Friday, June 28, 2019

Exhibition: “Rex at Eighty” by Rex Dixon - show continues through Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Soft Box Studios — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Rex at Eighty” June 14-30, 2019 at Soft Box Studios
Exhibition:  “Rex at Eighty” by Rex Dixon - Opening Reception on Friday, June 14, 2019 @ 7pm-11pm; show continues through Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Soft Box Studios — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: Soft Box Studios; 9 Alcazar Street, St. Clair, Port of Spain; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 622-8610; Email: softboxtt@gmail.com; Websites: Soft Box Studios-Foreign Familiar-Facebook and Soft Box Studios-Facebook
Event Description: “The exhibition 'Rex at Eighty' by Rex Dixon - Opening Reception on Friday, June 14, 2019 @ 7pm-11pm; show continues through Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Soft Box Studios. Exhibition of recent painting at 80 ...”Read more: Soft Box Studios-Rex at Eighty-Facebook and Soft Box Studios-Facebook
About the Artist: “Rex Dixon is a painter trained in a number of art schools in the United Kingdom. He was Visual Arts Officer at Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham 1972-1977 organizing exhibitions, lectures, films and seminars on all aspects of contemporary art. He taught painting as a full-time lecture on the BA Degree course at the New University of Ulster, Belfast prior to coming to teach in the painting department at the Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts, Jamaica where he taught for thirteen years. He has exhibited extensively in the Caribbean and internationally at galleries in The Netherlands, England, Ireland and the USA. He represented Jamaica in the second and third Biennale of Caribbean and Central American painting at the Museum of Modern Art in the Dominican Republic. He has work in the permanent collections of Wolverhampton Art Galley, UK, National Gallery of Jamaica and Pan American Art Projects in Miami. His current work can be seen at James Wray Gallery in Belfast and the Soft Box Gallery, Port of Spain, Trinidad. He has a studio in Mountain View, Maracas Valley, St. Joseph, Trinidad ...​”Read more: Soft Box Studios-Rex at Eighty-Facebook and Soft Box Studios-Facebook
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Group Exhibition: “Emergence” - continues through Sunday, June 30, 2019 @ VisualArt Galleries (UTT NAPA) — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

Emergence @ VisualArt Galleries” (UTT NAPA) June 14-30, 2019
Group Exhibition: “Emergence” - Opening Reception on Friday, June 14, 2019 @ 7:00pm-11:00pm; continues through Sunday, June 30, 2019 @ VisualArt Galleries (UTT NAPA) — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - UTT Port Of Spain NAPA, Keate Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Telephone: (868) 642-8888; Email: classicalmusictt@gmail.com; Website: Emergence @ VisualArt Galleries-Facebook
Event Description: “Come be a part of EMERGENCE, an art experience that takes art exhibitions to a whole new level featuring fine art for display and for sale (including ASTT Member Artists Joy Luk Pat, Mario Blades, Michelle Boyd, Nicole Tang), live performances, artist talks and more. Join us at NAPA UTT Campus in Port of Spain for our opening night and for various pop up events during the exhibition line-up! EXHIBITION OPENING NIGHT: Friday, June 14th, 2019 : 7pm-11pm; * Free Admission; * Free Parking; RSVP NOW! ...”Read more: Emergence @ VisualArt Galleries-Facebook
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Exhibition Event: “Last Sundays” Programme for June 30, 2019 featuring 'The 25th Art of Reggae Exhibition' charity auction @ 11:00am to 4:00pm; also featuring The Skasonics @ 1:30pm at NGJ — Jamaica, West Indies

“Last Sundays” on June 30, 2019 at NGJ
Exhibition Event: “Last Sundays” Programme for June 30, 2019 featuring 'The 25th Art of Reggae Exhibition' charity auction @ 11:00am to 4:00pm; also featuring The Skasonics @ 1:30pm at NGJ — Jamaica, WI; Event Details – Where: National Gallery of Jamaica; Location: 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies (Entrance is on Orange Street); Tel: 1-876-922-1561, 1-876-922-1563; Fax: 1-876-922-8544; E-mail: info@natgalja.org.jm; Opening hours: Tues-Thurs: 10am to 4:30pm; Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am-3pm; Last Sundays: the NGJ is open every last Sunday of the month, normally 11am-4pm
Event Description: “The National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sundays programming for June 30, 2019 will feature the return of the International Reggae Poster Contest (IRPC) charity auction for the first time since the exhibition debuted in 2012. Featuring select international entries from the 2018 competition and special contributions, including a limited edition serigraph from IRPC co-founder, the late Michael ‘Freestylee’ Thompson, the June 30 charity auction will mark the closing of The 25th Art of Reggae Exhibition which opened in February 2019. The auction will open with a live music performance by Sparrow Martin and The Skasonics. Proceeds from poster sales will support the Alpha Institute School of Music on 26 South Camp Road ... As per usual on Last Sundays, admission is free, but contributions to our Donations Box, located in the lobby, are appreciated. These donations help to fund our in house exhibitions and our Last Sundays programming. The National Gallery’s Gift Shop and Coffee Shop will be open for business ... ”Read more: National Gallery of Jamaica Blog
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Exhibition: “Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County” - show continues through Saturday, June 29, 2019 at History Fort Lauderdale — Ft Lauderdale, FL USA

Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County” June 1–29, 2019
Exhibition: “Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County” - Opening Reception on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 @ 5:30pm–7:30pm; show continues through Saturday, June 29, 2019 at History Fort Lauderdale — Ft Lauderdale, FL USA; Event Details - Location: Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, 219 SW 2nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA; Telephone: (954) 463-4431; Websites: History Fort Lauderdale-Island Imprint and Eventbrite-Island Imprint
Event Description: “Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with 'Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County,' a fine art and historical retrospective produced in conjunction with Island Syndicate, on display at History Fort Lauderdale from June 1-29, 2019; Opening Reception on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 @ 5:30pm–7:30pm. The exhibit traces the Caribbean community's roots through a variety of fine art mediums, historical news clippings, archival photos, memorabilia and artifacts colorfully displaying the diverse influence of island culture on the vibrant fabric of Fort Lauderdale. Works featured include Paul Campbell’s (Jamaica) Fervent Hope and pieces from Karl 'Jerry' Craig (Jamaica), and photographer Silvi Lizama (Cuba). The installation will also include a storytelling aspect of the shared Caribbean communities’ history via personal memories and mementos allowing for an immersive foray into local Caribbean-American culture. Admission is free with general museum admission ...”Read more: History Fort Lauderdale-Island Imprint and Eventbrite-Island Imprint
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Event: “caribBEING Prospect Park - Art Installation Gallery” on Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 12:00pm–5:00pm at Prospect Park — Brooklyn, New York USA

caribBEING Prospect Park - Art Installation Gallery  June 28, 2019
(Image: 'Caribpolitan' by Andrea Pippins courtesy caribBEING)
Event: “caribBEING Prospect Park” on Friday, June 28, 2019 All Day Event at Prospect Park — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details: Where: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York 11225, Telephone: (718) 965-8951; Websites: Prospect Park Alliance, caribBEING Prospect Park - Art Installation Gallery, caribBEING-Facebook and caribBEING
Event Description: “Caribbean-American artists Devin Osorio and Tania L. Balan-Gaubert's Gallery transforms the Lefferts Historic House front porch into a Caribbean veranda with a multimedia installation featuring Osorio's tropical-patterned Dracaena Cane Coil Curtain, comprised of hanging coiled balls, and Balan-Gaubert's salvaged furniture sculptures, Somewhere in the Unfinished. Says Osorio: 'I am referencing the plants and types of objects that my grandmother decorated her own patio at her home in the Dominican Republic. This was my favorite place to be when I visited, and I want to bring that same joy and sense of island summer ease to Lefferts Historic House.' Says Balan-Gaubert: 'Chairs placed in front of homes in a way that suggests continued use are evocative of the lives inside who come outdoors to enjoy the weather or be in the company of others, and can be visual representations of a city… Stoop life… porch sitting… block parties and barbecues signal the aesthetics of community' ...”Read more: Prospect Park Alliance, caribBEING Prospect Park - Art Installation Gallery, caribBEING-Facebook and caribBEING
About caribBeing Prospect Park: “Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month in Prospect Park with caribBEING and Prospect Park Alliance. Brooklyn's Backyard will be home to a month of workshops, art installations and other special events. Enjoy Caribbean art, music, dance, food, wellness and much more during this cultural celebration for Brooklynites of all ages. All participating artists and vendors are based in Brooklyn, and hail from Jamaica, Haiti, Trinidad, Panama, Barbados, Dominican Republic and Guyana ...”Read more: Prospect Park Alliance, caribBEING Prospect Park - Art Installation Gallery, caribBEING-Facebook and caribBEING
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Event: The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica presents a “Design Workshop” by Lucille Junkere on Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 2:00pm-4:00pm; exhibition ends on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at ACIJ — Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies

ACIJ-Design Workshop” June 28, 2019 in Jamaica, West Indies
Event: The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica presents a “Design Workshop” by Lucille Junkere on Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 2:00pm-4:00pm; exhibition ends on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at ACIJ — Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies; Event Details – Where: The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica, 3 Orange Street, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies; Telephone: 876-922-4793; Websites: ACIJ-Design Workshop-Facebook, ACIJ-Design Workshop-Twitter and Eventbrite-ACIJ-Design Workshop
Event Description: “A design workshop to create new patterns inspired by the exhibition cloths. This workshop for adults will be facilitated by Lucille is suitable for those wanting to expand their sketchbook practice with new ideas which can be incorporated into creative practice including ceramics, printing, painting and embroidery. All participants are asked to bring sketch books and drawing materials. This workshop costs $500 JMD which will go towards the exhibition costs ...”Read more: ACIJ-Design Workshop-Facebook, ACIJ-Design Workshop-Twitter and Eventbrite-ACIJ-Design Workshop
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Exhibition: “Revisitings by Stuart Hahn” - show EXTENDED through Friday, June 28, 2019 at Medulla Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, WI

“Revisitings by Stuart Hahn” June 6-28, 2019 at Medulla Art Gallery
(Graphic Design: Agyei Archer)
Exhibition: “Revisitings by Stuart Hahn” - Opening Reception on Thursday, June 6, 2019 @ 7:00pm–9:00pm; Artist's Talk: Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 7pm-9pm; show EXTENDED through Friday, June 28, 2019 at Medulla Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Where: Medulla Gallery; Location: #37 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain; Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; RSVP: Telephone: (868) 680-1041 / Email: medullaartgallery@gmail.com
Event Description: “In celebration of Gay Pride Month 2019 Medulla Art Gallery is pleased to invite you to 'REVISITINGS' BY STUART HAHN. Exhibition EXTENDED through Friday, June 28, 2019; OPEN TO THE PUBLIC / FREE ADMISSION at Medulla Art Gallery, Address: 37 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain. Contact: 680-1041, 622-1196 or medullaartgallery@gmail.com. Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-2pm ... (Graphic Design: Agyei Archer) ...”Read more: Medulla Art Gallery

About the Artist: “Stuart Hahn was born in Nevis, lived in Trinidad all his life and began his artistic career as a Graphic Illustrator in the advertising industry during the 1970s. He has illustrated three children’s' books, Derek Walcott's 'Ti Jean And His Brothers' being the most acclaimed. He has exhibited internationally and locally since 1984, and his works are represented in collections in Europe, the US, Canada and the Caribbean. He is particularly celebrated for the sensitivity of his ink and colored pencil drawings which draw their inspiration from the mythologies of Greece, India, the Bible and the folklore of Trinidad ...”Read more: Medulla Art Gallery
About the Gallery: “Medulla Art Gallery has been established to carry on and develop the traditions of Aquarela Galleries. Medulla, as the name implies, will provide a core space for art education with public participation through exhibitions, forums and workshops. Geoffrey MacLean, Martin Mouttet and Isabel Brash hope to use Medulla to demonstrate art, not only as a social expression, but also as a medium for therapy and growth. Medulla seeks to produce and promote exhibitions and ancillary events of established and emerging artists.”Read more: Medulla Art Gallery
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Event: “Gun Hill By Moonlight: An Evening of Word and Wine” on Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 5:30pm-8:30pm at Gun Hill Signal Station, Gun Hill, St. George — Barbados, West Indies

Gun Hill By Moonlight” June 28, 2019 at Gun Hill Station
Exhibition: “Gun Hill By Moonlight: An Evening of Word and Wine” on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Gun Hill Signal Station, Gun Hill, St. George — Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Round House Inn; Location: Gun Hill Signal Station, Gun Hill, St. George, Barbados, West Indies; Contact: Barbados National Trust; Tele: (246) 426-24218; Email: info@barbadosnationaltrust; Websites: Barbados National Trust (BNT), BNT-Gun Hill By Moonlight and Barbados National Trust-Facebook.
Event Description: “Join us at 'Gun Hill by Moonlight' on Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 5:30pm-8:30pm in Barbados for a cool relaxing evening reception of refreshments as the sun sets and the brilliant moonlight fills the sky. This Barbados National Trust event is a great place for tourist and locals to socialise and make new acquaintances ... On a clear evening, there is a spectacular view of the south and parts of the west coasts. One can see both the sun set and the moon rise, while indulging in drinks and hors d'oeuvre. There is a bugler and a ceremonial lowering of the flag at sunset. Tonight's theme is 'An Evening of Word and Wine.' You will be inspired and entertained by some of Barbados' finest literary talents, including: Margaret Gill, Sandra Sealy, Stephen Sandiford, Edison Williams and Sharma Taylor; Food and Beverages will be on sale. Admission Fee: Barbados National Trust members and members of affiliated Trusts - Bds $20.00, Others - Bds $25.00. Now wheelchair accessible! ... Location: Gun Hill, St George; Directions: 5 minutes drive from the St George Parish Church, headed uphill ...”Read more: Barbados National Trust (BNT), BNT-Gun Hill By Moonlight and Barbados National Trust-Facebook
About the Barbados National Trust: “The Barbados National Trust, founded in 1960, is an organisation which works to preserve and protect the natural and artistic heritage of Barbados and to increase public awareness of Barbados' historic and architectural treasures. These include a number of different cemeteries, gardens, historic houses, nature reserves, park areas, windmills and coastal areas. The Trust also runs museums displaying a collection of artefacts owned and made by Barbadians, as well as an education programme, focusing on the island's history and what it means to the future ...”Read more: Barbados National Trust (BNT), BNT-Gun Hill By Moonlight and Barbados National Trust-Facebook
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Event: “Caribbean Film Series at BAM: Sprinter + The Deliverer” on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 7:30pm at the Brooklyn Academy of Music — Brooklyn, NY USA

Caribbean Film Series at BAM” on June 26, 2019
Event: “Caribbean Film Series at BAM: Sprinter + The Deliverer” on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 7:30pm at the Brooklyn Academy of Music — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details - Location: Brooklyn Academy of Music; 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA; BAM Phone: (718) 636-4100; Website: Caribbean Film Series at BAM and CAFA-About
Event Description: “The Caribbean Film Series, presents feature films made by Caribbean filmmakers, which highlight the richness, uniqueness, and viability of Caribbean cinema to Brooklyn, home to the largest population of Caribbean nationals in the United States, and to all New York City residents and visitors. Sprinter: Storm Saulter, a leading light of contemporary Jamaican cinema, directs this rousing underdog tale of Akeem, a talented high school runner who must rise above a turbulent home life on his way to becoming the country’s next track and field star. Pulsing with color, movement, and music—and featuring a cameo from none other than Usain Bolt—Sprinter is both a multidimensional portrait of a young man finding his way and a vibrant celebration of Jamaican culture ... The Deliverer: When a desperate fisherman fails to stop a corrupt government from destroying his village, he brokers a deal with a mysterious drug runner to traffic cocaine across Serpents Mouth, the perilous sea between Trinidad and Venezuela, to save his home ...”Read more: Caribbean Film Series at BAM and CAFA-About
About The Caribbean Film Academy (CAFA): “Our Mission - The Caribbean Film Academy’s mission is to create platforms to support and share the voices and stories of the Caribbean, through film. Established in 2012, CaFA, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and support of Caribbean filmmaking and filmmakers, in the region and the diaspora. CaFA’s work is focused on promoting and sharing the art of storytelling through film from the perspective of the Caribbean ...”Read more: CAFA-About
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Event: “Caribbean Culinary Museum and Theater: AARLCC Reception” on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) — Fort Lauderdale, FL USA

Caribbean Culinary Museum: AARLCC Reception” June 26, 2019
Event: “Caribbean Culinary Museum and Theater: AARLCC Reception” on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) — Fort Lauderdale, FL USA; Event Details: Location: 2650 Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA; Contact Phone: (954) 625-2800; Email: info@friendsofaarlcc.org; Websites: Caribbean Culinary Museum: AARLCC Reception, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center-Facebook and Eventbrite-Caribbean Culinary Museum and Theater: AARLCC Reception
Event Description: “You are cordially invited to the 'Caribbean Culinary Museum and Theater: AARLCC Reception' on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) - An exhibition dedicated to Caribbean history, culture and cuisine, a video presentation of the dramatic Culinary Theater, plus complimentary light bites. The producers of 'Taste the Islands' culinary and travel TV series, and 'The Taste the Islands Experience' food and drink festival, present the Caribbean Culinary Museum and Theater, an immersive exhibition sharing information and artifacts representing the shared history and culture of the islands of the Caribbean from the perspective of food. In the Museum, learn about the origins of the foods and flavors of the Caribbean, from ground provisions, rice and grains, to stews, fruits, rum and meats. See culinary artifacts and utensils, some unique to the region, and learn how they have been used from generation to generation and from island to island ...”Read more: Caribbean Culinary Museum: AARLCC Reception, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center-Facebook and Eventbrite-Caribbean Culinary Museum and Theater: AARLCC Reception
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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Event: “4th Sundays @ the NAGB” on Sunday, June 23, 2019 @ 12:00pm-5:00pm before Summer Break at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“4th Sundays @ the NAGB” June 23, 2019 @ The NAGB
Event: “4th Sundays @ the NAGB” on Sunday, June 23, 2019 @ 12:00pm-5:00pm 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: “We are taking a short break for the summer after June 23rd when we host our last 4th Sunday at the NAGB. Fourth Sundays will return in September with new exhibitions to discuss and lots of fresh energy. Get a free tour on June 23rd of the NAGB's exhibitions, Chan Pratt 'Resurrection' and Tessa Whitehead '...there are always two deaths.' Add an exciting element to your visitor experience and connect with and learn more about the artworks at The National Art Gallery! Tours will be held every 30 minutes beginning at 12:00pm Interested persons can stop in to our Mixed Media Store to sign up for an available tour and meet our wonderful staff! ...”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.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Exhibition Event: The NAGB's “Oil painting workshop w/ Tessa Whitehead” on Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 10:00am-1:00pm; “...there are always two deaths” exhibit continues through Sunday, July 28, 2019 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“Oil painting workshop w/ Tessa Whitehead” June 22, 2019 @ The NAGB
Exhibition Event: The NAGB's “Oil painting workshop w/ Tessa Whitehead” on Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 10:00am-1:00pm; “...there are always two deaths” exhibit continues through Sunday, July 28, 2019 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: “Get started with oil painting with artist Tessa Whitehead whose exhibition '...there are always two deaths' is currently on display at the NAGB. Learn how to work with oil paint under the guidance of a classically trained oil painter and get tips on which materials to use and how to find affordable ways to work in a relatively expensive practice. Each attendee will have a canvas to work on and will paint from a still-life. During the process discussions will focus on mixing paint and paint-application. This workshop is most suited to artists/painters relatively new to oil paint or complete beginners! ...”Read more: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Exhibition Description: “The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas invites you to the first solo by interdisciplinary artist Tessa Whitehead showcasing a new body of paintings. Entitled '...there are always two deaths' . . . the exhibition catalogues the artist's observations of the landscape, everyday life, and the inner working of nature in conjunction with the sacred feminine ...”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.

Exhibition Event: “ART FUH SO” art collection days through Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 12pm-6pm at ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“ART FUH SO” until June 22, 2019 @ ASTT
Exhibition Event:   “ART FUH SO” art collection days through Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 12pm-6pm at ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago; Cor. Jamaica Blvd & St Vincent Ave; Federation Park, Port of Spain; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Telephone: (868) 622-9827 or (868) 738-8273; Email: exhibitions@artsocietytt.org or admin@artsocietytt.org;  Websites: Art Society TT and Art Society TT-Facebook
Event Description: “The Art Society will be open today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday) between 12noon and 6pm for buyers and artists to collect their work. This exhibition has come to an end and we’d like to thank all those who participated, attended and supported this exhibition. Thank you ... ”Read more: Art Society TT and Art Society TT-Facebook
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Event: NAGB's “Friday Night Live! presents "Soul-stice” on Friday, June 21, 2019 @ 7:00pm-10:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“Friday Night Live” June 21, 2019 @ The NAGB
Event: NAGB's “Friday Night Live! presents "Soul-stice” on Friday, June 21, 2019 @ 7:00pm-10:00 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
Event Description: “The NAGB is welcoming the official start of summer with Friday Night Live's! 'Soul-stice' on June 21st, 2019, 7-10 p.m. Feel the sizzle as creatives, known and unknown, showcase their talent at “The Good Mic”, an Open Mic Night in collaboration with Goodstock, and cool down with craft beer from Pirate Republic and one-of-a-kind popsicles from Pop Stop, all while chilling with friends in a beautiful, laid back environment. Friday Night Live!, is a one-of-kind event at the museum that is perfect for an evening out with family and friends, a first date, or just to experience the NAGB after hours. For the price of regular admission, you can experience special tours, drawing in the galleries, an interactive workshop inspired by our latest exhibitions, live entertainment and more! It only comes around once a quarter so don’t miss out on this incredible bit of summer fun and delight ... You won’t be disappointed. See you there! ...”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
For further information: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Event: NAGB Film Series presents “Moonlight” on Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 8:00pm-10:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“Moonlight” on June 20, 2019 at The NAGB
Event: NAGB Film Series presents “Moonlight” on Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 8:00pm-10:00pm 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: “The NAGB welcomes you to a special screening of the critically acclaimed Oscar and Golden Globe- willing film 'Moonlight,' a 2016 American coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on Tarell Alvin McCraney's unpublished semi-autobiographical play 'In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.' The film will be screened on Thursday, June 20th starting at 8:00pm ... 'Moonlight's main points of focus include Blackness, masculinity, and vulnerability presented in three stages in the life of the main character; his youth, adolescence, and early adult life. It explores the difficulties he faces with his sexuality and identity, including the physical and emotional abuse he endures growing up. The NAGB is excited to bring this jewel of a film to Fiona's Theatre, and as a reminder, this and all screenings are FREE and open to the public. We will have popcorn on hand for sale. Come out and celebrate a warm summer evening with us ...”Read more: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
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Event: “Steel Pulse” on Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 6:30pm-11:00pm at North Beach Band Shell — Miami, Florida USA

Steel Pulse” June 20, 2019 at North Beach Band Shell
Event: “Steel Pulse” on Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 6:30pm-11:00pm at North Beach Band Shell — Miami, FL; Event Details - Location: North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami, FL 33141, USA; Website: Kulcha Shok-Steel Pulse and Kulcha Shok Events
Event Description: “Dueterman Productions & Kulcha Shok Muzik are excited to present 'Steel Pulse' in Miami! Thursday, June 20th, 2019 @ 6:30pm-11:00pm at North Beach Band Shell, North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33141. Get your tickets now at Eventbrite.com ...”Read more: Kulcha Shok-Steel Pulse and Kulcha Shok Events
About Lance-O MC/Kulcha Shok: “Lance-O was introduced to Peter Tosh in 1974 and it was also his introduction to reggae music. Fast forward to 1984 while Lance-O was attending UNC-Wilmington he started a college radio station WLOZ that he programmed for 3 yrs and was on-air for 4 yrs in all. In 1990, he returned to South Florida to start working at Reggae Report magazine that gave him an on air slot on WAVS 1170 am. Lance-O took Saturday night radio to another level with cutting edge programming, music and personality to garnish top 5 ratings in the market. During his tenure at WAVS he started Kulcha Shok Muzik, Inc ...”Read more: Lance-O MC/Kulcha Shok-About
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Lance-O MC/Host EPK - video by KulchaShokMuzik

Workshop: “Portfolio Development Course” - next on Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 6:15pm–8:15pm at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies

“Portfolio Development Course” Apr 18-June 20, 2019
at Bermuda Masterworks Museum
Workshop: “Portfolio Development Course” - starts on Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 6:15pm–8:15pm; continues every Thursday until June 20, 2019 at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies; Location: Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, 183 South Road, Bermuda Botanical Gardens. The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is located in the Bermuda Botanical Gardens, Paget. Bus routes 1,2 & 7. Signage in the Gardens will direct you to the museum; Tel: (441) 299 4000 | Fax: (441) 236 4402; Email: mworks@logic.bm; Website: Bermuda Masterworks Museum
Event Description: "The focus of this course in on the preparation of a final portfolio for entry into a post-secondary visual art programme, at a recognized art college. The instructor will provide mentoring, instruction and skill development for a wide-rage of art-based fields. Priority will be placed on drawing: as well, students should have a n understanding of a range of conventional art tools. The conclusion will be a dynamic and appealing portfolio. participants should be an art student, 16 years or older, and should be enrolled in a senior/secondary school arts curriculum. Participants will be invited to bring three samples of current artwork together with relevant information of their chosen art field. When: Thursdays, April 18 – June 20, 2019; Course Duration: 10 Weeks; Time: 6:15pm–8:15pm; Where: Masterworks Classroom; Cost: $850 for members | $900 non members; Register today! Call 299-4000 or email education@masterworksbermuda.org ... "Read more: Bermuda Masterworks Museum and Bermuda Masterworks-Facebook
About the Masterworks Museum: “Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is a not for profit organisation, which means that our funding comes from friends in the community and abroad. We rely entirely on the generosity of others, through donations, our volunteer programme and membership. Part of our mission is to build a major collection, not only of Bermuda art from the past, but also one that embodies the artists of today, as well as a vision for the future. By embracing all art forms, we hope to encourage artists from both Bermuda and abroad to develop their talents in our inspirational island setting. We also encourage the repatriation of works of art inspired by the island, and welcome any gift that may enhance our Collection ...”Read more: Bermuda Masterworks-About Us
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Exhibition: Horizons Art Gallery presents “Art At The Hilton: Beyond - An Exhibition Of Unexpected Art” - show continues through Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Beyond - An Exhibition Of Unexpected Art”
June 13-20 by Horizons Art Gallery
Exhibition: Horizons Art Gallery presents “Art At The Hilton: Beyond - An Exhibition Of Unexpected Art” - Opening Reception on Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm; show continues through Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Where: Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, Lady Young Rd, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Contact: Horizons Art Gallery; Location: 37 Mucurapo Road, St. James, Trinidad, WI; Telephone: (868) 628-9769 and (868) 297-5105; Email: info@horizonsartgallery.com
Event Description: “Exhibition: ‘Art at the Hilton’ is an on-going monthly project between The Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre and Horizons Art Gallery. 'Beyond - An Exhibition Of Unexpected Art' features original works by: Tremayne Fraeunfelder, Maria Diaz, Jemima Charles, Helen Gohlke, Esther Griffith, Gerard Fulchan, Candice Sobers, Kibwe and others. Opening night: June 13th 2019 from 6pm to 7:30pm. Exhibition continues until 20th June 2019. Opening night live entertainment by the Academy of the Performing Arts. Also available for the duration of the show: Nightly Art Dinner - 4 course dinner specially crafted by Executive Chef Jose Gutierrez for $275; Nightly Drink Specials at Samaan3 Bar (5:30pm - 7:30pm) - Bar drinks $40, premium brands $60. Please call 628-9769 for further details at Horizons Art Gallery ...”  — Read more: Horizons Art Gallery-Facebook and Horizons Art Gallery
About Horizons Art Gallery: “Arrive at the blue building with the purple door and as you enter you are greeted by friendly and courteous staff, willing to assist and offer competent advice. Visit the Art Gallery next door and soak up the ambience of being surrounded by beautiful art work. On view are paintings by some of Trinidad's top artists, with prices to suit any budget. And visitors to these sunny shores need have no worries about transporting a precious acquisition as packaging and shipping of art can easily be arranged at Horizons ... So do come by, call or email for information. We are always glad to be of service.”Read more: Horizons Art Gallery
For further information about the gallery: Horizons Art Gallery and Horizons Art Gallery-Facebook. For further information about the Hilton: Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre-Facebook.