Saturday, February 24, 2018

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.

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