National Art Galley 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 islands 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 Galley of The Bahamas

What to Expect

At the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, 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.

If you would like a tour guide it is recommended that you book at least 24 hours in advance.

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 Galley of The Bahamas, because guests staying in this area of the Bahamas will be pleased to have for the duration of their trip. There is a reasonable selection of lodgings around the region around

Hotels near National Art Galley 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

If you find yourself hungry after your visit, no problem -- you'll find a great concentration of local dining spots near this attraction. The closest eatery is Graycliff, which offers Caribbean food. Graycliff is a slight distance off, but far-off enough that you will want to plan on using a method of transport to arrive. Humidor Brazilian Steakhouse and Talking Stick are some of the other dining options close-by where visitors will be able to give your taste buds a treat and enjoy the Bahamas scene.

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

General admission is $7 for locals, $5 for international visitors, $5 for students and senior citizens. Children under 12 are free and the Gallery is free for locals on Sunday.

Gallery tours for schools are $35 plus general admission cost. Gallery admission tours for adults are $45 plus general admission cost.

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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