February 2015 ARTS HAPPENINGS BARBADOS
compiled by Corrie Scott
All information correct at time of publishing. Please phone or email relevant galleries to confirm dates of events as they may be subject to change. For easy reference new events, receptions etc. are highlighted. Highlights in green are for future months.
FREE MONTHLY ARTS MAGAZINE
of Arts Magazine Barbados just published.
'BARBADOS ARTS EVENTS '.NEW Facebook page.
Open 24/7. For creatives to post their events, art talks, gallery notices and workshops. And for lovers of the arts to enjoy. https://www.facebook.com/groups/175529135827747/
THE FRAME & ART COMPANY
Gallery Hours - Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm, Sat. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Millhouse, St. Michael, Barbados BB11005 (246) 271-6509 www.frameartco.com
CULTURAL FOUNDATION QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY
QPG Gallery Pelican will be mounting a group exhibition celebrating our African heritage. Feb. 6th -28th. Opening hours 9am -4.30pm Tuesday to Sat. The exhibition includes work by Joyce Daniel, Edmund Gill, Daniel Alleyne, Nick Whittle, Preston Melville, Arlette Sthill, Oneka Small and Kenneth Blackman. Curated by Janice Whittle.
Queen's Park Gallery Pelican:
Tuesday - Saturday 9am to 4.30pm
427-2345 and 429-3117.
NCF Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BarbadosNCF
GALLERY OF CARIBBEAN ART ( 2 Galleries)
Caribbean Group Show Exhibition.
'Women's Work 2: the “I” of Venus' Opening Reception: Sunday, March 15th. 5pm - 8pm at the Gallery of Caribbean Art, Speightstown, Barbados. All are welcome.
An individual approach by women artists to any aspect of Venus, goddess of love, creativity, beauty, fertility, prosperity and sex.
Heidi Berger * Alison Chapman- Andrews * Joyce Daniel * Rosemary Parkinson * Martina Pile * Ann Rudder * Corrie Scott * Heather-Dawn Scott * Lilian Sten-Nicholson * Ichia Tiyi * Darla Trotman * Tracey Williams
Exhibition end April 9th, 2015.
1. Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, Barbados
Mon – Fri, 9.30am - 4.30pm. Sat 9.30am - 2pm (246) 419-0858
Large selection of local and Caribbean art. www.artgallerycaribbean.com
BARBADOS MUSEUM & HISTORICAL SOCIETY
‘To Look, Perchance,to See’ An Exhibition of Photography by William St.James Cummins. Tuesday, February 17th, 6:30 p.m.
Under the distinguished patronage of Sir Trevor Carmichael.
Curated by Denyse Ménard-Greenidge, M.A.
Wine and light snacks will be served.
R.S.V.P. (246) 427-0201 or (246) 425-1524
The Exhibition continues until March 3rd, 2015
ARTS SPLASH GALLERY
Festival Art Gallery at Market every Saturday./
Gallery available for exhibitions. To apply please contact Elayne at The Art Splash Centre, Hastings, Christ Church (Pink building opposite the Board Walk
(246) 228 0776 email@example.com , Hastings, Ch Ch
Fresh Milk starts the new year by
welcoming Tiffany Boyle
& Jessica Carden of
the Mother Tongue curatorial project as their first international residents for
2015. They will be on the platform from January 26 – February 20.
website: freshmilkbarbados.com facebook: facebook.com/FreshMilkBarbados
(M. 230 8897)
ON THE WALL GALLERIES
Featured artist is Penny Rollitt
New pieces of many artist’s work in both galleries. May be viewed online at www.onthewallartgallery.com
Original paintings and gift items at 2 galleries.
On The Wall Art Gallery at Champers Restaurant.
On the Wall Art Gallery at Earthworks in St Thomas.
Great gifts that reflect the color and vibrancy of Barbados available at On The wall Galleries both at Earthwork and Champers. Items can be ordered on line at onthewallartgallery.com or veryvanita.com
Tel 234 9145
FRANK COLLYMORE HALL & GRAND SALLE AT CENTRAL BANK
Visualising China - Exhibition 20 February at 10am at Grande Salle
Visualising China is an exhibition of Barbadian and Chinese artefacts and images including: • Traditional Games• Musical Instruments • Pottery and Ceramics • Chinese New Year Decor
The exhibition opens runs February 20 - 21 from 10 AM to 5 PM daily. You are invited to walk through the exhibition during these hours with the option of guided tours at 11 AM and 3 PM on February 20.
A monthly programme is produced of all lectures, music and theatre events . To receive it by email or post please email fchmail.com or telephone 436 9083 or 84
Holders Season 2015 Programme:
Holders Season, the Caribbean’s International Arts Festival, returns for its 22nd year on Saturday 7th March – Saturday 21st March. The Little Theatre in the scenic gardens of Holders Plantation House is the venue for a programme bursting with energy, featuring 9 shows of diverse music; jazz, classical, pop, world and folk, outrageous comedy, artful theatre and our wildly popular Dinner Shows on the classic Holders House Gallery.
Saturday 7th & Monday 9th March Cabaret Dinner
Two nights of music, magic and variety in the intimate setting of the Holders gallery. Over a three course dinner on the atmospheric Holders Gallery, enjoy at close quarters the talents of three internationally acclaimed artists all of whom need to be seen to be believed…. Featuring Joe Stilgoe (piano), Michael Gee (magician) Desiree Kongerod (aerialist/acrobat).
Wednesday 11th March The Music of Hollywood – Songs on Film
Award-winning pianist, singer, songwriter and film buff Joe Stilgoe pays tribute to 100 years of Hollywood cinema and the film music that shaped his own musical life. Beginning with The Jungle Book and charting a course through the most memorable moments of music in film, Joe and his remarkable band will give you the perfect afternoon at the movies. With Joe’s famous improvisational skills this cinematic show will be unique each time. Joe is joined by the massively talented Ben Reynolds (drums) and Thomas Farmer (bass).
Thursday 12th March Cajun Night with The Savoy Family
An evening of infectious traditional music from Louisiana and with some great tastes to match! The Savoys are without any question the first family of Cajun music, but fame and fancy titles aren’t their thing. Despite having played on some of the biggest stages in the world, they know that Cajun’s true spirit is more likely to be found at the jam sessions back at their famous Savoy Music Center near Eunice, Louisiana. The Savoys bring their musical joy to the Holders stage together with their spicy cuisine…
Saturday 14th March Cuban Night - Roberto Fonseca
Holders is thrilled to welcome one of the giants of the international jazz scene, Cuban maestro Roberto Fonseca. Instrumental in the global renaissance of Cuban music, Roberto is a world-renowned pianist famous for fusing Latin jazz, urban music, and African rhythms with the sounds of his heritage. Born in Havana in 1975, he first began playing the piano at age eight and since graduating with a Master’s degree in composition, he has taken the world by storm both with his solo and ensemble tours.
Monday 16th March Theatre Night – Black is the Color of my Voice
A play with music, inspired by the life of singer Nina Simone. Written and performed by African American actor Apphia Campbell.
Tuesday 17th March Classical Night - American
Soul and the City
A fantastically eclectic programme performed by two magnificent young artists, who capture the essence of the American Dream: freedom, hope, innovation and boundless possibilities. Pianist Christina McMaster and Violinist Lizzie Ball perform music from the Soulful South to City Sidewalks…with colourful splashes of Latin America. Music by Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, Gershwin, Piazzolla, Debussy and more!
Saturday 21st March GALA Night featuring BLAKE
We welcome the return by popular demand of the UK’s most sophisticated 3- piece singing group Blake, their stunning repertoire of classical and contemporary music are favourites with Holders audiences. Canadian singer songwriter Sarah Boulton makes her first appearance at Holders Season.
Featured artist Denis de Caires
Mon –Sat 10am – 7pm. Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, Holetown, St. James
Eljodii Ceramic Sculptures
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Codrington Hill, St. Michael, Barbados. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm Sat:10AM-2pm 237-7148
PUNCH CREATIVE ARENA AT BARBADOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
A gateway to the BCC Division of Fine Arts. PUNCH Creative Arena is more than a gallery... it's a new home for creative action, bridging the gap between students, faculty and the wider community. PUNCH aims to showcase and interrogate creative practice with a multi-disciplinary focus on local, regional and international creativity.
Division of Fine Arts, Barbados Community College firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 426-2858, ext.5262
BARBADOS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
The BPS has among its aims & objectives: the fostering of the art and craft of photography; and the encouragement of the appreciation and enjoyment of photography.
The 1,300 sq. ft. Crane Gallery has thrown open its doors, giving local artists the perfect avenue through which to expose their art to both visitors and the Barbadian public. The Crane Village, The Crane, St Philip For more information call 423-6220 or email email@example.com.
BARBADOS ARTS COUNCIL
BAC Gallery Schedule 2015
(Subject to change. Please call the Gallery to Confirm)
Feb 2 - Feb 22 Group show
Feb 24 - Mar 15 Group show
Mar 16 - April 4 Neville Legal (rental)
April 6 - April 25 Group show
April 27 - May 9 Available for rental
May 11 - May 30 Group show
June 1 - June 20 Heritage (group show)
Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown (246) 426 4385 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Drift Art Exhibition
Drift, Ocean Terrace Lounge, Holetown, St. James, Barbados.
ERROL BARROW CENTRE FOR CREATIVE IMAGINATION
FRANGIPANI ART GALLERY ( 4 Galleries)
1. Sugar Cane Club, Maynards, St Peter,Tel. 422 5026, Ext.5037
2. Savannah Hotel,The Garrison, St M.Tel. 228 3800, Ext. 3823
3. Almond Beach Resort.Heywoods, St. Peter.Tel. 422 4900, Ext. 5864
4. Sunset Crest, Bernmar Centre (behind Rubis gas station)Holetown.Tel. 419 8370, Ext. 4440
email@example.com www.frangipani-art .com
They are all open everyday except Sundays from 9am to 5pm, closed for lunch 1 to 1.30 pm., with the exemption of the one at Almond which is open on Sundays also.
THE FESTIVAL ART GALLERY
1. Collaborating with BCSI Gallery Exhibition at BCSI headquarters.
2. At Hastings Farmers Market every Saturday.
Festival Art Gallery is a mobile art gallery showing in excess of 50 local Barbadian artists who are painters, ceramic artists, photographers and sculptors. 3 Dunlow Lane St Michael. Phone: 1-246-429-0296 firstname.lastname@example.org www.festivalartgallery.com
BARBADOS MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
(246) 427 0201 or E-Mail: email@example.com
Monday to Saturday, 9am. to 5pm. and Sundays 2pm. to 6pm. St. Ann’s Garrison, St. Michael , Tel: 1-246-427-0201/ 1-246-436-1956 Fax: 1-246-429-5946 email firstname.lastname@example.org
SAVE QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY !
L’ATTITUDE ART GALLERY
New art gallery in Speightstown. Opening hours 10am until.... Tues -- Sun
and evenings Wed -- Sunday. Also available for private viewing by appointment.
Adjacent to L’attitude Restaurant. Queen street, corner or Prince Alfred Lane, Jordan's complex
Tel 231 8502 or 422 0296 Lattitudebar@gmail.com
LLOYD ERSKINE SANDIFOR CENTRE
17 ART GALLERY
Corrie Scott’s studio/gallery. Original fine art and photography, limited edition lithographs, prints and cards. Tel (246) 424 3965, email: email@example.com for viewing appointment (as Corrie may be out painting or photographing). Website www.corriescott.net
FREE ARTS DIRECTORY BARBADOS
FREE online book of over 300 pages of art, artists and galleries. With direct links to email and websites. Marvellous reference book which encompasses many art forms: Art, photography, sculpture, installations, pottery, craft work, original handcrafted jewellery and more.
For desktop, laptops etc click on
CONSTANT GALLERY OF FINE ART
Constant Gallery is in a 350 year old plantation
house. Original local/international fine art By appointment only (246) 429-2654
www.facebook.com/pages/Constant-Gallery-of-Fine-Art/260627717410128CRAFTS at BIDC
Pelican Craft Centre, Princess Alice Highway, St. Michael. For more information call 427-5350
ARTS & CRAFTS AT HOLDERS FARMERS MARKET
Every Sunday at the Holders Farmers Market from 9am. – 2pm. www.holdersfarmersmarket.com
TIYI BY DESIGN ART JEWELLERY STUDIO
Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm #12 (upstairs) Town Square Mall, Speightstown, St Peter
THE NATIONAL ART GALLERY
Visit www.nagc.bb website for the National Art Gallery in Barbados.
RAFZA NEHAUL STUDIO/GALLERY
The studio/gallery, 6, Brighton Beach. Open Day Tuesday.
Tel 421 8188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for viewing
RENT ART BARBADOS
Rent local art at a fraction of
the cost or ownership and help local artists gain exposure. Our selection
contains only original Barbadian paintings in water colour, oil and acrylic,
and the collection is diverse, with works of art purchased from the top local
Artwork is always available for sale, and if you decide to purchase a piece at the end of your rental contract we will apply 75% of the total rental fees paid for that particular piece towards its purchase. This allows you to sample various pieces of art with no commitment, and then to purchase if you wish.
The typical rental fee is from BBD $60.00 to $120.00 per month plus VAT.
(246) 435 4126 email@example.com
Free transportation and installation of all
artwork. When your rental period is close to
completion one of our team members will contact you with a friendly reminder.
By appointment please contact: Catherine Forter-Chee-A-Tow Curator/Artist
Tel: 246 262 6238 or 246 262 6241 firstname.lastname@example.org
THE ART HUB ( 2 locations) Art Supplies
1. James Forte Building Hincks Street Bridgetown. Mon- Fri 8am- 4.30 pm, Sat 8am-1pm. Tel: 436 2950 cell 231 6847
2. Sunset Crest Mon 9am- Noon, Tues 9am-3.30pm Thurs 9am-3.30pm Sat 9am -1pm. # 163 Amaryllis Row,Sunset Crest, St. James.
2328 mobile: 266 5016
Archival digital printing on paper & canvas for sizes over 8.5” x 11”. We can print on media up to 24” wide. -Stretching and matting -Copying of artwork for giclee printing -Sale of art from our gallery -Digital photography workshops. Tel 231 3002.
THE FRAME & ART COMPANY
FAST FRAME FACTORY,
Dayrell’s Road, St Michael (246) 426 9994 email@example.com
AA FRAMING & DECORATION.
#4, 1st Avenue Belleville, St. Michael,Tel: (1-246)-435-0513 www.aaframingartonglass.com
At the Best of Barbados Head Office, Welches Plantation, H’way 2A, Large selection of frames and matt boards. We also repair paintings, stretch canvas and laminate. Open 8am- 3.30pm weekdays. Call Patrick or Elvina 421-6900 ext 29
ART DEN Art Supplies
BAC (Barbados Arts Council) members will receive between 10% off art supplies on presentation on their membership card. 421 1019
BAJAN REPORTER supporter of the arts in Barbados
Wonderful Website www.bajanreporter.com You can reach Ian at either his Mobile (246) 266-1866 or BB PIN: 24ABD995
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