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The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas

West & West Hill Streets | (Same street as Gray Cliff and across the street from St. Francis Xavier Cathedral), Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-328-5800
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The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) is the premier arts institution in The Bahamas. It is committed to engaging the history of Bahamian art and visual culture and supporting contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through exhibitions, an extensive public programme schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education, providing fellowships and grants, the establishment and support of an art library and the building of The National Collection of The Bahamas.
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West & West Hill Streets | (Same street as Gray Cliff and across the street from St. Francis Xavier Cathedral), Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-328-5800

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Very interesting art gallery. The paintings by Thierry were especially memorable. We didn't expect a whole lot but were pleasantly surprised by how wonderful it was.

Thank sbkig
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Wonderful exhibitions - beautiful building in a lovely garden setting. Cute little gallery shop with some hand crafts and artworks. Well worth the visit.

Thank Rachel1203A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Located on a narrow quaint street, this small gallery is definitely worth a visit! It contains artwork by local artists depicting life for the locals in the past and present. It gives us an insight into a different side to this country often not seen...More

1  Thank buddingtraveller17
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Make sure that the National Art Gallery is open if you want to visit. It is closed some weekdays. You still can view the pretty murals from around the building from the street and take pictures of the building itself if you cannot visit. This...More

Thank jazzydays
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This has just been done up and boy did they do an awesome job it's brother art in to a new prism . And it is free admission. To do it right you need to have a least two hours awesome experience

Thank Cdr10gaa
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I had a great time at the museum. The museum is inside of a beautifully renovated home not too far from the downtown area. Definitely walkable. My best friend and I got the student discount tickets, so admission was $5 pp. The gentleman selling tickets...More

Thank samisossa
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We walked to this museum from the cruise port. The walk wasn't too long but I recommend taking a taxi as the roads are narrow with little sidewalk to navigate. Once at the museum we were greeted in the gift shop where we purchased the...More

1  Thank JenFrechette
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Offers a great selection of Bahamian art. Beautifully restored old Bahamian home. Presently has 2 magnificent displays to two of the Bahamas best artists.

Thank A1160TYmaryh
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It is really an amazing experience. The art is moving. A variety of artists with different ways of expression, all housed in an historic building. It's a must visit.

Thank Felicity I
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Beautiful building, and some very imaginative art! Great property to wander around in, and a good view of the city.

Thank Tara L
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14 December 2016|
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Response from Stacie D |
I've walked there each time I've been at port. It is uphill so it's a little strenuous but walking up the street is an adventure in itself. It is also within walking distance of Graycliff Chocolate Factory and Watling's Rum... More