Thursday, January 31, 2019

Event: “Public Lecture: Repatriating the Bahamian Lomax Collection” on Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, WI

“Public Lecture: Repatriating the Bahamian Lomax Collection”
January 31, 2019 @ The NAGB
Event: “Public Lecture: Repatriating the Bahamian Lomax Collection” on Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm 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 on Thursday, January 31st at 6pm for a community conversation and deep dive into the Bahamian folk materials from the Alan Lomax Collection at the Library of Congress with artist and researcher Tamika Galanis ... The collection boasts hundreds of sound recordings and photographs from New Providence, Cat Island, and Andros from 1935 and 1979. This collection gifts us with a rare peek into Family-Island-Life on one of the lesser-photographed islands. Galanis is the current Jon B. Lovelace Fellow for the Study of the Alan Lomax Collection at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress ...”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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