EXHIBITIONS

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VIRGIN ISLANDS PUERTO RICO FRIENDSHIP 2019

HAPPENING NOW

FEATURED ARTISTS

Kenneth MELENDEZ

Waldemar BRODHURST

STUDENTS

SENIORS

VIRGIN ISLANDS

PUERTO RICO

FRIENDSHIP EXHIBITION

Masks & Rhythms/Mascaras & Ritmos

Opening Reception October

11th 5pm-8pm

LIVE MUSIC + LIGHT REFRESHMENTS + CASH BAR

$10 per person Admission or $8 per person with CMCArts Membership Card

Memberships are available for purchase at the door

 

VIPR Month closing reception November 2nd 4:30-6:30

CASH BAR

Opening Reception 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Sat 11 Jan 2020

ARCHIVE

Virgin Islands Puerto Rico Friendship

October 11, 2019

VIRGIN ISLANDS

PUERTO RICO

FRIENDSHIP EXHIBITION

Masks & Rhythms/Mascaras & Ritmos

Kenneth Melendez, Waldemar Brodhurst, Students & Seniors

October 11, 2019 - January 11, 2020

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A Fine Art Exhibition

June 06, 2019

Pride Through Art, a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) exhibit at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts. The art exhibit proudly displays work by members of the LGBTQ community and their allies. The event on June 6, 2019, is part of the celebration organized by St. Croix Pride, Inc. More information can be found at www.STXPride.org and on Facebook.com/stxpride. READ MORE

Original Works by Toni Lance

February 08, 2019

It’s A Matter of Birds: A one woman show by St. Croix artist Toni Lance reveals the artist’s passion for birds in detailed, life-like paintings, and personality revealing photographs of her avian subjects. Many of the paintings are matted in marbleized paper from the artist’s collection, and the frames have been individually crafted for each picture, so that every painting, is presented as a complete, jewel-like piece of art.  READ MORE

Emerging Artists Exhibit

January 04, 2019

New Blood is all about breaking down the divide and giving all a platform for their work to be celebrated and appreciated by the community.  As with any great venture, it is the work of many.   New Blood is a joint venture between The Caribbean museum center and Lucien Downes and is sponsored by The St. Croix Artist guild and one of our wonderful community servants, a Senator who wishes to remain anonymous.  READ MORE

Virgin Islands – Puerto Rico Friendship Day Exhibit

October 04, 2018

Celebrated on the second Monday in October, Virgin Islands Puerto Rico Friendship(VIPR) Day began in 1965 following a resolution (1075) in 1964 passed by the Legislature “to honor and recognize Puerto Ricans who contributed to the social and economical growth of the territory” (Consortium 2016). READ MORE

Original Works by Mark Feijão Milligan II

June 29, 2018

The objective of this exhibit is to explore a reality where the spirit and culture of the African diaspora is revered. It is a response to the external queries of integrity and value. Within this exhibit there is a return to innocence, following the birth and life of august souls.  

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Emerging Artists Exhibit

February 16, 2018

New Blood is all about breaking down the divide and giving all a platform for their work to be celebrated and appreciated by the community.  As with any great venture, it is the work of many.   New Blood is a joint venture between The Caribbean museum center and Lucien Downes and is sponsored by The St. Croix Artist guild and one of our wonderful community servants, a Senator who wishes to remain anonymous.  READ MORE

Original Works by John Obafemi Jones

January 05, 2018

The exhibition of  multi medium painting by John Obafemi Jones. In this exhibition, Jones explores ideas of the contemporary artist as simultaneously being a producer of concepts and objects, and a consumer of media-driven popular culture. It is Jones’s point of view that the artist of today are constantly being affected by new and old definitions of self, the affirmation of new ideas and technologies as well as cultural assimilation.  READ MORE

A Fine Art Exhibition

September 21, 2017

Pride Through Art, is the first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) exhibit at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts. The art exhibit proudly displays work by members of the LGBTQ community and their allies. In addition, at the opening reception for the art exhibit, musical and spoken word offerings will be included. The event on September 21, 2017, is part of the celebration organized by St. Croix Pride, Inc. Other events scheduled between September 16, and September 26 are described at www.STXPride.org and on Facebook.com/stxpride. READ MORE

A Fine Art Exhibition

July 04, 2017

George Zebot was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia and came to the United States at the age of 5. George’s work and travel have taken him to over eighty countries. He served as an artist in Viet Nam and is a former Peace Corps Volunteer. George has been on the faculty at the University of the West Indies, Chapman University, Saddleback College, department chair at Laguna College of Art and Design and currently professor emeritus at the School of Art at California State University, Long Beach. He was awarded the 1999 Rotary International Grant for University Teachers in Developing Countries. READ MORE

An Exhibit of 2017 Entries

May 05, 2017

Join us at CMCArts for an exhibit of this years entries! Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our congressional district. The Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students in the District. READ MORE

INVISIBLE HERITAGE: Transfer 2017 Curated by: Monica Marin

Curated by: Monica Marin

March 24, 2017

Invisible Heritage: Transfer 2017 is a visual arts exhibition featuring recent work by Virgin Islands artists who are actively engaged in a conversation about the islands' colonial history, including the last 100 years as a US colony as well as the legacy of previous centuries. Themes of resistance,  migration,  identity,  erasure, and visibility—as it relates to the structural history of colonialism and the ways in which it is manifested today—are among some of the topics that inform their work. READ MORE

A TAKE FIVE Exhibit by Kharis Kennedy

December 06, 2016

“Take 5 in St. Croix” presents Touch Has A Memory, an exhibition of paintings and performances by local artist Kharis Kennedy, curated by Monica Marin and Carla Acevedo-Yates and produced by Alaina Simone Enterprises. READ MORE

TAKE FIVE

Produced by: Alaina Simone Inc. – Curated by: Monica Marin & Carla Acevedo-Yates.

December 04, 2016

Take Five in St. Croix will re-invent the concept of a multi-site exhibition for the 21st century, building an educational platform between nature, art, history and community on the beautiful island of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. This exhibition and education series features visual and performance art by La Vaughn Belle, David Antonio Cruz, Oceana James, Kharis Kennedy and Rashaad Newsome. READ MORE

A Photography Exhibition by David Berg - Curated by: Monica Marin and Niarus Walker

June 09, 2016

Cultural norms are always subject to change and for various reasons, culture, the way we do things, can become vague, muddles, and perhaps even lost.  In my works, I strive to distill those essential elements that ground me to this culture and at the same time create an awareness of the changes that threaten the nostalgic purity of this Island Culture identity. READ MORE

THE COAL WOMAN

Susan Luery

May 07, 2016

Susan Luery has created “The Coal Woman,” a sculpture honoring the women that served the ports throughout the Caribbean by supplying coal to the ships until 1892, when their stand for women’s rights changed history. The sculpture features a bronze, traditionally rendered female dockworker carrying a coal basket on her head while taking a step up a gangplank. READ MORE

INVISIBLE HERITAGE:

Identity, Memory and Our Towns

April 22, 2016

With support from the V.I. Council on the Arts, The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts (CMCArts) is excited to announce its upcoming artist in residence Kendal Henry (from February 10-19th) for his third visit to St. Croix to engage the community around the issue of revitalization, and the power of art to transform culture. Mr. Henry is one of the world's leading public art consultants and currently manages NYC’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs’ Percent for Art Program. READ MORE

A Retrospective Exhibit by El'Roy Simmonds

February 19, 2016

Born and raised in Christiansted, St. Croix, El’Roy Simmonds has worn many hats including teacher, entrepreneur, musician and sculptor. Of the many hats, however, the most valuable of them is that of Fine Artist.  In June 1971, El'Roy earned a B.A. degree in Elementary Education from the College of the Virgin Islands and further pursued his studies in Art at the Kunst Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark from 1976-77. READ MORE

de Mujer a Mujer, Isla a Isla: A dialogue between VI & PR artists

October 16, 2015

While none of us wants to be categorized as a something artist or anything for that matter; be it woman artist, black artist, gay artist, musician, writer, politician, plumber, soldier, the truth is there are still so many issues that lay in the way of full parity for women artists and others. Parity is usually associated with pay and equal pay along with equal rights is still to be achieved. READ MORE

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