NGCI Collection
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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 National Collection of significant Caymanian works of art and hosts eight major exhibitions annually.

The NGCI National 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. 

Café, 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.


Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays

Social Links


  • 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
  • Art Café overlooking the sculpture gardens
  • Special events and art workshops
  • Facilities available for rent

Free entry and parking. Donations welcome.

Guided tours are available by appointment.


Free Tour of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

Visit the National Gallery and see its permanent art collection, plus up to eight exhibitions a year

Recommended for all ages

Additional Information

Enjoy a wide variety of workshops, screenings and lectures for all ages.

Accessing NGCI
Working to make its facility, programmes and events accessible for all, NGCI provides a variety of free services to accommodate a range of needs, including ample parking, on-site support equipment and large format text labels. Contact NGCI to organise sensory-friendly experiences, multi-lingual or interpreter tours.


Esterley Tibbetts Hwy
Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

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