The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas: NAGB Newsletter - August 7th, 2020
are now in the midst of another COVID-19 emergency lockdown, but that
doesn't mean that this is a time for boredom. The NAGB newsletter is
here to update you on unique online and digital opportunities and
entertainment. Please visit our COVID-19 Resources page regularly for
free virtual museum tours, fun art activities and other exciting
CATAPULT - A Caribbean Arts Grant
Kingston Creative, Fresh Milk, and the American Friends of Jamaica introduce CATAPULT | A Caribbean Arts Grant -
a group of six new initiatives supporting Caribbean Creatives. These
funding opportunities will increase the visibility of over 1,000
Caribbean-based artists, creatives and cultural practitioners to global
audiences, provide much needed financial support, and develop the
creative skills of our artists. Now more than ever in light of COVID-19,
it is critical to think about artists having an online presence,
valuing the work of Caribbean artists, and enabling their growth.
Applications are now openfor the CATAPULT Caribbean Creative Online!
this episode, Richardo Barrett, our Associate Curator and Museum
Technician (and a practicing artist) tells us how cartoons, comic books,
and the work of Bahamian animators have been inspirational for him in
his artistic practice.