Grand Cayman is a cultural melting pot providing many ways to immerse yourself in the history of the Carribean and learn what contemporary artists are up to. In addition to a variety of historical attractions and museums, Grand Cayman offers a number of art galleries featuring an assortment of works from the island’s most creative individuals. Review five of the best options below as you create your vacation itinerary:
The Wreck View Art Gallery
Visit The Wreck View Art Gallery, which is conveniently located across from the famous Tukka Restaurant on the island’s East End, to enjoy a collection of Cayman-made art, home decor, jewelry, and gifts. A shop as well as an art gallery, the owner is extremely friendly and there’s plenty to see inside, including sea turtles made from shells and stunning wood and stone carvings. If you’re looking for unique gifts to bring home with you, this gallery and shop is a must.
The Ritz-Carlton Art Gallery
The Ritz-Carlton Art Gallery located within the island’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel offers a feast for the eyes. There are many ocean-inspired paintings and photographs to enjoy, including those of beautiful beaches at sunset and others featuring children frolicking in the waves. Artwork paying homage to the colorful marine life surrounding this Caribbean Island is also in abundance, as are works of island life, including lighthouses and livestock.
Sandon Feat Gallery
Located in a Grand Cayman cottage by the sea, this art gallery isn’t too far from Seven Mile Beach and offers pieces for as little as $15. Watercolor prints make wonderful gifts for friends and family at home, and there are many other locally-made crafts to pique your interest. If you’re about supporting local artists, you won’t want to skip a visit to this island treasure.
White Dog Art Studio
Stop by the White Dog Art Studio owned by local artists Mikael & Ren Seffer in the Breakers section of Grand Cayman. It features original artwork from local artists as well as prints for sale. Hailed as a mecca for colorful local art reflective of Cayman culture, the owners are fun and welcoming and more than happy to answer any questions.
Davinoff’s Concrete Sculpture Garden
The famous concrete sculpture garden and park on the Northside of Grand Cayman may not be a conventional art gallery, but it’s one you won’t want to pass up. There’s a giant crab, iguana, scorpion, shark, alligator, and octopus among other concrete creatures offering plenty of photo opportunities.
Get started on your Grand Cayman vacation by booking accommodations at South Bay Beach Club today.