How This Haiti Hotel Is Adding Art to the Streets of Port-au-Prince

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Haiti’s Le Plaza hotel is doing its part to add even more art to the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince with major new mural project. The mural, commissioned last summer by the hotel’s management team and […]


Playa del Carmen’s New Frida Kahlo Museum

By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a major new museum in the Mexican Caribbean. The Museo Frida Kahlo has expanded with a new museum in the beach town of Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya. The Museo Frida Kahlo […]


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 […]

How This Jamaican Art Company Is Combating Youth Unemployment

Bartleys All in Wood

A creative approach to combat unemployment By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ 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 […]


This Caribbean Hotel’s Creative New Art Program

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 […]

The Art of Caribbean Design

By Stephanie Tyler CJ 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, […]

The Caribbean’s Best New Art Museum Is at a Rum Distillery

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 […]


A Nassau Art Studio Heads to New York

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

In Miami, a Major Exhibition of Afro-Caribbean Art

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 […]

In One Puerto Rican City, a Transformation Through Art

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 […]


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