3 results for month: 10/2023


The Museums Association of the Caribbean will be holding its 2023 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 16th, 2023 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST. The agenda for the AGM and relevant materials will be circulated to members ahead of the AGM.  Register for the AGM to join us on  Zoom.  Our AGM is an open public meeting for members as well as anyone with an interest in the organization. We welcome all ideas to improve on services that MAC provides. This year will be an election year but only members can vote, so we encourage you to renew or sign up for membership now in order to participate in the change you want to see.  Read More


Compiled by Isabella Rivera News from Within the Region Vincentian cultural group honors outstanding educator, remarkable cultural ambassador (Caribbean Life, September 1, 2023) History, heritage and culture in Grenada – The business of museums (The New Today, July 22, 2023)  The Bahamas Has a New Museum of Junkanoo (Caribbean Journal, July 7, 2023) Inside Barbados' Historic Push for Slavery Reparations (TIME, July 6, 2023) Home of St. Kitts & Nevis’ Robert Bradshaw to be transformed into a museum (Caribbean National Weekly, May 4, 2023) Netherlands repatriates Indigenous remains to Caribbean isle (AP News, March 14, ...

Institutional Spotlight: Society of Friends of the Afro-Antillean Museum of Panama (SAMAAP)

Interview with Mr. Arcelio Hartley, President of SAMAAP By Lourdes Ranero clic para español Cliquez pour le français In December 1980, the Panamanian government founded the Afro-Antillean Museum of Panama. A year later, the government created SAMAAP, an organization that supports the Afro-Antillean Museum of Panama by raising funds for the maintenance and expansion of the institution's work. SAMAAP is a non-profit organization dedicated to sponsoring activities that contribute to the social and cultural development of the community of Afro-Caribbean Panamanians. Currently, the organization has approximately 300 hundred members, 60 ...