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December 18, 2017
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The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

  • The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands-Attractions-Cayman Islands
    Take in the national collection of art


  • Modern purpose-built facility with world class exhibitions
  • Stunning sculpture gardens and walkable labyrinth
  • Home of the National Art Collection
  • Unique gifts and souvenirs including fine art prints from the National Collection
  • New Art Café overlooking the sculpture gardens
  • Special events and art workshops
Address :
Esterley Tibbetts Highway, George Town, Cayman Islands
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Main : (345) 945 8111
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  • Hours Of Operation :
    Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm
    Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Established in 1996, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is a vibrant arts organisation. The 9,000sq ft gallery is home to a growing permanent collection of significant Caymanian works of art and hosts eight major exhibitions annually.

The NGCI Permanent Collection

Loosely assembled by decade, the collection traces a historical and stylistic journey. Starting with the visionary markings of Miss Lassie, to the early work of realist painters who sought to capture “the islands time forgot”, on to the early 1990s when local art was influenced by the changing realities of the time, and through to the multi-disciplinary contemporary art currently being created. These works tell the story of Caymanian art and provide the visual record of a growing country.

Temporary Exhibitions

NGCI hosts up to eight temporary exhibitions a year including group shows, international exhibitions and works by established artists


Shop & Gardens Take a wander around the sculpture garden and enjoy a coffee break or lunch before purchasing a Cayman-produced memento from the Gallery Shop.


The gallery's busy schedule includes 25 art programmes per month, up to 8 exhibitions a year featuring Caymanian and International artists, and several large scale community arts events.

  • Scheduled and drop in art classes and workshops for adults and children
  • Docent led or self-guided exhibition tours with interactive activity sheets  
  • Screenings and lectures on the history of art
  • CineClub, a twice monthly screening of international and classic films through the year

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