The Current Gallery and Art Center is much more than a vast collection of contemporary art. We aim to forge relevant and meaningful connections to creative communities both near and far. Curating captivating exhibitions and installations including The Fairwind and The Black Glove Curatorial Services, partnering with local, regional, and international art institutions, overseeing dynamic artist residencies, and driving thoughtful and reflective boutique and framing offerings all help define our scope. In addition to this, we facilitate art lessons and workshops, moderate lectures, and artist talks, and satisfy the cultural responsibilities of the Baha Mar Resort Foundation all to create … Read more
The NAGB’s National Exhibition (NE) programming acts as a finger on the pulse of Bahamian art. As our, usually, biennial check-in on the status of creative visual culture in the country, the NE acts as a gauge to see what our creative expression says about us as Bahamians: citizens, diaspora, and residents alike. From the early days of the museum, the first few NE’s challenged what we as a nation believed art … Read more
The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas is honoured to announce the upcoming exhibition of The Whimsical Collector, a mid-career survey of works by Kendra Frorup (nee Hamilton), opening on Thursday, March 24th, 2022 and running until Sunday, June 19th, 2022.
The Whimsical Collector presents Frorup’s robust body of work which spans from 1989 – present in an exhibit of over 70 works. A quick-witted Bahamian multi-media artist whose work includes large scale installations that incorporate printmaking and sculptural practices, Frorup cleverly explores material and interactive elements that have delighted audiences everywhere. Frorup will also present a new collaborative … Read more