International Museum Day Exhibition

bgis Ministry News

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As part of the activities to mark International Museum Day, the Barbados Museum and Historical Society will officially open its exhibition entitled: The Changing Face of Barbadian Landscapes, tomorrow Friday, May 18, on the grounds of the Barbados Museum, Garrison, St. Michael.

The opening ceremony, which begins at 10:00 a.m., will consist of a variety of never-before-exhibited prints and paintings from the Barbados Museum’s fine art collection, dating back to the 1830s.

In attendance at the exhibition’s opening will be the Museum’s Director, Alissandra Cummins; Deputy Director, Kevin Farmer; and Curator for the exhibition Allison Callendar. The exhibition is scheduled to end on Saturday, June 30.

The day’s activities will also include a pottery making demonstration, and will culminate with a free screening of the local film Barrow Freedom Fighter in the Museum’s Walled Garden Theatre at 7:00 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend the various activities, including the free screening.

International Museum Day is celebrated on May 18, by over 35,000 museums in 157 countries worldwide. This year, International Museum Day is being celebrated under the theme: Hyper-connectivity: New Approaches, New Publics.

Barbados Museum and Historical Society

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