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Nassau, N.P.
The Bahamas

(242) 328-5800

Bahamian art: Presenting. Uniting. Educating.

Exhibitions

Filtering by: Permanent Exhibition

Revisiting An Eye for the Tropics
Mar
31
to Apr 25

Revisiting An Eye for the Tropics

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The new permanent exhibition, Revisiting An Eye for the Tropics, reconsiders both the National Collection and local private collections in regards to the colonial gaze and our post-colonial lives today, and features the work of over 20 artists. Opening March 31, 2017 Revisiting An Eye for the Tropics is a look into how our visual representation as a nation throughout history has been shaped as a result of the desires of colonial era tourism.

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From Columbus to Junkanoo
Apr
19
to Mar 19

From Columbus to Junkanoo

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  • Google Calendar ICS

“From Columbus to Junkanoo” highlights the growth and divergence of Bahamian art beyond last century. We hope the showcase will challenge perspectives and assumptions and present a comprehensive representation of the different elements of the Bahamian story internally and with the world at large.

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Bahamian Domestic
Sep
11
to May 10

Bahamian Domestic

  • NAGB: Permanent Exhibition (PE) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bahamian Domestic highlights the growth and divergence of Bahamian art with the 50 years. Significantly, this exhibition focuses on the strong influence of the domestic sphere. As such, it is a testimony as to how Bahamians depict and reflect their understanding of their country and the world at large.

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2013 Colina Calendar Exhibition
Oct
1
to Oct 31

2013 Colina Calendar Exhibition

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Mudda Sick

Features from the 2013 Colina Calendar Exhibition:

  • Artwork from 13 local artists.
  • Artwork based on traditional Bahamian colloquialisms such as 'Mudda Sick' or 'Jam Up'
  • Each piece appears in the 2013 Colina Calendar.
  • Artwork is for sale with full proceeds going towards the artists.

The Bahamian Landscape

Features from The Bahamian Landscape:

The Bahamian Landscape is a rotational show built around the National Collection and a select few private collectors. It is located on the Ground Floor only.
Features over 80+ pieces by Bahamian artists, with more than 10+ female artists represented.
Four distinct sections in the show:

Formal and Social: Explores historical depictions of The Bahamas’ social, cultural and physical landscape. Artists included: Maxwell Taylor, Jacob Frank Coonley and Brent Malone.
Internal Expressions: Features a hall of portraits, exploring Bahamian depictions of themselves physically, culturally and socially. This section is less historical in scope and contains a mix of contemporary pieces. Artists included: Maxwell Taylor, John Beadle and Kendal Hanna.

Bahamian Landscape Events: Here
Further Reading:  Here
Pictures: Her


Singlesex

Features from SINGLESEX:

  • SINGLESEX is part of the rotational Permanent Exhibition scheme built around the National Collection and a select few private collectors. It is located on the Ground Floor only.
  • SINGLESEX features artworks from 20+ female Bahamian artists, with representations from the Family Islands. 
  • The goal of the exhibition is to show female portraits and nudes by female artists

Download Press Release PDF (Small): Here
Download Press Release PDF (Large): Here

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