The Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture, Division of Culture, will launch its 56th annual E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival with an official opening ceremony on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas on West Hill Street.
The festivities will commence with an arts and crafts exhibition, which will display over 50 pieces of artwork produced by primary, junior high and senior high schools; as well as adults from numerous Family Islands throughout The Bahamas.
The show will include ceramics, paintings, sculptures and sketches along with other art forms. Cultural Affairs Officer at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture Ellery Deveaux is the coordinator for this event. The event’s adjudicator is John Beadle, a seasoned artist, who will assist with judging the exhibition.
The Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture looks forward to another exciting show to promote the phenomenal talent of our young people in the area of the visual arts.