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Philanthropist enables National Gallery to acquire Bendel Hydes artworks

Thanks to the generosity of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands' chairperson and patron, Susan A. Olde, OBE, the gallery has managed to...

National Gallery reopens with three exhibition experiences

Now, more than ever, access to the arts and a safe space for reflection and healing are needed in order to grapple with the...

Bendel Hydes catalogue donated to schools and libraries

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, along with lead project partners Susan Olde and the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, is...

Hydes’ career arc revealed in retrospective

In the 1960s, artist Bendel Hydes was painting images of Cayman homesteads, often with a touch of impressionistic foliage on the edges. By the...
'Resonance' is one of the featured pieces in a retrospective of work by Bendel Hydes which opens Friday at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands.

Artist Bendel Hydes featured in new exhibit

A retrospective exhibit of work by Bendel Hydes, often referred to as the father of Cayman art, opens on Friday, 11 Oct., at the...

National Gallery launches Biennial Exhibition and award

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, in partnership with Butterfield, recently announced the launch of the inaugural Cayman Islands Biennial and related Art Awards scheme.

National Gallery hopes to raise international profile with exhibit

Five years ago, when Natalie Urquhart went to an art conference in Guyana, it was hard to find respect. “No one really knew there was an art scene in Cayman,” said the director of the Cayman Islands National Gallery.

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