Sunday, February 26, 2017

Exhibition: “From Columbus to Junkanoo” EXTENDED - now showing until Sunday, February 26, 2017 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“From Columbus to Junkanoo” April 19, 2016-February 26, 2017 @ NAGB
Exhibition: “From Columbus to Junkanoo” EXTENDED - show runs through Sunday, February 26, 2017 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:; Website:
Event Description: “'From Columbus to Junkanoo' features work that references historical events in The Bahamas from the 14th century to the present day. The exhibition first opened in Santiago, Cuba in July 2015 as a component of the Bahamian delegation at the Fiesta del Fuego. Showcasing a cohesive collection of modern, contemporary and conceptual artworks, “From Columbus to Junkanoo” guides viewers through an informative and comprehensive timeline, encouraging critical thought about how these events have impacted today’s society...”Read more: and
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: NAGB:
For further information: and For further information about the show: From Columbus to Junkanoo. Related Article: Spring exhibitions open this week.

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