Young Patrons night wraps up Native Sons exhibit

Assistant curator Kerri-Ann Chisholm led the tour at the Young Patrons event.

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands celebrated the closing of the exhibition “Native Sons – Twenty Years On” with a special event.

Organized by committee members from the Butterfield Young Patrons’ Circle, the celebration held on June 17 welcomed over 70 guests.

Participants took a guided tour led by assistant curator Kerri-Anne Chisholm, and had the opportunity to meet with Native Sons artists Wray Banker, Al Ebanks and Nasaria Suckoo-Chollette.

“A little wine, networking and art is proving to be a popular way for people to kick off their Friday night,” laughed BYPC committee member Rich Dyer. “It is a fun and unique event for Cayman and we’re lucky to be able to host the final event for each exhibition, and for next time, remember that you do not need to be a member of the BYPC to attend.”

Fellow committee member Monique Bush said the group was thrilled with the attendees’ interest in membership in the gallery.

“Becoming a member of the National Gallery is a great way to support the arts in our community, and with attendance at the gallery’s exhibition opening nights among the many membership benefits, members also have the opportunity to network with like-minded art enthusiasts,” she said.

“If you were a member previously, renewal is easy and can be done online or over the phone with a gallery representative.

“If you’d like to become a member, visit the gallery’s website and find the membership that is right for you,” she added.