiety and depression, as well as the love for self that is found in learning to accept mental and emotional struggle and the fight to overcome it. 

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NAGB announces departure of chief curator Holly Bynoe
NAGB announces departure of chief curator Holly Bynoe

August 03, 2019

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) - a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets historic and contemporary Bahamian visual art-- has announced the departure of the Chief Curator Holly Bynoe. The NAGB has worked closely with Bynoe on several projects before [...]

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