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In Nevis, a Uniquely Caribbean Collage

 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 …

A New Look at Haiti’s Top Museum

 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 …

At the Eden Rock — St Barths Hotel, a Haven for Art

 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 …

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 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 …

 Above: Untitled 2014  Acrylic, Oil, Oil Stick, Gesso, Paper, Dirt, Spray Paint, Fabric, Charcoal on Canvas  66″ x 53″ By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic-born artist Alfredo Scaroina will be making his New York City debut this month. Scaroina …

 Above: Abel Barroso, La Mesa de las Negociaciones, 2012 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition at the Pan American Art Projects gallery in Miami’s Wynwood district is taking a look at the diversity of contemporary art in Cuba. The …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Typically a souvenir has to be either colorful or sparkly to catch my eye. But these handheld wooden sculptures from Anguilla’s Devonish Art Gallery somehow seduced me with their voluptuous shapes and silky smooth texture. …

 Above: the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands has launched a new exhibition focusing on ceramic art from around the world from the 15th century to the modern …

 Above: ki-kakaw chocolate Was this chocolate, or an ancient Mayan relief? Well, it was a bit of both. It’s called ki-kakaw, and it’s a special chocolate made in Cancun on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Ki-kakaw is branded with the Mayan symbol …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Divers and snorkelers swarm artist Jason De Caires Taylor’s underwater sculpture gardens off the coasts of Grenada and Cancun, Mexico with good reason: His installations of life-size cement figures anchored to the sea floor are …

 Above: Spider Tree by Courtney Platt By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is a photographic commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan in 2004. The devastating storm caused widespread …

 Above: Pure Art Gallery and Gifts in Grand Cayman By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re looking for local art and craft on Grand Cayman, don’t limit yourself to your hotel gift shop or the stores on the main drag …

 Above: the Gallery of West Indian Art in Montego Bay (All photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon There only 125 shopping days left until Christmas, and it’s never too early to start making that list! So next time I’m in …

 Above: Wotten Waven, Dominica (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell WOTTEN WAVEN — It’s hot here. Yes, it’s the Caribbean. And yes, the sun is heavy. But there’s another source of heat; something beneath my shoes. You can see …

 Above: United States Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White at the new exhibit By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition at Haiti’s Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien (MUPANAH) explores the relationship between the US state of Louisiana and Haiti. The …