Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Event: “February 2018: 4th Sundays @ the NAGB” on Sunday, February 25, 2018 @ 12:30pm-5:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“4th Sundays @ the NAGB” February 25, 2018 @ The NAGB
Event: “February 2018: 4th Sundays @ the NAGB” on Sunday, February 25, 2018 @ 12:30pm-5:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Websites: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “Docent-led tours at the NAGB on the fourth Sunday of every month add an exciting element to your visitor experience, giving you the opportunity to connect with and learn more about the artworks at The National Art Gallery. Tours will be held every 30 minutes beginning at 12:30 p.m. Interested persons can stop in to our Mixed Media Store to sign up for an available tour and meet our wonderful docents! Interested in becoming a Volunteer docent? Contact Education Officer, Katrina Cartwright at kcartwright@nagb.org.bs or call 328-5800 ...”Read more: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: The NAGB-About
For further information: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

Workshop: “BARE : Human Figure Drawing Session, No. 19” on Wednesday,February 21, 2018 @ 6:30-8:30pm at Medulla Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“BARE: Human Figure Drawing” February 21, 2018 at Medulla Art Gallery
Workshop: “BARE : Human Figure Drawing Session, No. 19” on Wednesday,February 21, 2018 @ 6:30-8:30pm at Medulla Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Where: Medulla Gallery; Location: #37 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain; Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; RSVP: Telephone: (868) 680-1041 / Email: medullaartgallery@gmail.com
Event Description: “Medulla Art Gallery in partnership with Culturego Magazine and Nu Artillery presents: BARE - Human figure drawing schedule: Human figure drawing session, No. 19, Date: Wednesday 21st February, 2018 at 6:30 - 8:30pm; Human figure drawing session, No. 20, Date: Wednesday 21st March, 2018 at 6:30 - 8:30pm. *NB Starting on time; Venue: Medulla Art Gallery; Address: 37 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain. Due to limited space, your participation will be confirmed by reservation and advance payment only. Requirements: Bring your materials, cushions, drawing boards and supports. Cost: $80 TT Regular, $40 TT Students with I.D., $60 Seniors. NO PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED. Reservations & more information: Tel: 680 1041, 622 1196 Email: medullaartgallery@gmail.com ...”Read more: Medulla Art Gallery

About BARE: “BARE is a meeting place for people who wish to develop their creative skills, while learning and practicing several techniques in the area of figure drawing. Participants have time to practice and learn what they are interested in through keen observation of models and space. Life drawing sessions are an opportunity to draw and meet fellow artists, gain inspiration, experiment new techniques in an intimate setting. Poses can go normally from 5 minutes to 20 minutes. Sessions offer a big range of possibilities to go deeper in drawing and painting world. Media: pencil, charcoal, conte, markers, watercolours. Please ask us about restrictions on acrylic and other paint. Fixative NOT to be sprayed indoors. Graphic Design: Joshua Lue Chee Kong; Image courtesy: Martin Mouttet ...”Read more: Medulla Art Gallery
About the Gallery: “Medulla Art Gallery has been established to carry on and develop the traditions of Aquarela Galleries. Medulla, as the name implies, will provide a core space for art education with public participation through exhibitions, forums and workshops. Geoffrey MacLean, Martin Mouttet and Isabel Brash hope to use Medulla to demonstrate art, not only as a social expression, but also as a medium for therapy and growth. Medulla seeks to produce and promote exhibitions and ancillary events of established and emerging artists.”Read more: Medulla Art Gallery
For further information: Medulla Art Gallery.

Event: “Reggae Thursdays” on Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 8:00pm at Surfer's Café — Oistins, Christ Church, Barbados, West Indies

“Reggae Thursdays” Feb 22, 2018 at Surfer's Café
Event: “Reggae Thursdays” on Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 8:00pm at Surfer's Café — Oistins, Christ Church, Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Surfer's Café, Oistins Main Rd, Oistins BB17068, Barbados, West Indies; Telephone: (246) 420-9283; Website: Surfer's Café
Event Description: “On 'Reggae Thursdays' you'll be entertained by the band Riteside A Red featuring: Jamal - Drums, Daniel Medford - Keys/Vocals, Rhesa Garnes - Vocals, Wally - Guitar. Also look out for the crew from Irie One Apparel who will have T-Shirts on sale. We also provide free WiFi for customers, so bring your laptop and cyber surf by the sea. Admission: Free ...” — Read more: Surfer's Cafe
About Surfer's Café: “Surfers Café is nestled right on the beach overlooking Oistins Bay on the south coast of Barbados. It offers a very laid back atmosphere, great service, and delicious food and drinks. The Café is the perfect spot to start your day with breakfast and coffee. It can also provide an escape from the mid-day sun when it's time to get some lunch and cold drinks, and it is the ideal location to view breathtaking sunsets while enjoying dinner and cocktails in the evening. On Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays come and check out our live music in the Acoustic Lounge where we feature some of the island's talented musicians. Even the Café's two owners get up to jam occasionally! ...” — Read more: Surfer's Cafe
For further information: Surfer's Café.

Event: The African Heritage Foundation: Black History Month Film Screening “Mugabe: Villain or Hero” on Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm at UWI Cave Hill — Barbados, West Indies

Mugabe: Villain or Hero” February 22, 2018 at UWI-Cave Hill
Event: The African Heritage Foundation: Black History Month Film Screening “Mugabe: Villain or Hero” on Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm at UWI Cave Hill — Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Arts Lecture Theatre, The University of the West Indies, University Drive, Cave Hill, Saint Michael, Barbados BB11000, West Indies; Telephone: (246) 417-4000; Email: gss@cavehill.uwi.edu; Websites: Mugabe: Villain or Hero-Facebook and UWI Cavehill-Mugabe: Villain or Hero
Event Description: “The African Heritage Foundation shares in the African History Month celebrations of the University of the West Indies, by hosting the screening of the documentary, 'Mugabe: Villain or Hero' in the UWI Cave Hill Arts Lecture Theatre. This new film exposes the truth behind President Robert Mugabe’s troubles with the West. Born to Ghanaian parents in Britain, Roy Agyemang, director of a new film on Robert Gabriel Mugabe, entitled ‘Mugabe: Villain or Hero?’ intended to make this film in three months but instead took three years (from 2007-2010). Its debut was at the British Film Institute (BFI) in London on 15 December 2012. The end product is much welcome as it counters the demonization of Mugabe who has fallen from grace in Western eyes. Agyemang shows how Mugabe was lauded and feted by Western leaders until 2000. Accolades and numerous honorary degrees were bestowed on Uncle Bob. Even a knighthood from the British Queen was awarded in 1994. Yet in 2000 European leaders and America turned against Mugabe when he sought to resolve the land issue by introducing a land democratisation programme. In their imperial role as a former British colony, the British were most vitriolic in their attacks and dictates and sided with the 4,000 white Zimbabweans who had control of 80 percent of the best land. Robert Mugabe and the story of the liberation and fall of Zimbabwe is current affairs and important to the development or further underdevelopment of Africa and possibly African descended people in the diaspora. It is important that young people are brought into the discussion of African liberation and its relevance to them here in Barbados. Refreshments on sale. Authentic Kenyan Jewelery and Clothing on sale ...”Read more: Mugabe: Villain or Hero-Facebook and UWI Cavehill-Mugabe: Villain or Hero
For further information: Mugabe: Villain or Hero-Facebook and UWI Cavehill-Mugabe: Villain or Hero.

Mugabe: Villain or Hero? TRAILER - video by MugabeVillain0rHero

Event: “The AFUWI Twenty-First Annual Awards Gala - The Legacy Continues” on Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 7:30pm at The Pierre Hotel — NYC, New York USA

AFUWI-The Legacy Continues” Feb 22, 2018 at The Pierre Hotel NYC
Event: “The AFUWI Twenty-First Annual Awards Gala - The Legacy Continues” on Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 7:30pm at The Pierre Hotel — NYC, New York USA; Event Details - Location: The Pierre Hotel, 2 E 61st St, New York, NY 10065, USA; AFUWI Phone: (212) 759-9345; Email: amgrant@afuwi.org; Websites: AFUWI-The Legacy Continues and AFUWI-The Legacy Continues-Facebook
Event Description and About the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI): “Save the Date for The AFUWI Twenty-First Annual Awards Gala 'The Legacy Continues' on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at The Pierre Hotel, NYC. The Annual Gala is the AFUWI’s premier fundraising event in the USA at which the prestigious Legacy Awards are conferred on notable individuals who represent high levels of achievement within their respective fields of industry and enterprise. The Gala has attracted the support and attention of major American and Caribbean entities and organizations from diverse industries, e.g. AT&T, Verizon, General Electric, Digicel and Royal Caribbean Bakery. The event has also been able to garner the attention and support of many distinguished and influential persons who have graciously served on the Honorary Committee. This list includes persons like Wynton Marsalis, Colin Powell, Spike Lee, Maya Angelou, Denis Obrien and Malcolm Gladwell ...” — Read more: AFUWI-The Legacy Continues and AFUWI-The Legacy Continues-Facebook
For further information: AFUWI-The Legacy Continues and AFUWI-The Legacy Continues-Facebook.

Exhibition: "Al Seymour: Reflections of Life’s Journey" - Opening Reception on Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm; will be showing until Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies

"Al Seymour: Reflections of Life’s Journey" Feb 23-Mar 7, 2018
at the Bermuda Masterworks Museum
Exhibition: "Al Seymour: Reflections of Life’s Journey" - Opening Reception on Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm; will be showing until Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies; Location: Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, 183 South Road, Bermuda Botanical Gardens. The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is located in the Bermuda Botanical Gardens, Paget. Bus routes 1,2 & 7. Signage in the Gardens will direct you to the museum; Tel: (441) 299 4000 | Fax: (441) 236 4402; Email: mworks@logic.bm; Website: Bermuda Masterworks Museum
Event Description: "Please join us for the exhibition 'Al Seymour: Reflections of Life’s Journey' from February 23rd to March 7th. Rick Faries Gallery ... " — Read more: Bermuda Masterworks Museum and Bermuda Masterworks-Facebook
About the Masterworks Museum: “Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is a not for profit organisation, which means that our funding comes from friends in the community and abroad. We rely entirely on the generosity of others, through donations, our volunteer programme and membership. Part of our mission is to build a major collection, not only of Bermuda art from the past, but also one that embodies the artists of today, as well as a vision for the future. By embracing all art forms, we hope to encourage artists from both Bermuda and abroad to develop their talents in our inspirational island setting. We also encourage the repatriation of works of art inspired by the island, and welcome any gift that may enhance our Collection.” — Read more: Bermuda Masterworks-About Us
For further information: Bermuda Masterworks Museum, Bermuda Masterworks-Facebook and Bermuda Masterworks-Twitter.

Exhibition Event: “Chop Suey featuring Jaryd Niles-Morris” and After Party on Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 8:00pm-3:00am at The Old Jamm Inn — Christ Church, Barbados, West Indies

“Chop Suey feat. Jaryd Niles-Morris” Feb 23, 2018 at The Old Jamm Inn
Exhibition Event: “Chop Suey featuring Jaryd Niles-Morris” and After Party on Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 8:00pm-3:00am at The Old Jamm Inn — Christ Church, Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: The Old Jamm Inn, St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, Barbados, West Indies; Telephone: (246) 428-3919; Websites: Jaryd Niles-Morris, The Old Jamm Inn-Taco Kings Chop Suey-Facebook and The Old Jamm Inn
Event Description: “You are cordially invited to an Art Show and After Party entitled 'Chop Suey' on Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 8:00pm-3:00am at The Old Jamm Inn featuring the artwork of Jaryd Niles-Morris ... 'Chop Suey' is a fresh, innovative art and music event where the trendy and obscure meet at The Taco Kings in St. Lawrence Gap. Voluntary Donation to enter. The After Party's music will be provided by DJ D.Luxe. All artwork for sale ...” — Read more: The Old Jamm Inn-Taco Kings Chop Suey-Facebook
About the Artist: “Barbadian-born Creative searching for genius. Motivated by his immense drive to create unique and compelling imagery ...” — Read more: Jaryd Niles-Morris-About
For further information about the Artist and Venue: Jaryd Niles-Morris-About, The Old Jamm Inn-Taco Kings Chop Suey-Facebook and The Old Jamm Inn.

Exhibition: "Winter Open - Blue Moon" - show runs through Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard — Bermuda, West Indies

"Winter Open-Blue Moon" Jan 31-Feb 23, 2018 at BACD
Exhibition: "Winter Open - Blue Moon" - Opening Reception on Wednesday, January 31, 2017 @ 6:00-8:00pm; show runs through Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard — Bermuda, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard; Location: Maritime Ln, , MA 01; General Hours: Tue-Fri 11:00am-4:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-5:00pm; Public Transit: Bus #7 or #8 to Dockyard, Ferry from Hamilton to Dockyard; Telephone: 441-234-2809; Fax: 441-234-0540; Email: artcentre@logic.bm; Website: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
Event Description: “You are cordially invited to our 'Winter Open' Blue Moon Show. Opening Reception on Wednesday, January 31, 2017 @ 6:00-8:00pm; show runs through Friday, February 23, 2018. DON'T FORGET - For our opening only 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. all work in this show (and everything else in our Gallery) will be offered at 25% discount. So get there early! ...” — Read more: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
About the Gallery: “There's always something new and different to see at The Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard. Exhibits of original artwork by local artists change every 6 weeks and reflect the diverse creativity of the art community in Bermuda which the Arts Centre seeks to nurture. The historic character of the building set in the destination of Dockyard at the far western tip of Bermuda belies the contemporary art housed within. "Themed" shows encourage local artists to expand their knowledge with different subject matter and a variety of media resulting in an eclectic range of artwork. From experimental textile wall hangings to traditional scenes in watercolour, something is bound to capture your interest and imagination.” — Read more: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard-About
For further information: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard and Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard-Facebook.

Event: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership presents its 6th Annual Black Artstory Month 2018 “SANKOFA: GO BACK AND GET IT” – Final Event on Friday, February 23, 2018; events continue each Friday @ 7pm through February 23, 2018 at multiple venues — Brooklyn, New York, USA

“SANKOFA: GO BACK AND GET IT”
Feb 1-28, 2018 by Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
Event: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership presents its 6th Annual Black Artstory Month 2018 “SANKOFA: GO BACK AND GET IT” – February 1-28, 2018; events continue each Friday @ 7pm through February 23, 2018 at multiple venues — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details - presented by: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, 472 Myrtle Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205; Telephone: 718-230-1689; Website: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
Event Description: “Join us as we celebrate Black Artstory Month 2018 on Myrtle Avenue in February. We are proud to present the 6th Annual Black Artstory Month, 'SANKOFA: GO BACK AND GET IT,' February 1-28. The month-long event series and Artwalk named this year by artist Ramona Candy, speaks to the notion that sometimes the best way forward is by stopping to reflect in order to be informed, empowered and inspired by individuals, stories and lessons of the past. FREE events take place every Friday evening and include everything from visual art, to poetry readings, to storytelling and more. Featuring the work of 10 Brooklyn-based visual artists, Black Artstory takes place at 6 businesses along Myrtle Avenue and at a variety of venues including Ingersoll Community Center, Leisure Life NYC, Five Spot Soul Food, and Brooklyn Navy Yard’s BLDG 92. SANKOFA recognizes the arts’ ability to act as a medium and conduit to expose, question and inspire when other forms of communication or action fall short. Themes include: dialogue, genealogy, inheritance, ancestors, tradition, lineage, liberation, and power.
SCHEDULE: Event 1 - The Share Series, Fri. Feb 2, 7pm; Event 2 - Literary Heroes, Fri. Feb 9, 7pm; Event 3 - Our History, Our Pride: Hindsight is 20/20, Fri. Feb 16, 7pm; Event 4 - Currency | Current See, Fri. Feb 23, 7pm ...” — Read more: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
About Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership: “The Partnership is comprised of two entities, the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project LDC (MARP) and the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Business Improvement District (BID), working together to assist the small businesses located along the Avenue and improve the quality of life of the surrounding neighborhoods. Our primary focus is to promote the district. We inform the general public of all that our member businesses and area offers. The Partnership oversees the economic development efforts of Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Wallabout, Brooklyn ... The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project Local Development Corporation (MARP), often referred to as MARP, is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3, local development corporation incorporated in January 1999 and founded with the mission to restore the 'Main Street' of the Fort Greene and Clinton Hill community to a bustling, economically vital neighborhood commercial corridor that provides entrepreneurial, cultural, recreational, and employment opportunities for all those who live, work, study or have an interest in the area ...” — Read more: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership-About
For further information: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.

Myrtle Avenue Presents "The Altar: Rituals of Healing in the African Diaspora" (2017) | BK Live - video by BRIC TV

Exhibition: “Landscapes of Barbados” Alison Chapman-Andrews featuring The Mark Hunte Collection - show continues through Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Queen's Park Gallery — Bridgetown, St Michael, Barbados, West Indies

“Landscapes of Barbados” Jan 14-Feb 24, 2018 at the Queen's Park Gallery
Exhibition: “Landscapes of Barbados” Alison Chapman-Andrews featuring The Mark Hunte Collection - Opening Reception on Sunday, January 14, 2018 @ 5:30pm-8:00pm; show continues through Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Queen's Park Gallery — Bridgetown, St Michael, Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Queen's Park Gallery; Location: Queen's Park, Bridgetown, St Michael, Barbados; Tele: (246) 427-2345; Website: Queen's Park Gallery
Event Description: You are invited to the Opening Reception of the Queen's Park Gallery's new Exhibition entitled 'Landscapes of Barbados' the newly renovated Queen's Park Gallery in Queen's Park. This is a retrospective of the landscapes of Barbados by well-known artist, Alison Chapman-Andrews. On show will be 40 landscapes, including 12 paintings which were a bequest from The Mark Hunte Collection to the Art Collection Foundation in 1990. There will be an Artist Talk on Wed 24th Jan, from 6pm-8pm. Normal gallery opening hours are: Tues-Sun 10:00am to 6:00pm. The exhibition closes on Feb 24th. For more information, please call 427-2345 and 429-3117. Start time: 5:30PM; Admission: Free ...” — Read more: Queen's Park Gallery
About the Venue: “The Queen’s Park Gallery first played a significant role in the development of Visual Arts in Barbados, since it was traditionally a venue for the Visual Arts displays during the Annual Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition. This continued when it was one of the exhibition venues for CARIFESTA Visual Arts in 1981 and later became a full time gallery. Queen’s Park is unique in that it provides the services of a curator, gallery attendants, a guard, the organization and publicity of the exhibition with the Gallery taking a commission on sales. This facility has allowed many artists, who would not otherwise have been able to mount exhibitions and sell their work, to do so. The Gallery plays a major role in the development of the Visual Arts in several ways. One of these ways is in having a Curator, who consistently meets with artists to view and discuss their work, offering technical and aesthetic advice. This contributes in a strong measure to the sustainability of a local Art Market ...” — Read more: Queen's Park Gallery
For further information: Queen's Park Gallery.

Rediscovering Queen's Park Art Galley with Janice Whittle
 - video by Gine On Magazine

Exhibition: “Correspond­ence” by Sophia Dawson - show continues through Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Okay Space Gallery — Brooklyn, NY USA

Correspond­ence by Sophia Dawson at Okay Space” February 3-24, 2018
Exhibition: “Correspond­ence” by Sophia Dawson - show continues through Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Okay Space Gallery — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details - Location: Okay Space Gallery; 281 N 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA; Phone: (929) 250-2388; Email: space@okayplayer.com; Website: Correspond­ence by Sophia Dawson at Okay Space
Event Description: “Okay Space is pleased to present 'Correspondence,' a solo show by Brooklyn-based visual artist Sophia Dawson. 'Correspondence' runs through February 24, 2018 at Okay Space Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. 'Correspondence' explores the narratives of over 20 U.S. political prisoners who have been jailed for their activism in the Black Liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s. Through her signature larger-than-life portraiture, Sophia Dawson seeks to humanize the activists, while calling attention to their continued imprisonment and advocating for their freedom ...” — Read more: Correspond­ence by Sophia Dawson at Okay Space
About the Venue: “Okay Space is a multi-use gallery and activation site located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. In addition to being a hosting venue, Okay Space is where we showcase partnerships, programming, and aesthetics of both Okayplayer and OkayAfrica. Contact us at space@okayplayer.com for hosting or partnership inquiries ...” — Read more: OK Space-About
For further information: Correspond­ence by Sophia Dawson at Okay Space and OK Space-About.

Artist Sophia Dawson (AKA Wet Paint) Dedicates Her Life's Work Criminal Justice Issues | BK Made - video by BRIC TV

Exhibition Event: The NAGB presents “Layering Spirit: A 'Medium' Inspired Collage Workshop” on Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 10:00am-1:00pm - "Medium" exhibition continues through Sunday, March 11, 2018 at NAGB — The Bahamas, WI

“Layering Spirit: A 'Medium' Inspired Collage Workshop”
Feb 24, 2018 @ The NAGB
Exhibition Event: The NAGB presents “Layering Spirit: A 'Medium' Inspired Collage Workshop” on Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 10:00am-1:00pm; show continues through Sunday, March 11, 2018 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “Using the work of 'Medium' artists Jackson Burnside, Nettie Symonette, Jace Mckinney and Erica James as inspiration, participants will be led through the creation of collages that utilize traditional and non-traditional materials to express what inspires them and moves their spirit. Beginning with a brief tour of the exhibition, followed by a discussion and demonstration, participants will leave the NAGB with a completed collage that has their very own personal touch! Collage, from the French verb coller, meaning 'to glue,' is the artistic process of gluing and assembling various materials to a flat surface. Collage can refer to both the actual procedure of cutting and pasting as well as to the final artistic product. Using a mixture of paper, paint, sand and any other materials that may be of interest, workshop participants will experiment with assembling various media on a flat surface to create a realistic, not so realistic or completely abstract art work. This a great activity to share with families or friends. Come to the NAGB and explore with us! ...” — Read more: NAGB's Medium Collage Workshop-Facebook and The NAGB-Facebook
Exhibition Description: “From December 14th, 2017 through March 11th, 2018, The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas will present a survey of contemporary works that define and interrogate the critical edge of the birth and development of The Bahamas as a monolithic conservative Christian country. Through the development of opposing dialogues, the stronghold of rites of passage, the tenuous nature of buried histories and the fragility of personal stories, 'Medium: Practices and Routes of Spirituality and Mysticism' will unearth encounters with a “thing” that lies amorphous, often beyond the power of words ...” — Read more: NAGB's Medium: Practices and Routes-Event Page and The NAGB-Facebook
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.” — Read more: The NAGB-About
For further information: NAGB's Medium Collage Workshop-Facebook, NAGB's Medium: Practices and Routes-Event Page, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

Exhibition: “Piece by Piece by Maria Stanford” continues through Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Drift Gallery — Holetown, St. James, Barbados, WI

“Piece by Piece by Maria Stanford” Jan 7-Feb 24, 2018 
at the Drift Gallery Barbados
Exhibition: “Piece by Piece by Maria Stanford” - Sunday, January 7, 2018 through Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Drift Gallery — Holetown, St. James, Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Drift Ocean Terrace Lounge, Holetown, St. James, Barbados; Tele: (246) 432-2808; Email: info@driftinbarbados.com; Website: Drift Gallery Barbados
Event Description: “Drift Gallery presents an Art Exhibition entitled 'Piece by Piece' by Maria Stanford. Regular Gallery hours: 5:00 pm until .... every day except Monday; Exhibition ends Feb 24th ...” — Read more: Drift Gallery Barbados
About the Artist, Maria Stanford: “My love of outdoor painting serves as a vehicle to propel my artistic interest and enthusiasm for the visual arts. Visiting various landscapes throughout the island-from River Bay in St Lucy to Nelson Street in Bridgetown- is allowing me to come into my own developing expres-sionistic style. My portfolio includes seascapes, elegant nudes and still life scenes ...” — Read more: Drift Gallery Barbados
For further information: Drift Gallery Barbados.

Exhibitions: “Explorations V: Portraits in Conversation” and “Explorations VI: Engaging Abstraction” - shows continue through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at NGJ — Jamaica, West Indies

“Portraits in Conversation” and “Engaging Abstraction”
December 19, 2017- February 25, 2018 at NGJ
Exhibition: “Explorations V: Portraits in Conversation” and “Explorations VI: Engaging Abstraction” - Opening Reception on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 @ 6:30pm; shows continue through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at NGJ — Jamaica, West Indies; Event Details – Where: National Gallery of Jamaica; Location: 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies (Entrance is on Orange Street); Tel: 1-876-922-1561, 1-876-922-1563; Fax: 1-876-922-8544; E-mail: info@natgalja.org.jm; Opening hours: Tues-Thurs: 10am to 4:30pm; Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am-3pm; Last Sundays: the NGJ is open every last Sunday of the month, normally 11am-4pm.
Event Description: “The National Gallery of Jamaica is pleased to present two new exhibitions – 'Explorations V: Portraits in Conversation' and 'Explorations VI: Engaging Abstraction' – which will be on view from December 19, 2017 to February 25, 2018. The Explorations series, which was launched in 2013, examines big themes and issues in Jamaican art, inviting conversation on these issues, and features mainly works from the National Collection. 'Explorations V: Portraits in Conversation' examines the significance and conflicted politics of artistic portraiture in the development of Jamaican art from the 18th century to the present, looking at issues such as race, class, gender, as well as the ideas about art and the artist that are reflected in the portrait. Examples of colonial era portraiture are contrasted with portraits and self-portraits from the Nationalist era that reflect its drive towards psychological decolonization and cultural self-representation. The exhibition also includes works by contemporary artists that illustrate how portraiture has been redefined and repositioned in response to recent social changes and cultural developments. Among the artists who are represented in this exhibition are: Alvin Marriott, Renee Cox, George Robertson, Albert Huie, Samere Tansley, Milton George, Isaac Mendes Belisario, Vera Alabaster, Berette Macaulay, Richmond Barthe, Mallica 'Kapo' Reynolds, Olivia McGilchrist, Varun Baker, Robin Farqueharson, David Boxer, Pompeo Batoni, Barrington Watson, Mrs Lionel Lee, and Vermon 'Howie' Grant ... 'Explorations VI: Engaging Abstraction,' on the other hand, examines the role of abstraction in modern and contemporary art from Jamaica and the Caribbean. Early modern art in the Caribbean region had a strong focus on thematic content, often with nationalist overtones, and this called for figurative modernism rather than abstraction ... Several events will be held to accompany these exhibitions, including the Last Sundays programmes of December 31, 2017, January 28, 2018, and February 25, 2018. Details will be announced separately ...”Read more: National Gallery of Jamaica Blog
For further information: National Gallery of Jamaica Blog, National Gallery of Jamaica.org and National Gallery of Jamaica-Twitter

Exhibition: “Circles and Circuits I: History and Art of the Chinese Caribbean Diaspora” - show continues through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the California African American Museum — Los Angeles, California, USA

“Circles and Circuits I” September 15, 2017–February 25, 2018
California African American Museum
Exhibition:  “Circles and Circuits I: History and Art of the Chinese Caribbean Diaspora” - Opening Reception on Friday, September 15, 2017 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT; show continues through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the California African American Museum — Los Angeles, California, USA; Event Details - Location: California African American Museum; 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, California, USA; Telephone: 213.744.2084; Email: reception@caamuseum.org; Website: CAAM-Circles and Circuits I and Eventbrite-Circles and Circuits I
Event Description: “The exhibition 'Circles and Circuits' explores the art of the Chinese Caribbean diaspora from the early 20th century to the present day. By examining the contributions of artists of Chinese descent in Cuba, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and beyond, the exhibition will reveal the hidden complexities of the transcultural art of the Caribbean. The exhibition will be presented at two venues, the Chinese American Museum (CAM) and the California African American Museum (CAAM). The presentation at CAAM will trace the history of Chinese Caribbean art from the 1930s through the period of the region’s independence movements, showcasing the contributions of artists little known outside their own countries, such as Sybil Atteck (Trinidad and Tobago) and Manuel Chong-Neto (Panama), and providing a new context for understanding the better-known work of Wifredo Lam (Cuba). At CAM, the exhibition will focus on the work of contemporary artists such as Albert Chong and María Magdalena Campos-Pons, as well as artists of the ongoing Chinese Caribbean diaspora. The contemporary works featured explore issues of post-colonial history, popular culture, personal history, and the body ...”Read more: CAAM-Circles and Circuits I and Eventbrite-Circles and Circuits I
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