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 Torchlight Tour At Barbados Museum anemptytextlline READ MORE New Numbers At School Meals Dept. anemptytextlline READ MORE New Numbers For Oistins Court anemptytextlline …

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 …

Museum To Hold Golden Anniversary Art Competition

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(Stock Photo) The Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS), in partnership with Scotiabank, is inviting young persons to participate in its upcoming 50th Anniversary of Independence Schools’ Art Competition. Themed: What Independence Means to Me, the competition seeks to raise awareness of the meaning of Independence; to highlight aspects of Barbadian symbols, places and heritage; and to depict significant aspects …