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A Minnis Family Retrospective

September 1st, 2014

A Minnis Family Retrospective

National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
NAGB
The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
West & West Hill Streets
Nassau, New Providence
The Bahamas
July 30th, 2014 - November 30th, 2014
Opening Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sundays: Noon – 4 p.m.
Admission: $5 Adults; $3 Students/Seniors
Free for children under 12.
Free admission for all Bahamians
on third Sunday of every month.
Press Release
Creation’s Grace:
A Minnis Family Retrospective Exhibition
Eddie Minnis (1).
Mr. Minnis loves to pain outdoor scenes, mainly landscapes and town scenes, often
with wonderful Bahamian flora in full bloom. More often than not, these images are
unpopulated, even excising the traces of modern human society, not setting down the
telegraph lines, vehicles, or other evidence of the contemporary world, a paean to a tra
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ditional Bahamian way of life in harmony with nature. One can clearly see, in his...

The National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas Presents Creation S Grace

September 1st, 2014

The National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas Presents Creation S Grace

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas presents ‘Creation’s Grace’
By ARC Magazine Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 Categories: Exhibitions, Updates


The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) is extremely pleased to be unveiling, on Wednesday, July 30 at 7 p.m., a long overdue retrospective of the Minnis family painters. Entitled “Creation’s Grace,” the show will include works from Eddie Minnis, from as early as 1965 up to today; from his two daughters, Nicole and Roshanne; as well as from his son-in-law, Ritchie Eyma. Many of the 160+ works are being loaned to us from private collections throughout Nassau and The Family Islands, thus allowing the audience to view works that have not been seen for many years and giving us a glimpse of the development of each artist’s practice over time.

On Wednesday evening, prior to the opening, Roshanne Minnis-Eyma and Ritchie Eyma will be guests on our radio show “Blank Canvas” (airing on 96.9 fm Guardian Talk radio at...