Sustainable Development Agenda Relevant

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The sustainable development agenda is relevant to every fibre of the social, economic and environmental fabric of the Barbadian society. This view was expressed on Monday afternoon by Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod, as he delivered remarks on behalf of Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Gallery. It has …

International Museum Day Exhibition

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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 …

Museum’s Christmas Concert December 22

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All are invited to the Barbados Museum and Historical Society’s “A Bajan Christmas Gift”, which will take place tomorrow, Friday, December 22, on the grounds of the Museum, with guided tours starting at 6:00 p.m. An entertainment programme will get under way at 8:00 p.m. There will be performances by several local performers, including Edwin Yearwood, Emile Straker, Red Plastic …

New Museum Tour On John Belly Ma Ma

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John Belly Ma Ma & Other Bajan Folk Songs is the title of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society’s special after hours Torchlight Tour. The event, which is the second tour in a three-part series, will take place on Wednesday, November 29, at the Museum’s Historic Garrison headquarters, St. Michael. There will be hourly tours beginning at 6:00 p.m., with …

Torchlight Tour At Barbados Museum

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Millie Gone To Brazil will be the theme of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society’s special after hours Torchlight Tour. The event, which is the first tour in a three-part series, will take place on Friday, October 27, at the Museum’s Historic Garrison headquarters, St. Michael. There will be hourly tours beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the last tour starting …

Family History Project Launched

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Research into family history can challenge and change the narrative which typifies the Barbadian man and woman as only having a history of oppression and misfortune. This sentiment was expressed on Tuesday by Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, at the launch of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society’s Barbados Family History Project, at the Museum, Garrison St. …

New Numbers For Barbados Museum

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Members of the public are advised that the telephone numbers for the Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS) have changed. To contact the BMHS, persons may call 538-0201, 537-1956 or fax 537-5946. jamal.weekes@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Sustainable Development Agenda Relevant anemptytextlline READ MORE New Numbers At Eunice Gibson Polyclinic anemptytextlline READ MORE Registration Department’s New Telephone … anemptytextlline READ …

Public Invited To Museum Tours

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The Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS) is inviting interested persons to its Walking Tour of the Garrison, as well as its Flora and Fauna tour. The Walking Tour of the Garrison, which is held every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the BMHS, will showcase Barbados’ only UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as examine the island’s military development. The Flora and Fauna tour, …

Museum’s Theatre To Host Film Festival

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The Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS) new Walled Garden Theatre will be the venue for the opening gala of the inaugural Barbados Independent Film Festival, next Wednesday, January 11. Director of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, Alissandra Cummins, made this disclosure at a press conference to launch the film festival on Thursday at the Museum’s Historic Garrison site. Ms. Cummins noted that the idea for …

Museum’s Exhibition Opens Nov. 25

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All are invited to the 50th Anniversary of Independence Exhibition – The Road to Destiny: Barbados at 50 – Pursuing the Road to Independence. This multi-media exhibition, which tells the social, cultural, artistic and environmental history of Barbados, opens on Friday, November 25, at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS).  It runs until the end of April 2017. Visitors …