EXTENDED – Barbados Museum Art Exhibition – The Enigma of Arrival: the Politics and Poetics of Caribbean Migration to Britain

October 1, 2019

October 31, 2019

Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Dalkeith Road, Bridgetown, Barbados

Event Description

Please note that the Museum will be opened on Sundays from 2:00 pm-4:30 pm until Oct 20th, 2019. Afterwards, it will be opened until 6:00 pm.

The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, in partnership with EU-LAC Museums, presents a traveling exhibition entitled The Enigma of Arrival: the Politics and Poetics of Caribbean Migration to Britain at the Barbados Museum & Historical Society.

The exhibition will remain at the Museum until Nov 30th 2019.

Opening hours:
Mon to Sat 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Closed on holidays.

For further information, contact the Museum at 538-0201 or info@barbmuse.org.bb 

The exhibition aims to create awareness about the active migration crisis in Britain by having a specific focus on Caribbean migration from the 1940s – 1970s. Using interpretive panels and interactive audio-visual materials, the audience is introduced to the historical parameters and scope of Caribbean post-World War II migration to Britain and its legacy among later generations.

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