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Foundation at Forty

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2023 NIFCA Awards Booklet

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Get It Write

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The Blue Car Mystery

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80 years of seeing

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NIFCA Progression

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Our Art Our Home Catalogue

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What A Year!

Click to HERE read. This anthology was birthed from the hearts and minds of writers capturing the essence of life in a time of unprecedented uncertainty. These musings, when woven together, tell the people’s story.  


Our creatives skillfully crafted and highlighted the national resources of the island in this final installment of The Central Bank of Barbados Crop Over Visual Arts Exhibition themed OUR LAND.


This catalogue features virtually the works of the Millenials and Gen Z artisans presented during the second instalment of The Central Bank of Barbados Crop Over Visual Arts Exhibition held under the theme #FutureFRWD.


AUGUST 2022 issue of the BARBADOS VISUAL ARTS MAGAZINE Cover graced by Andre Donawa FEATURES + ‘In Two Places’ print show exhibition at The Brightson Storeroom gallery Barbados and Print London Gallery, Canada. + Barbados Photographic Society July theme of ‘Red’ + Artist Davison Crichlow Portraits + ‘Future FRWD’ exhibition at ...

Against All Odds

‘Against All Odds’ testifies to the resilience of the human spirit when confronted with the probability of conquering contested states of being. Plantation slavery, racial segregation, economic disenfranchisement, recessions, the current global Covid-19 pandemic, war, issues surrounding gender, race, sexual and religious stigma are tests.Click the photo above to view ...

Shop 1359 and buy Bajan this Christmas

With just a few days left before one of the most anticipated days of the year, Christmas day, the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) has launched a catalogue filled with some of your favorite local brands. The Shop 1359 Catalogue, which is a play on the island’s geographical coordinates, hasthe product ...

We166 Visual Arts Look Book

WE166 Visual Arts Look Book – Christmas Edition

Shop 1359

Shop 1359 Catalogue is a local shopping guide with the products and brands of over 50 local businesses.

100% Bajan store opens with help from NCF

There is a new all-local store in Barbados. But, what makes this 100% Bajan store unique is that it also offers local entrepreneurs the opportunity to utilise a space at a reasonable cost in order to push their brand and gain a profit. Mystique Pop-Up Boutique, located at Lantern Mall, ...

QUINTessence: (5)5 Stages of Change through Barbados’ National Collections

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF ) is pleased to launch its first  virtual visual arts exhibition: QUINTessence: (5)5 Stages of Change through Barbados’ National Collections. Click the image above to view the catalogue or click the exhibition link to tour at your own convenience.

The Ash Fall Things Seen and Unseen

The Ash Fall: Things Seen and Unseen is a photo-flip book that captures the impact of the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano on Barbados and St. Vincent. Each page features a dramatic photograph paired with a moving literary caption. The reader will encounter the story of a resilient people, who unite ...

The 1937 Riots Resource Kit

The National Cultural Foundation has created Nineteen Thirty-Seven to assist in an expanded community response to the observation of Barbados’ Day of National Significance.

De Mortar Pestle

In 1972, while Addinton Forde was a student at Erdiston College, he was asked by another student for assistance in compiling a small collection of proverbs for a class assignment.


This catalogue is but a glimpse into a virtual marketplace of Bajan goodies and goodness, guaranteed to please all palates.

Woah! Entertainment E-Magazine

NAVIGATING UNCHARTED WATERS – The Queen of Soca talks, COVID 19, social media and the future / NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION – A New Age / The Casanova of Liquid Art

The Barbados Landship Teacher’s Manual of Manoeuvers

National dance is an important and dynamic cultural expression; from the unique nuances of body movement to the symbolism expressed through costuming and the rhythmic imprint of the music…

Bajan Folkways Resource Kit

Bajan Folkways: A Cultural Forms Toolkit 2020 for students of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Theatre Arts programme aims to ensure that knowledge of the cultural forms that our ancestors and elders practiced…

Tribute to Ivan Payne- Digital Catalogue

The National Cultural Foundation is pleased to present this exhibition of the works of pioneering Barbadian painter Ivan Clairmonte Payne.

Edge.Co Look Book

The National Cultural Foundation is pleased to once again partner with the key stakeholders to produce the EDGE Fashion Cluster.

WE166 – The Fashion Edition

Barbadian culture reflects our complex history and the diverse influences that have and continue to inform and shape our unique style.

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