An exhibition highlighting the lifework of National Hero the late Hon. Leila Elberta Ross-Shier (nee McTaggart), Cert. Hon. The exhibition at the Museum is a joint initiative of the Museum and Ms. Leila’s great-granddaughter Lisa Arch-Scott and her team.
Our Mission Statement
Through our dynamic programmes, exhibits and collections, the National Museum is the living connection to Cayman's past; we ensure that future generations have the opportunity to experience our island's unique natural and cultural heritage.
I Cannot Thee Forget: Ms. Leila Ross Shier
Through May 2024
An exhibition highlighting the lifework of National Hero the late Hon. Leila Elberta Ross-Shier (nee McTaggart), Cert. She is the celebrated author of the Cayman Islands National Song, “Beloved Isles Cayman”, the centrepiece of a collection of surviving poems, hymns, and ballads she composed over her lifetime.
Traditional Arts Workshop
Next Up: Thatch Plaiting - 24 February 2024
Step into the vibrant world of Caymanian traditions at the National Museum's Traditional Arts Workshops. Delve into the rich tapestry of cultural heritage through interactive sessions designed to immerse participants in the essence of Caymanian life. From the intricate art of rope making to the time-honored techniques of thatch plaiting, and the savory delights of traditional cooking, each workshop offers a hands-on exploration of age-old practices. Discover the stories, skills, and flavors that have shaped Caymanian identity for generations. Join us as we celebrate and preserve the legacy of our heritage, one workshop at a time.
Ensuring that future generations have the opportunity to experience our island's unique natural and cultural heritage.