December 2009 Arts Happenings
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Please phone or email relevant galleries to confirm dates of events as they may be subject to change.
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THE OLD PHARMACY GALLERY & SCULPTURE TERRACE
This exciting new gallery in a National Trust listed building will open its doors for the first time on Thursday 3rd December. From . The gallery has been created on the ground floor of this historic building and will be offering works by Barbadian,
Caribbean and International artists. Also there will be colonial and other antique furniture and collectibles ceramics and sculpture. On the property there will also be 6 Artists Studios which will in due course be open for the public to visit and in December a beachside “Star Bar”( The Star Bar for après plage wines and canapés will open Wednesday through Saturday till . For more information telephone +1 (246) 234 2494 or email email@example.com to contact us for details of our classic movie evenings when you can bring your own picnic supper!)
will open displaying sculpture and enabling late night viewing of the Galleries.
Hours Mon & Tues . Wed-Sat .
The Old Pharmacy Gallery, Speightstown, St
Peter. For further information, details and dates and gallery hours please contact at Roger Chubb Great House Lancaster (246) 432 0458 or (246) 234 2494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
THE GALLERIES AT
GREAT HOUSE LANCASTER
The Galleries, Gallery Shop and Gardens at
Great House are available for viewing (by appointment only). Please call 432 0458. Lancaster
“Wind Sculptures In The Garden”
Sunday December 6th 2009. . By at Lancaster Great House Gallery. The exhibition continues until mid May 2010. Lyman Whitaker
“Through The Eyes Of A Muse”
December 29th 2009 to January 30th 2010. The Photography of Pattie Boyd, a collection of playful and personal photographs of some of rock music’s greatest figures together with superb photographs by Pat Booth and Bob Kiss.
The Artists Club will meet at
on 'Pot Luck Buffet & Bar' is welcomed. Bds$10.- charge for guests and non-members, which contributes towards the Club's expenses. Club member for a calendar year Bds$50. Bds$35.- partial membership for those who can attend six meetings or less. Further information from Martina Pile, artists club co ordinator. Tel 432 8173 or email@example.com Lancaster
For any further information regarding the Galleries at Lancaster Great House, the exhibition and lecture programmes, sponsorship opportunities for next Season’s exciting programme, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 432-0458 and 234 2494. Website www.lancastergreathousegallery.com
“Independence Group Show” November 8th – December 5th. Also available is a large selection of limited editions, lithographs, and cards.
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=172008368720&ref=ts All members are encouraged to add art, photography, videos and information on the page.
Pelican Craft Centre,
Bridgetown (246) 426 4385
December 5th The
is happy to announce the opening of “Into the Season”. This vibrant group show features a variety of styles and subject matter – from portraits to still life, mosaics to jewellery. Featured artists are Ann Dodson, Heather-Dawn Scott, Heidi Berger, Lilian Sten-Nicholson, J.A.G., Hilary Armstrong, Tides Art Gallery Corrie Scott, Susan Alleyne-Forde, Juliana Inniss, Fiona Hanton, Linda Tudor, Angie Teversham, Melanie Blomgren, Jeannie Taylor, Sue Trew and Julianne Gill. “Into the Season” will run from December 5th to December 31st and offers the opportunity for wonderful original artworks to be purchased as Christmas presents that will last a lifetime.
The Tides Restaurant, Holetown, St
James. Vibrant gallery featuring local and Caribbean fine art and photography. Open 7 days a week, - 11pm. Tel (246) 432 2084 or (246) 432 8356. email email@example.com website www.tidesartgallery.com
ON THE WALL GALLERIES
opening reception at On The Martin Superville at Champers Restaurant. Show ends December 12th. Wall Art Gallery
Gallery at Earthworks in
. St Thomas
2010 desktop calendars with artwork by
are available for sale at all On The Wall Galleries (Earthworks and Champers). They make great Xmas gifts and stocking stuffers and can be mailed to Friends and Family where ever they maybe. Retail BDS$15. Wholesale prices available for orders over 12 Vanita Commissiong
Tel 234 9145 Website www.onthewallartgallery.com
Every Wednesdays from if you are interested you can learn here in
Sumi-e Barbados Art. This traditional art form from is instructed by the Cuban artist with a contemporary flavor. If you are interested in the practice or would like to know about this art expresion, please call to 247 9530 for details or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Japan ' Studio in Prospect, Leandro Soto website www.leandro-soto.com Saint James
THE MAIN GUARD
December 2nd- 5th, ‘Miniatures’ exhibition with
, Heidi Berger Alison Chapman Andrews and Luna Design. For more information please contact at Heidi Berger 427-8023 or email email@example.com
Monday Dec 7th- Friday Dec 11th
Virgil & Annual Exhibition of paintings. Karl Broodhagen 39th
ART CLASSES. Every Thursday from Barbadian artist Fielding Babb and BARP invites people to join Fielding at The Main Guard ( building with clock tower) Verandah, The Garrison for an opportunity to get creative juices flowing. People need to bring an hb pencil, a 3B pencil and a sketch pad and participate in what will be and enjoyable, enlightening and creative experience. To confirm this and for more information please contact BARP or Fielding Babb firstname.lastname@example.org
ERROL BARROW CENTRE FOR CREATIVE IMAGINATION
Encompassing all the arts with theatre, film, dance, fine art, fine art photography, the written word, workshops and much more. For further information, contact
De Carla Applewhaite at 417-4776 or email her at email@example.com
December 6th - opening of “Beginnings” - the fifth
Prize exhibition. Submissions consist of works by students and past students of the visual arts programme at Carmichael . Barbados Community College
ITALIA COFFEE HOUSE
November 1st – December 24th FREE gift when you buy either of
Corrie ’s limited editions (hand signed and numbered lithographs of ‘A Calm’ and ‘A Shoulder To Lean on’.) Receive a FREE ‘Lobster Boy’ limited edition lithograph per sale. Perfect for Christmas presents. Images and details of these lithographs may be viewed by clicking on http://corriescott.net/page3.htm Scott
opposite First Caribbean National Bank, Sunset Crest. Mini gallery with local prints and artwork (and free wi fi ).
“Collage - impressions of an island” Until Dec 31st is a local group art exhibition featuring the more recent works of some of
’ best.. Seventeen artists represented in painting, ceramics, wood, coral stone, photography and multimedia, give their impressions of the island they work in and call home. Gallery hours Sun to Sat . The Barbados , The Crane, Crane Village St . Telephone 271 2839. firstname.lastname@example.org Philip
NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION
(see Queen’s Park Gallery and also Frank Collymore Hall & Grand Salle below) Also
, literary arts officer has a wonderful newsletter on the literary arts . Please email him for details. email@example.com Mark Welch
QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY
presents the “Urban Festival” on Saturday December 5th & Sunday December 6th, Festival Art Gallery , from 9am to . The Urban festival is designed to bring an annual event to the city. Its primary focus is to embrace the art form, giving artists the opportunity to showcase their products, but most important the Urban Festival would be a celebration of Queens Park Art, Craft, Fashion, sports and Music. Telephone 4290296 email Kathyyearwood@hotmail.com
Art Supermarket 2009”, Open Door on Sunday 6th December 2009. from to . More than 20 artists, crafts persons will exhibit quality items from $1 to $1,000 Mon – Sat, Exhibition will continue until 24th December 2009.
Writers Clinic has moved to a new home at the Queen’s Park Gallery. It is held from to on the second and third Saturday of every month. Don’t miss out on this free opportunity to engage with and gain objective critique from your peers, nimbly hosted by experienced facilitator,
. Bring your work and come. Nailah Imoja
Queen’s Park Gallery is in Queen’s Park on
Constitution Road. Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday. Tel - 427-2345,
FRANK COLLYMORE HALL AND GRAND SALLE
A monthly programme is produced of all lectures, music and theatre events . To receive it by email or post please email Fran Wickham at firstname.lastname@example.org or
at SMJones@centralbank.org.bb Sharon Jones
The 2009 Fine Craft Festival – 5th December,
Monday to Saturday, . to and Sundays . St. Ann’s Garrison, St. Michael , Tel:
1-246-427-0201/ 1-246-436-1956 Fax: 1-246-429-5946 email email@example.com
There are theatre happenings, workshops, lectures and events. For more information please contact: Shaunelle Durham firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:
426-2858, ext.5262 or 5259
The island paradise of
will be hosting an exciting art event in February 2010. This is a special Early Bird invitation to all ‘ en plein air’ artists, art groups and communities, artists, arts aficionados, art workshop instructors and art suppliers to participate in this event which will involve ‘en plein air’ excursions around the island, various art workshops, an Art Expo and Exhibition and all combined with the beautiful and friendly ambience of Barbados and its many cultural attractions. New Website www.paintmebarbados.com Barbados
To receive event details for artists, organizations or companies please send an email to email@example.com or tel
Suzanne Phillips +1 (246) 427 8771
CARIBBEAN and ART
Richard Alleyne “Past from Past to Future”. The exhibit runs until 4th. December. Don Small
Northern Business Centre,
Queen Street, Speightstown, Tel: St. Peter, Barbados (246) 419-0858. Opening hours Monday - Friday to 430pm. Saturday .
COMMITTEE NATIONAL ART GALLERY
Caribbean Curatorship and National Identity, Nov 30th through December 2nd. For details, registration & hotel rates visit the website for the Committee www.nagc.bb National Art Gallery Caribbean Curatorship and National Identity is an examination of how history is interpreted and heritage is shaped by communal memory for audiences, old and new, local and foreign. The topic allows for a broad array of issues to be examined in intensive consultation through a regional symposium and master classes to be developed in Barbados between November/December, 2009, in conjunction with the Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC), the National Art Gallery Committee (NAGC), the International Curators Forum (ICF) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM). While on island the visiting delegates are invited to a reception in their honour at The Barbados Arts Council Gallery ( www.barbadosartscouncil.com ) and will also be treated to a day tour and lunch organized by fine art photographer Leslie Taylor ( Barbados) and Asif Khan ( British Arts Council).
Visit www.nagc.bb - website for the
Committee in National Art Gallery . The site includes ArtistNet, the database of Barbadian visual artists; a click on ‘Artists’ will take you there. Barbados has recently joined ArtistNet. ArtistNet is a FREE NAGC service for artists. Visual artists are invited to post their profile and images on ArtistNet; for artists already on ArtistNet, you may wish to update your profile and images from time to time. Joscelyn Gardner
For further information contact the NAGC at
+1 (246) 310 2700 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Three dimensional artist
invites you to join her on any Tuesday between (or by appointment). Rafza is a multi media and mixed media artist who works with organic materials and is environmentally sensitive. The studio/gallery, 6, Rafza Nehaul . Tel 421 8188 or email email@example.com Brighton Beach
Sarah's Chelsea Dinners, resume on 3 Friday nights a month. Most of the art on the walls is for sale, although most people are more engaged in the lively social life at these events. This will soon include occasional readings, performance art, salons, and happenings, courtesy of certain literary suspects, some of the more antic patrons, and
Sarah herself. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
GANG OF 4
The Cottage , Springvale Plantation .St.
Andrew . tel 438 7883.
The Cottage , Springvale Plantation .St.
Tuesdays at at Treasure Beach Hotel at the General Manager’s cocktail reception. Curated by
CONSTANT GALLERY OF FINE ART
Sculpture and fine art (by appointment only),
Christopher Robinson (246) 429 2654 and 232 7830. email: email@example.com
Sculpture and fine art (by appointment only),
FRANGIPANI ART GALLERY, W 422 5026, ext.4950, or by email. firstname.lastname@example.org Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa,
. phone St. Peter (246) 422 5026
BAGNALL’S POINT GALLERY
November 29th . One night show curated by National Cultural Foundation. Group show of artwork that has been exhibited overseas.
Pelican Craft Centre,
Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown
A GALLERY, Royal
Westmoreland, St James.
FINE ART FRAMING LTD,
, Pelican Industrial Park - Bridgetown, Barbados (246) 426-5325
FAST FRAME FACTORY, Dayrell’s Road,
St Michael (246) 426 9994
Arts Council) members will receive between 10% off art supplies on presentation on their membership card. Barbados
Art Den # 437 1019, ask for Marcia, Sandra or Elsa, email email@example.com
email: firstname.lastname@example.org 163 Amaryllis Row,
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