PLANTATION – Simply 4 days after the islands of The Bahamas rejoice their fiftieth anniversary of Independence, a son of their soil will carry the celebration to South Florida with two artwork actions at Island SPACE Caribbean Museum. The Bahamian diaspora and associates of the archipelago paradise will converge on the museum’s Broward Mall location for a Caribbean model sip and paint occasion on Friday, July 14th and an artist discuss on Saturday, July fifteenth – each led by acclaimed high-quality artist, Preston Hanna.
Hanna’s works are at the moment on show on the Island SPACE artwork gallery in an exhibit known as “Kollide-o-Scope: Celebrating 50 years of Bahamian Independence”. Each occasions are offered in affiliation with the Islands of The Bahamas, the Consulate Common of The Bahamas in Miami and the Nationwide Affiliation of The Bahamas.
“Sip and Splash Bahamas”
On Friday, July 14th, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Hanna, alongside host and DJ SUPA Mario, will carry the duo’s signature “Sip and Splash Bahamas” to Island SPACE.
“Our sip and splash will not be your typical portray class,” mentioned Hanna. “It’s an expertise that includes well-liked music, dancing and nice power in a night you gained’t neglect.”
Attendees can create their very own masterpiece with the steering of a star teacher whereas having fun with rhythmic vibes. The occasion is for these over 21 and tickets are $55. Study extra about Sip and Splash at islandspacefl.org/sipsplash.
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On Saturday July fifteenth, from 4:00 to six:00 p.m., Hanna will share ideas on the origins of his assortment at the moment on present at Island SPACE. Discover outsized canvases coated in beautiful shade, vivid imagery, emotive portraiture and nostalgic themes whenever you peek into the artist’s thoughts.
He’ll focus on his inventive course of and the outstanding locations his art work has taken him. This can be a free, household pleasant occasion for lovers of artwork and Bahamian tradition. Study extra at islandspacefl.org/prestonism.
A joint assertion from the Islands of The Bahamas, the Consulate Common of The Bahamas in Miami and the Nationwide Affiliation of The Bahamas states, “The daring colours and stellar artistry offered by Preston Hanna is one thing we’re all proud to acknowledge as merchandise of The Bahamas. Following our official fiftieth anniversary of independence celebrations on July 10, we imagine this can be a improbable method to proceed our “Islands of The Bahamas Toast to 50” in South Florida. We’re wanting ahead to assembly and greeting all who love our nation.”