Gallery of Caribbean Art

The Gallery of Caribbean Art is the only gallery on the island that works towards the promotion of art of the entire Caribbean region. There are a number of exhibits that rotate through the building each year, highlighting the works of some of the best artists in the region. Popular mediums include photography, paintings, and sculpture.

Over 90 artists have their works on display at the Gallery of Caribbean Art on a regular basis, with everything from photography to sculptors on display. Additionally, the gallery hosts a number of rotating exhibits throughout the year, and gallery openings to promote them. There are more than 350 pieces of art work available for purchase, all of which would make a great souvenir honoring your time on the island.

Getting There

Located near the center of Speightstown, Gallery of Caribbean Art welcomes tourists exploring and shopping in this town or in the surrounding area. Regardless of whether you're staying very close, you are free to drop by.

What's Nearby

If you're hoping to do a lot of comparison shopping, you'll probably be disappointed -- but you could at least consider browsing one of the other shops that are fairly close, like Frangipani Art Gallery. Read through the table below to see some examples of shops that are fairly close to this one.

Other Shopping Nearby
Name Type Distance Direction
Frangipani Art Gallery Art Gallery -- --
Adrian's Handmade Jewels & Souvenirs Gift and Souvenir Shops -- --
Jordan's Supermarket Grocery Store -- --
Bhana's Everything Store Discount and Variety Store -- --
Brianna's Variety Shop Discount and Variety Store -- --

Aside from shopping, you'll discover a couple of interesting attractions you could visit while you're in Speightstown. If a museum sounds fun, plan on spending some time at Arlington House Interactive Museum. However, if you would rather visit a historical site, then the right match for you may be St. Peter's Church. You will also find a good availability of places where you can eat nearby.


The gallery is opens at 9:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday. On Monday through Friday it closes at 4:30 p.m. and at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Contact Information

Location: Queen Street, Speightstown, Barbados

Phone: (246) 419-0858

Secondary Phone: (246) 422-1346




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