|“Garden Lunch and Book Signing” Nov 17, 2016 at National Gallery Cayman|
Event Description: “Join us for a special book signing and a behind the scenes discussion on the National Gallery’s latest publication – 'The Art of the Cayman Islands – A Journey Through the National Gallery Collection.' The discussion and book signing is free and open to the public and will be followed by a delicious garden lunch for purchase in the NGCI Art Café. Purchase a copy of the new National Gallery book and receive a special one-time 25% discount from the NGCI Art Café. The event begins at 12:00 noon and lunch will be served by the NGCI Art Café in the gardens between 12:30 PM and 2:00 PM. Reservations are recommended for groups of four or more. Visit our website for menu details ...” — Read more: National Gallery Cayman-Facebook and National Gallery Cayman-Garden Lunch
About the Book: “'The Art of the Cayman Islands: A Journey through the National Gallery Collection' - Hardcover (October 31, 2016) by Natalie Urquhart (Author): First book to offer an overview of the art of the Cayman Islands; fully illustrated with multimedia works from over seventy artists; a cultural journey through this popular tourist destination. This book offers the first comprehensive survey of the art of the Cayman Islands as seen through highlights from the National Gallery's permanent collection. The collection traces a historical and stylistic journey that begins with the visionary markings of intuitive artists such as Gladwyn 'Miss Lassie' Bush, and moves on to the work of the early realist painters who sought to capture the picturesque tropical island paradise before concluding with the more critically engaged, multi-disciplinary work that the islands' contemporary artists are generating. This overview, which also functions as the gallery's first collection guide, features essays on the history of art, the story of the National Gallery and its collection, and works by over 70 artists.” — Read more: Amazon-The Art of the Cayman IslandsFor further information: National Gallery Cayman, National Gallery Cayman-Twitter and National Gallery Cayman-Facebook.