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Authentic, quality Bahamian goods & a wonderful visit!

I stumbled on Doongalik Studios kind of by accident - was visiting Fort Montagu and “the ramp” for... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
Kristin L
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In Memory of Chris Turnquest

I attended an Art Auction recently in aid of a young man recently killed in Nassau; the studio was... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2017
Paradise Island, New Providence Island
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Jan 4, 2019
“Authentic, quality Bahamian goods & a wonderful visit!”
Feb 5, 2017
“In Memory of Chris Turnquest ”
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

I stumbled on Doongalik Studios kind of by accident - was visiting Fort Montagu and “the ramp” for the freshest of conch salad, and decided to take a chance on what was rumored to be a lovely little local art cottage in the area. Doongalik...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Kristin L
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

I attended an Art Auction recently in aid of a young man recently killed in Nassau; the studio was beautifully arranged with portraits offering commentary on a dangerous issue (Speeding in the harbour) that lead to the death of Mr. Turnquest. There was a dark...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 8erink
Reviewed May 22, 2016

I think someone told me that "Doongalik" is the sound of some large musical wind instrument, possibly a didgeridoo, but what that has to do with The Bahamas I have no idea! Anyway, it's a beautiful place to see both outside and inside. (Check out...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Anita M
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Worth the visit as even the grounds are decorated with original sculptures. Mrs Burnside graciously allowed me to visit the studio after it was due to close as I had been delayed getting there. Thanks again so much!

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Sylvie B
Reviewed December 3, 2015

Founded by one of the preeminent Junkanoo artists on the island, this gallery was a very sweet surprise and I enjoyed learning about the origins of Junkanoo.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Lauri S
Reviewed June 4, 2015

The best way to describe this place is as a collection of culture. It is designed like a rural Bahamian village - quiet and surrounded by lush scenery on all sides, with little quaint buildings along a stone path. There are also some very unique...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank mzrmorgan
Reviewed December 14, 2014

The art on display is unique and striking. There was also a special exhibit on elephants and their plight. All of the work was easy on the eyes, but that artist, in particular, created works of beauty that were soulful and introspective. While the artwork...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank UglyBuffalo
Reviewed June 5, 2013

I would thoroughly recommend visiting this delightful art studio and shop in Village Road. The gallery is run by Pam Burnside who personally showed us around the art work. Next to it is a craft shop. It is unlike any other Bahamian shop which sells...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank jowrightSomersetUK
Reviewed April 14, 2009

we were walking thru like we have for yrs and this time went into the gallery and was lucky enough to find the 3 pieces we wanted...along with that the artist was there!!!!!!!...toby Lunn our pieces are on the wall in the livingroom and we...More

5  Thank pauline1toronto
Reviewed January 25, 2009

We were staying on Paradise Island and discovered Doongalik by accident as we went through the Marina Village centre. We were lucky enough to meet Pam burnside (wife of Jackson Burnside a prominent local artist) who told us all about the art they had in...More

5  Thank keentraveller61
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