The Transforming Spaces “3-Day Bahamas Triple Play” Vacation Package is the perfect bundle of art and island hopping adventure. The package is designed around the wildly popular, island-wide tour of Nassau’s art galleries held annually under the name “Transforming Spaces“. For this year’s “Water” themed event, eight participating galleries have curated one of a kind exhibits featuring the work of local and visiting artists. Artists will gather for an intimate session on Friday night for a lively artist lecture. Book this package to sample the best in Bahamian art while enjoying a real Bahamian experience in the Out Islands.
A 5-minute water taxi separates Harbour Island and Eleuthera, which makes this neighboring pair the perfect complement for a Three-Day Bahamas Triple Play vacation package. Enjoy an interactive visit to art galleries in Harbour Island and then star gaze on the most beautiful pink sand beach in the world, while listening to live music and enjoying island cuisine. Spend the night on the island- one check off your island hopping #BahamasBucketList – and rise with the sun to explore North Eleuthera and experience nature’s art.
[accordion id=”my-accordion”] [accordion_item parent_id=”my-accordion” title=”Friday” open=”false”] Plantation Tours: Start your Transforming Spaces weekend celebrating the ancestors at the Clifton Heritage Land and Sea Park, where a guided tour will will take you through the ruins of two colonial era plantations; structures like the Great House, Johnstone Well and Carriage House still stand as relics of a traumatic past. A limestone passage carved into the Clifton cliffs holds memories of enslaved Africans who disembarked on the same shoreline when it was a transshipment port. At Sacred Space, an art installation of grandmothers carved from the trunks of Casuarina trees serves as hallowed ground for a libation that will summon blessings for your weekend journey. (Approx. Time: 1 – 3pm)
Transforming Spaces Artist Talk: Transforming Spaces will host its signature artist talk on Friday night, gathering the cultural community together for visual and intellectual stimulation. [/accordion_item] [accordion_item parent_id=”my-accordion” title=”Saturday“]Transforming Spaces Gallery Hop: To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Transforming Spaces artists were invited to investigate, exploit and reveal the possibilities of water and all that its properties have to offer. The water theme is intended to identify, provoke and project thoughts on the topic of water and its place in individual and/or collective experiences. Each of the eight galleries have curated exhibits featuring top local and international artists.
(Approx. Time: 9.30am – 2pm)
Harbour Island Day Trip: Enjoy an interactive visit to art galleries in Harbour Island and then star gaze on the most beautiful pink sand beach in the world, while listening to live music and enjoying island cuisine. Spend the night on the quaint island that is small in size but large in stature.
(Approx. Time: 6.30 – 10pm)[/accordion_item][accordion_item parent_id=”my-accordion” title=”Sunday“]North Eleuthera Explorer: Eleuthera is a Greek word for ‘free’, and on this slender island – once known for the commercial export of pineapples – freedom is a cherished way of life. At Preacher’s Cave you will uncover stories of the island’s early inhabitants, a band of Puritan Pilgrims who left Bermuda in their ongoing search for religious and political freedom, before visiting a unique ocean hole that will invigorate the most adventurous of travelers.
(Approx. Time: 8.30am – Noon)
Airport Departure: When you settle in to rest on your flight back home, you will have lasting memories of a weekend well spent in the Bahamas on your Transforming Spaces Island Art Hop.[/accordion_item][/accordion]