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Caribbean Ties, connected people then and now

On this page you can read about all things related to the museum exhibition Caribbean Ties, connected people then and now. This travelling exhibition opens in 12 countries across the Caribbean and in The Netherlands during the months of May, June, and July 2019.

The museum exhibition Caribbean Ties, connected people then and now has been developed in broad collaboration between NEXUS1492, local partners in the Caribbean, and partners in The Netherlands. It has been translated into six languages including Spanish, French, Papiamento, Guadeloupian Creole, Dutch, and English. The exhibition will initially be displayed in 12 museums across the Caribbean, with plans to travel further to other Caribbean countries in the future. 

We are working hard to provide content on this page soon. If you have any questions, please contact Emma de Mooij at e.m.de.mooij[at]arch.leidenuniv.nl

Opening Schedule

4th of May — hosted by Centro Cultural Eduardo León Jimenes in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

7th of May — hosted by the Historical Foundation in Oranjestad, St. Eustatius

11th of May — hosted by Kalinago Barana Aute,  Dominica

15th of May — hosted by Art Upstairs, St George’s, Grenada

17th of May — hosted by the Bureau National d’Etnologie in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

18th of May — hosted by the Musée Edgar Clerc in Le Moule, Guadeloupe

22nd of May — hosted by the National Archaeological Museum Aruba in Oranjestad, Aruba

24th of May — hosted by the Museo La Periquera in Holguin, Cuba

25th of May — hosted by the Museon in the Hague, The Netherlands. 

26th of May — hosted by the Museo de las Américas in San Juan, Puerto Rico

week of the 15th of July — hosted by Anton de Kom Universiteit in Paramaribo, Suriname

21st of July — hosted by the Barbados Museum & Historical Society in Bridgetown, Barbados

Exhibition Magazines

Did you know that we also produced a Caribbean Ties magazine to accompany the exhibition? The magazine illustrates the research conducted by the NEXUS1492 researchers in collaboration with stakeholders across the Caribbean. These collaborations have led to the results presented in the the exhibition!

The magazine is available in English, Spanish, French, and Dutch. Scroll down to download your own copy from this website!

Exhibition Partners

The creation, design, production, shipment, and display of the Caribbean Ties exhibition would not have been possible without the collaboration of the following partners:

Caribbean Ties This exhibition will initially be hosted by 12 partners in the Caribbean and The Netherlands. Hosting countries in the Caribbean include Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, St. Eustatius, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Barbados, Grenada, Suriname, and Aruba.
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