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Exploring San Nicolas, Aruba’s Next Culture Capital

 By Alexander Britell SAN NICOLAS — The Aruba Rum Shop has been here on Route 1 for almost eight decades, since the beginning of the oil refinery, when a small bottle of rum was precisely what you needed at the …

In the Bahamas, the Art of Conch

 You can’t leave the Bahamas without sampling conch. Whether cracked, curried or in a hearty chowder, the scrumptious sea snail, which thrives in the archipelago’s warm and shallow waters, is a must. But here’s another way to enjoy this Bahamian …

A New Art Collaboration at Le Guanahani St. Barth

 There’s something new to see at St. Barth’s Le Guanahani, thanks to a collaboration between a pair of top artists. Inspired by the St. Barth’s resort’s ongoing 30th anniversary year, artists JonOne and Richard Orlinski have unveiled two striking works …

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Bartleys All in Wood

 A creative approach to combat unemployment By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Jamaican company Bartley’s All In Wood has launched a crowd-funding campaign to increase employment in one of the island’s rural areas while developing their business. The Mandeville-based family-owned company …

St. Regis Bahia Beach

 Puerto Rico has one of the hottest art scenes in the Caribbean, and now the island’s St. Regis Bahia Beach hotel is offering guests a new way to experience it. It’s called the Art Visionary Program, and it’s the result …

 By Stephanie TylerCJ Contributor When people envision the Caribbean, they think of nature at its best—sparkling waters, white sand beaches, lush tropical forests, and sunny weather for days. Whether venturing off to a resort suite or luxurious vacation home, vacationers …

 It’s something that could only happen in Martinique, it seems — the Caribbean has a new cutting-edge contemporary art museum — and it’s at a rum distillery. This is the new Fondation Clement, a 25,400-square-foot contemporary art museum set at the legendary …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Nassau-based gallery and artist cooperative Popop International Center for the Visual Arts has announced it will be exhibiting at international art fair Volta NY for the fourth consecutive year. The selected galleries hail from 50 cities …

 In time for Art Basel, a major exhibition is coming to Miami. Trinidadian visual artist and master fashion designer Stuart McClean recently opened an exhibition called “Feel Good Art” at the WDNA Jazz Gallery in Miami. The show includes more …

 A new look through artistic engagement By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a new kind of art in one Puerto Rican city. Puerto Rican artist Sofia Maldonado is leading a new movement in the territory’s urban space, looking to revitalize …

 A cultural celebration in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s just the 12th time the regional CARIFESTA festival has been held, but this year’s edition is finally in one of the region’s cultural capitals: Haiti. The festival, which officially …

 In Nevis, the art of collage By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor NEVIS — I take great pride in my shopping skills and my ability to sniff out a “shopportunity” when I travel. So I was more than a bit concerned …

 Above: the new interior garden at MUPANAH By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien, one of the Caribbean’s leading museums, has gotten a makeover. This week, the museum has completed the first phase of an extension …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Eden Rock – Saint Barths hotel is continuing its tradition of commitment to the arts through several new initiatives. The hotel has partnered with the New York Academy of Arts to start a program for …

 Above: Fass, Paul Kain By David CaveCJ Contributor Paul Kain’s From the Streets (2015) : The Absence of Pretense The 27 pieces of Paul Kain’s latest exhibition at Soft Box Gallery hit you; like someone smacking you to the floor …

 Above: Amour a Soweto by Charles Philippe Jean-Pierre By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s Haitian Heritage Museum is launching the fourth edition of its popular Les Jacmeliens art exhibit timed for the city’s famous Art Basel cultural week. This year’s …

 Above: photos of Aljournal Miller and Emanuel Alexiou (Photos: Bahamian Project) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition in the Bahamas looks to capture the spirit of the Bahamian people in photographs. The exhibition at the Salus Project Gallery …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor ‘Tis the season for giving. And in that spirit we’re sharing 10 things – all either Caribbean-made or simply Caribbean cool – that will make perfect presents for island travelers. So go ahead: make that …