Tag Archives: leisure

  1. Towards a Barbados National Art Gallery ‘Ceci N’est Pas Un Nag’ By artist Heather-Dawn Scott

    In this video Heather-Dawn Scott explains the details of the banner she created and the “why” of the action of placing it at the front entrance of the building that is meant to become our Barbados National Art Gallery. Heather-Dawn Scott notes; “A vast amount of energy and commitment have been harnessed over the past […]

    May 30, 2021Galleries, Video GalleryNo comments

    Despite heavy rains and Covid-19 protocols, 35 aspiring artists set out for the Animal Flower Cave, St. Lucy to Paint for the Cure and raise funds for cancer awareness. The dragonfly symbol was chosen as it signifies the ability to overcome times of hardship and acts as a reminder to take time to reconnect with […]

    November 8, 2020PaintingNo comments
  3. Barbados Museum Relaunches Website ‘Barbados Beyond Boundaries (BBB)’

    The Barbados Museum and Historical Society is delighted to introduce and share the new upgraded webpage for the project Barbados Beyond Boundaries, also known as ‘BBB’ for short. First launched in 2016 to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of Barbados’ Independence, BBB is an important platform which allows persons to share diverse experiences about being […]

    September 9, 2020CultureNo comments

    Scores of amateur painters gathered recently at the Radisson Aquatica Hotel to show off their artistic talents and to raise funds for a worthy cause. The popular Paint for the Cure fundraiser 2019 was a sold-out event when close to 50 people turned up to paint this year’s picture – the Tree of Life. The […]

    December 8, 2019PaintingNo comments
  5. Alison Chapman Andrews’ major retrospective at the newly renovated Queens Park Gallery!

    This Sunday 14th at 5:00 pm? A retrospective of the landscapes of one of Barbados’ best known artists, Alison Chapman-Andrews… It’s at the newly renovated Queens Park Gallery, which is fabulous, beside St Michael’s Cathedral downtown… an overview of 40 years of her iconic landscapes, some not seen in thirty years!

    January 13, 2018Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. CARIFESTA XIII – Celebrate the Best of Caribbean Culture!

    Every two years, CARICOM and CARIFORUM countries of the Caribbean and Latin America gather to celebrate the spirit of their people through the expressions of Art, Music, Food, Folklore, Theatre and Dance at the Caribbean Festival of Arts known as CARIFESTA. In 2017, Barbados will be hosting the 13th edition of this exciting Festival with […]

    June 11, 2017Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Coming Up at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination? February 12, 2017Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Barbadian Comic Book Publishers: FRESH MILK XVIII – November 26, 2015

    The Fresh Milk Art Platform is pleased to present FRESH MILK XVIII, taking place on Thursday, November 26, 2015 from 6-9 pm. The event will feature Danish artists Maj Hasager and Ask Kæreby who are in residence at Fresh Milk for the month of November. Maj will be in conversation about her recent publication Making […]

    November 22, 2015Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Series of exhibitions/screenings of video art & film from Caribbean, Africa & Pacific

    A survey of film and video works in the Caribbean, Africa and Aotearoa, Transoceanic Visual Exchange (TVE) aims to negotiate the in-between space of our cultural communities outside of traditional geo-political zones of encounter and trade. The three spaces involved – Fresh Milk (Barbados), Video Art Network Lagos (Nigeria) and RM (New Zealand) – first […]

    September 26, 2015Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Once again Divi Southwinds Resort, Christ Church, Barbados will host the 6th CaFA Fair Barbados from March 9-13, 2016. Over the past 5 years CaFA presented the works of over 75 artists representing 15 Caribbean nations, USA, Brazil and Africa. CaFA Fair Barbados will continue to present a unique look at the region’s visual and […]

    September 26, 2015Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Barbadian author launches self-published Bridgeland: Volume One graphic novel

    Barbadian author and film-maker, Marc R. D. Gibson, celebrates the print release of his self-published first graphic novel, Bridgeland: Volume One. The intimate event held at the Old Spirit Bond in early July was well attended by various members of the local literary and arts community, fellow authors and film-makers, as well as a number […]

    August 1, 2015BooksNo comments
  12. Feeding the Hunger for Dance: NCF Interns get chance to shine

    About four years ago, the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF’s) Cultural Officer – Dance, Dr. John Hunte, created a dance summer internship programme in an effort to develop the discipline here in Barbados. This programme follows the progress of approximately 12 interns through their experiences in a pre-professional dance environment, as they work alongside professionals in […]

    June 20, 2015CultureNo comments

    Fourteen contemporary artists will showcase their artistic talents during the month of June when the ArtSplash Centre hosts its first exhibition, Art Trends 2015. The featured artists are Heidi Berger, Alison Chapman Andrews, Romell Chase, Carole Cadogan, Juliana Inniss, Rosemary Parkinson, Rafza Nehaul, Simbah Pilé, Lorna Rose, Oneka Small, Leandro Soto, Cherise Ward, Ronald Williams […]

    June 2, 2015Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  14. Crop Over Craft Works Event at the Barbados Museum: Sat. 6th June, 2015

    Crop Over Craft Works: Bring the entire family and enjoy a fun-filled day at the Barbados Museum. 6th June, 10am-6pm. Interested in being a Vendor? Please call: 427-0201

    May 20, 2015Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. 5th Slow Food Barbados Farm-to-Table dinner series: Honey Roasted Carrots

    These are carrots roasted on honey, topped with locally grown oregano ground into a special Pesto sauce and topped with Feta cheese made right here in Barbados – the recipes that night were crafted by Julie Frans who flew in from Miami.

    May 10, 2015Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. 5th Slow Food Barbados Farm-to-Table dinner series: Snapper Ceviche

    The proceeds went towards their scholastic “12 gardens in 12 months” project. Ian McNeel once observed – “When you ask a child where does food come from, and the response is KFC or the supermarket, then there is a serious problem.”

    May 10, 2015Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. 5th Slow Food Barbados Farm-to-Table dinner series: Ian McNeel

    Representatives from SLOW FOOD BARBADOS and the OGCA interacted with patrons and provided information on ongoing projects as well as other fundraising initiatives coming up before the year is over…

    May 10, 2015Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. 5th Slow Food Barbados Farm-to-Table dinner series: Zucchini bruschetta

    This Slow Food Barbados Farm-to-Table series is to boost their scholastic “12 gardens in 12 months” project.

    May 10, 2015Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. 5th installment of Slow Food Barbados Farm-to-Table dinner series

    The sold-out event is one of several projects which continue to mobilise local and organic producers under the Slow Food ethos of “Good, Clean and Fair” food.

    May 10, 2015Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. 1st Ever Miss Barbados UK Pageant Queen Crowned

    The 1st ever Miss Barbados UK pageant queen has been crowned. An array of beauty, talent and poise graced the stage at the event, with 21-year-old Victoria Small being crowned the first Miss Barbados UK winner. “Thank you Jesus! I won by the grace of God!” said Small, who was brought to tears when she […]

    May 10, 2015FashionNo comments
  21. British Council Announces “Shakespeare Lives”

    The British Council announced Shakespeare Lives, an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s life on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016. Shakespeare Lives is an invitation to the world to join in the celebrations by participating in a unique online collaboration and experiencing the work of Shakespeare […]

    April 24, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Join the Gallery of Caribbean Art for an Artists’ Talk on April 9th, Women’s Work 2: the “I” of Venus show now extended!

    Today a serious art show is rare. One by one galleries have closed. So Women’s Work 2: the “I” of Venus at Gallery of Caribbean Art, Speightstown, has proved very popular and a huge crowd attended the opening night. Twelve women are showing work they have never shown before, looking at the Venus concept in […]

    April 8, 2015Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  23. Fresh Milk Art Platform: Friday 19th December 2014

    Join The Fresh Milk Art Platform on Friday 19 December 2014, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for FRESH MILK XVII. Visual artist Kara Springer and poet/critical writer Christian Campbell will speak about their residency experiences; Assistant to Director at Fresh Milk, Katherine Kennedy, will share news about her recently completed three month fellowship at Akadamie […]

    December 10, 2014ArtsNo comments
  24. Caribbean Fine Art (CaFA) Fair Barbados presents at Prizm Art Fair 2014, Miami

    Caribbean Fine Art (CaFA) Fair Barbados and its artists will be featured at Prizm Art Fair in Miami from December 4-22, 2014. The 2nd Edition of Prizm Art Fair, which opens at the Miami Center for Architecture & Design with a VIP reception co hosted by MOCADA Museum and Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation will feature […]

    November 19, 2014GalleriesNo comments
  25. The Bim Literary Festival & Book Fair: A True Cultural Experience

    The inaugural Bim Literary Festival and Book Fair took place in May 2012. Its theme was “Words Need Love Too,” a sentiment borrowed from a poem by Barbados’ best known poet, Kamau Brathwaite. Organized by Writers Ink, a collective of Barbados’ leading novelists and poets, that first festival featured literary giants: Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, […]

    May 8, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments