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The Caribbean’s Coolest Art Week Is In St Barth 

 It’s an unrivaled celebration of dynamic artists from around the world in St Barth.  Now in its fourth year, Art Week is back in St Barth this week, running from Nov. 22 to Nov. 29, with painters, photographers and sculptors …

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In Aruba, a Celebration of Art and Cultural Rebirth 

 Aruba’s city of San Nicolas has been undergoing a dramatic renaissance in recent years, turning a town that was once far off the tourist map into a new kind of cultural capital.  Much of that rebirth has been the result …

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Why This Is the Perfect Day Trip From St Maarten 

 You can see it from St Maarten.  It’s there across the blue, rocky and enticing, a mountainous mystery in plain sight.  And while most travelers to St Maarten have probably seen it, far fewer have been there.  It’s still one …

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 The National Gallery of The Bahamas, one of the Caribbean’s leading art exhibition spaces, is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  After a months-long closure, the national art museum reinstated regular opening hours this week.  In addition to the newly …

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 A special exhibition highlighting the artistic achievements of early Caribbean civilizations will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning December 16. Showcasing more than 40 works drawn primarily from The Met collection and augmented by select loans …

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 The old capital of San Nicolas teems with color on a weekday afternoon, with bold murals popping up all over the city, teeming with artistic energy. Far on the other side of the island, kitesurfers take a break at the …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton They came here for the water, for the fresh pond surrounded by maritime birds and and waving reeds. The early settlers eventually built Mission House, a two-story wooden home, a place that became a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Who is the greatest living artist in the Caribbean? Every island would have its answer, but for the island of St Martin, there’s en easy choice: Sir Roland Richardson, the Marigot-based legend who has been …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has made no secret of it plans to push tourism to its capital — and now Kingston is getting another important boost. An organization called Kingston Creative is planning to establish a major new …

 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 …

 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 …

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 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

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 …

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 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, …

 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 …

 

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