Friday, November 16, 2018

Exhibition Event: NAGB presents a 'Scavenge and Sculpt Workshop' with Lavar Munroe: “Return: The Magic Flight” on Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 10:00am-1:00pm; show continues through Sunday, November 25, 2018 at NAGB — The Bahamas, WI

“Return: The Magic Flight” Nov 1-25, 2018 @ The NAGB
Exhibition Event: NAGB presents a 'Scavenge and Sculpt Workshop' with Lavar Munroe: “Return: The Magic Flight” on Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 10:00am-1:00pm; show continues through Sunday, November 25, 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; Websites: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “Join us for a new and fantastically different workshop with artist Lavar Munroe on Saturday, November 17th at 10 a.m.! Using his assemblage sculpture as inspiration, Munroe will lead workshop participants in using upcycled objects in unusual ways. Participants will be asked to bring a single stationary object with them — something they have no intention of using again. This can be an old shoe, cell phone, cup
 —  whatever can be found. This object will be the central component of a sculpture that will be made using cardboard primarily, and other found objects. The finished project can be abstract or representational or completely wild—whatever the participants want. Ages: 13 +; Cost: Adults $25, students $10 ... ”Read more: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Exhibition Description: “Lavar Munroe's second chapter and continuing installation accompanying 'Son of the Soil,' the artist's 10-year survey is ... a newly conceived installation of his 2016 - present project 'Memorials' called 'Return: The Magic Flight.' 'Return- The Magic Flight' functions both as a homage and posthumous collaboration with Munroe's late father. The inception of this work and its continued evolution came out of prior plans to collaborate with Munroe's father two years before his death. The intention was to better understand each other's professions, with the more profound interest in using both practices to connect with Munroe's deceased mother metaphorically ... The exhibition will be on view from Thursday, November 1st through Sunday, November 25th with a special artist’s talk on Friday, November 16th ...”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.

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