The Power of Museums: Relevancy, Advocacy, Transformation

Conference Host Venues

Antiquities Monuments & Museums Corp

The Antiquities Monuments & Museum Corporation (AMMC), also known as the National Museum of The Bahamas, is a quasi-government agency that oversees many of The Bahamas’ national historic sites, helping to preserve the rich history, culture, and traditions of The Bahamas. Sites overseen by AMMC include: all of the historic forts in New Providence, the Pompey Museum of Slavery & Emancipation, the Balcony House Museum, and more.

Central Bank of The Bahamas

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is The Bahamas’ federal reserve bank and oldest cultural institution. The Central Bank of The Bahamas has a long tradition of promoting Bahamian culture and art, with a collection of around 500 pieces held in their headquarters. They also have many artefacts and artworks on loan at international diplomatic sites including embassies and consulates.

National Art Gallery of the Bahamas

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) is an art museum that examines Bahamian history and culture through the lens of Bahamian art. NAGB collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets historic and contemporary Bahamian art, and hopes to inspire generations of Bahamians and other visitors to be change makers by telling their stories and through their art.

University of The Bahamas

Chartered on 10th November 2016, University of The Bahamas (UB) is a beacon for national transformation. Approximately 5,000 students are enrolled in the University of The Bahamas system which includes campuses and centres on New Providence, Grand Bahama, San Salvador and Abaco, as well as UB online education. UB’s diverse academic programmes, research engagements, athletics and leadership development experiences equip our students to become global citizens in a dynamic world.

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National Art Gallery of The Bahamas

Central Bank of The Bahamas

University of The Bahamas

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Conference Contact info

Email: secretariat@caribbeanmuseums.com

MAC 2023 Conference attendees will have the opportunity to stay in the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the Downtown/Junkanoo Beach area for a discounted conference rate.

Courtyard by Marriott Nassau Downtown/Junkanoo Beach

W Bay St, Nassau, Bahamas

COVID-19 Safety Info

There are currently no requirements to show proof of vaccination to attend the MAC conference. While it will not be required, all attendees who feel more comfortable wearing a face mask and/or maintaining a safe social distance are encouraged to do so. Our current requirements are based on the standards set by the Bahamian government and therefore are subject to change. Please also be aware of masking or vaccination requirements by any airlines, hotels, or other private establishments you will be occupying during your stay.

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Bahamas Ministry of Health https://www.bahamas.gov.bs/health

Bahamas Travel Updates https://www.bahamas.com/travelupdates