National Art Gallery of The Bahamas

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Committed to promoting the importance of art in the Bahamian culture, the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas stands as a home for many of the island's most prominent works. The National Collection of Bahamian Artwork is housed here, and medias on display include sculpture, textiles, ceramics, photography, painting, and more. The collection is both contemporary and historical, and gives visitors an idea of how the islands' aesthetic has changed through the years.

National Art Gallery of The Bahamas

What to Expect

You will be able to see some of the greatest local works and some truly authentic, and contemporary art. You will also have the option to look around this gallery with or without a guide to help you.

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) is a world-class museum with a passion for knowledge and a drive to push cultural boundaries. The NAGB collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets historic and contemporary Bahamian art. The NAGB exists to educate, uplift and inspire.

The building has 24 hour security, is WiFi and wheelchair accessible, and has secure parking.

Staying Close

Downtown Nassau is a good option for those wishing to visit National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, since those staying in this area of the Bahamas will have easy access to this attraction for the duration of their trip. There is a reasonably good selection of hotels in the neighborhood around this attraction.

Hotels near National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant Hotel 0.1 mi. (4.7 km) E
British Colonial Hilton Hotel 0.2 mi. (4.9 km) N
Towne Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (4.8 km) NE
Nassau Junkanoo Resort Resort 0.3 mi. (5.0 km) NW
Nassau Palm Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (5.0 km) NW
Red Carpet Inn Nassau Hotel 2.2 mi. (5.4 km) E
Orchard Garden Hotel Hotel 2.4 mi. (5.0 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

Guests at National Art Gallery of The Bahamas will be able to find a choice of recreational opportunities like working on their golf game and enjoying water sports within traveling distance. Tourists with an interest in testing their talents at the green, will want to do so at the most convenient golfing option, which is Royal Blue. If you aren't a golfer, consider spending some time at Western Esplanade Beach, the closest beach. Also, you will have a chance to encounter a couple more beach and golf options in the region. Guests will find multiple other local attractions in the vicinity. There are two additional attractions worth visiting in the area -Pirates of Nassau and Gregory Arch- both of which are situated not far from National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.

Information

Operating Hours

The Gallery is closed Monday. It is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday and from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday.

Payment

Entry is $10 for visitors, $7 for residents, and $5 for seniors or students. Children under the age of 12 can enjoy the exhibits for free.

Private gallery tours cost $35 for schools and $45 for adults. These prices are in addition to the regular individual admission price.

Each Sunday, entry is offered at no cost to Bahamian residents and citizens.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (242) 328-5800

Location: Villa Doyle, West and West Hill Streets, downtown Nassau, New Providence

Website: http://www.nagb.org.bs/

Email: info@nagb.org.bs

 

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