Thursday, December 15, 2016

Exhibition Event: “Holiday Garden Lunch & Lecture” on Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 12:00pm-2:00pm; “Speak to Me” Exhibit runs through Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the National Gallery — Cayman Islands, West Indies

“Holiday Garden Lunch & Lecture” Dec 15, 2016 at National Gallery Cayman
Exhibition Event: “Holiday Garden Lunch & Lecture” on Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 12:00pm-2:00pm; “Speak to Me” Exhibit runs through Thursday, January 12, 2017 at National Gallery — Cayman Islands, West Indies; Event Details - Where: National Gallery of the Cayman Islands; Location: Esterley Tibbetts Highway, Grand Cayman; Tel: 345-945-8111; email: events@nationalgallery.org.ky
Event Description: “Join he National Gallery’s Assistant Curator, Kerri-Anne Chisholm for a special lecture of the contemporary exhibition, Speak to Me – Understanding the Language of Art. The 20-minute lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a delicious garden lunch inspired by the holiday season! The lecture 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 Exhibition: “On view from 24 September 2016 through 12 January 2017 and curated by Emé Paschalides, 'Speak to Me' is an unusual examination of art as a language and the visual ‘dialects’ we mostly encounter, from paintings to installations. The title of the exhibition is a call to confronting art and all it expresses fearlessly, with the certitude that there is an idea in each work that real artists always seek to share, and that we should never abandon to find, develop or even invent. The show hopes to remind us what art history has demonstrated – that great works do not just communicate at a cultural level but transcend the particular to speak to our common humanity, and help us think. While works from private and public collections – from both Cayman and non-Cayman artists - constitute a large part of the show, the curator has also invited a handful of Cayman artists to create new works, including Wray Banker, Randy Cholette, Nasaria Suckoo-Cholette, Pippa Ridley and Simon Tatum, to explore how artists communicate, from the traditional language of sign and symbol to the language of abstraction and conceptual installations. This exhibition has been kindly sponsored by Mourant Ozannes. A special Members’ Preview will take place 23 September 2016 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm ...” — Read more: National Gallery Cayman-Speak to Me and National Gallery Cayman-Facebook
For further information: National Gallery Cayman, National Gallery Cayman-Twitter and National Gallery Cayman-Facebook.

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