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  1. “Bathed in Sacred Fire,” solo exhibition of Trinidad-based Jamaican artist, Jasmine Thoms-Girvan

    Sour Grass is happy to share that our multi-year collaboration with Kunstinstituut Melly, kicked off on October 1st with Jasmine Thomas-Girvan’s first European solo exhibition, “Bathed in Sacred Fire.” “Bathed in Sacred Fire” showcases ten works, the earliest going back to 2015 with the most recent including newly commissioned works and sculptures. Thomas-Girvan’s command of […]

    October 7, 2021Breaking News, Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  2. BARBADIAN FILM “THE MOON CHILD” HAS MADE HISTORY

    Barbadian film “The Moon Child” has become the first Barbadian film to have won at the LA Shorts International film festival, known as the biggest short film festival in the world. It is an Oscar, Bafta and Canadian screen qualifying festival. The film has won in the Best experimental category. Director and producer Sanna Allsopp […]

    August 26, 2021Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  3. 9 PROJECTS IN HERITAGE-LED INNOVATION AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SHORTLISTED FOR 2ND EDITION OF ILUCIDARE SPECIAL PRIZES

    The ILUCIDARE Consortium including Europa Nostra and the European Commission are delighted to present the shortlisted projects for the 2021 edition of the ILUCIDARE Special Prizes, awarded within the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards! These projects are compelling demonstrations of heritage-led innovation and international relations. The European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards […]

    June 15, 2021CultureNo comments
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Presentation of Certificate Qualifications on concluding studies of the Canadian Association of Museums: Introduction to Museum Studies Distance Learning Program

    Four members within Barbados’ museum profession have recently completed the Commonwealth Association of Museums’ (CAM) distance learning certificate course- An Introduction to Museum Studies. CAM, which is an international NGO based in Canada dedicated to supporting museums and museum workers throughout the 53 countries of the Commonwealth, offered the course in 2017 and it ran […]

    September 1, 2019EducationNo comments
  7. FRANCE SEEKING TO INCREASE PRESENCE IN CARIBBEAN TO BOLSTER CARICOM ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

    France is looking to significantly assist with the Regional Security System (RSS) and with CDEMA the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency to lobby for associate membership for Guadeloupe and Martinique within CARICOM… Mr Ardanaz highlighted the need for the RSS and CDEMA to be able to improve their capacity to provide safety at all times, […]

    December 27, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. 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
  9. STEPHEN LANG JOINS BARBADOS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL ADVISORY BOARD

    The Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) is pleased to announce that Stephen Lang has joined its advisory board and will lend his experience as an award winning actor, director and producer to help guide the Festival’s development and growth. Lang, whose film BEYOND GLORY riveted the Festival’s inaugural opening night audience this past January, is […]

    August 7, 2017CinemaComments Off on STEPHEN LANG JOINS BARBADOS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL ADVISORY BOARD
  10. A Caribbean Dream – Soon to Feature at Limegrove & Olympus Cinemas

    The locally produced and directed film, ‘A Caribbean Dream‘, is scheduled for theatrical release in Barbados from March 1-7, 2017 at both the Limegrove and Olympus Cinemas. “We are excited for the film to be enjoyed by a local audience; its’ been a long time coming as we shot July 15 last year,” said Melissa […]

    February 16, 2017Breaking News, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) set to bring the magic of cinema to everyone with 5 day showcase of Top local, regional & global cinema

    Cinema lovers, acclaimed filmmakers and rising stars will be in Barbados for the inaugural Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) January 11 to 15, 2017. For five days, Barbados will come alive with the magic of the silver screen with an eclectic selection of work from internationally acclaimed directors and actors, renowned regional filmmakers and budding […]

    January 6, 2017EventsNo comments
  12. Naomi Jackson’s “The Star Side of Bird Hill” book launch at the Barbados Museum, Wed. 27th July 2016

    You are invited to Naomi Jackson’s the “Star Side of Bird Hill” book launch at the Barbados Museum, Garrison, Lr. Bay St, St. Michael

    July 24, 2016Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Barbados Museum looking to attract online guests

    The Barbados Museum is becoming 21st Century compliant and improving their website drastically. He explained how many of the rooms in reality will be viewable via the world wide web;- The Museum President added how in February there is another fundraiser as a prelude for the Walled Garden Theatre’s completion in August next year;-

    December 20, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  14. Award-winning author Zoanne Evans releases her 3rd publication to raise funds for children’s charity

    University-level educator and award-winning author Zoanne Evans shifts the focus from her two previous poetry oriented publications with the release of the “Kids in Action Colouring/Activity Book”. This newest venture is geared at raising funds for the Zoanne Evans-led Kids in Action charitable organisation. Kids in Action is a registered charity that aims to make […]

    September 27, 2015BooksNo comments
  15. Barbados Museum & Historical Society has Fifty Thousand reasons to be grateful to the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China

    A special presentation ceremony minus reporters was held at the Barbados Museum & Historical Society (BMHS) over last weekend for the official handover of a major financial donation on behalf of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Barbados to the BMHS. The event was attended by Ambassador Wang Ke and officials from […]

    August 11, 2015CultureNo comments
  16. Book Launch from Barbados Museum for ‘Facing the Challenge of Emancipation’

    The concise book follows the ground-breaking period when William Hart Coleridge, the first Anglican bishop of Barbados and the Leewards, executed the new mandate of the Anglican church between 1824 and 1842. As result, two new Sees of Jamaica and Barbados and the Leeward Islands were created in 1824 and two new Bishops were appointed, […]

    June 27, 2015CultureNo comments
  17. Crop Over Craft Works: Boosting Local Entrepreneurship

    “Crop Over Craft Works: Celebrating Barbadian Crafts and Culture, Innovation; Craft and Creativity” was once again hosted by the Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS), along with the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) in collaboration with the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC). Crop Over Craft Works was created last year to provide entrepreneurs a chance […]

    June 14, 2015Fashion, FeaturedNo comments
  18. 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
  19. “Crop Over Craftworks: Innovation, Creativity, Design” 6th June – Garrison Savannah

    A selection of the island’s most exquisite handcrafted items will be on display, when the Barbados Museum and Historical Society holds a craft event entitled: Crop Over Craftworks: Innovation, Creativity, Design. Members of the public will also be treated to guided tours of the Museum’s galleries; live actors in the galleries and courtyards; a children’s […]

    May 19, 2015CultureNo comments
  20. World War 1 Exhibition using Android & Apple apps, now on at Barbados Museum

    On the occasion of the commemoration of the Centenary of the Great War, the Institut Français and its partners have created an interactive exhibition simply entitled ‘14-18‘ which mixes paper and numeric materials. ‘14-18‘ encourages users to immerse and interact with the exhibition through the use of a specially designed app available through the Google […]

    May 5, 2015Featured, Technology1 comment
  21. ‘The Forger’ – Christopher Plummer & John Travolta (Heist, Crime 2015)

    A thief (John Travolta) works with his father (Christopher Plummer) and son to forge a painting by Monet and steal the original. Together, they plan the heist of their lives.

    April 10, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ Premiere

    Ben Stiller, Dan Stevens, Rebel Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ricky Gervais, and Steve Coogan chat & reminisce at the Premiere of ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb‘.

    December 15, 2014Books, Cinema, Video Gallery1 comment
  23. Barbados Museum launches their 2014 Journal

    The 2014 Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society will officially be launched on Monday, December 08, at the Barbados Museum at 5:00 p.m. The two other anniversaries relate to the aborted invasion of Barbados in 1665 by the Dutch admiral Michiel de Ruyter, this topic is discussed by Wim Klooster in the article […]

    December 7, 2014BooksNo 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 PYRAMID, fea. Denis “Russell Edgington” O’Hare (Horror Movie: 2014)

    The ancient wonders of the world have long cursed explorers who’ve dared to uncover their secrets. But a team of U.S. archaeologists get far more than they bargained for when they discover a lost pyramid unlike any other in the Egyptian desert. As they unlock the horrific secrets buried within, they realize they aren’t just […]

    September 19, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments