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Are Museums Still Relevant? 2016 Caribbean Museum Conference Seeks to Redefine Museums and Art Institutions in the Region

National Gallery of Cayman Hosts MAC 2016 on relevance of museums in the region

With its heavy dependence on tourism, along with the natural resources that make up the islands in the Caribbean archipelago, the region’s culture and history are possibly the most important elements to the sector.

Four Languages, One Art - Caribbean Linked IV Opens

Caribbean Linked IV - Regional arts exhibition opens

The Caribbean Linked exhibition resulting from the annual residency opens today in Oranjestad, Aruba. Hosted by Ateliers ’89, Caribbean Linked brings together artists from across the region with representatives from the Dutch, English, French and Spanish Caribbean. 

Art, Music and Sunset Bring KOTE 2016 to a Vibrant Close

Kingston on the Edge 2016 closed with Art, music and a haze-filled sunset

Kingston is a seaside city. This is an easy fact to forget, especially as you hopscotch over fetid water and the cracks and crags in the sidewalk.

Jamaican Art Pulses in Bristol

Ebony G Patterson & Gerard Hanson in Jamaican Pulse exhibition in Bristol

Bristol, the city of Banksy, Massive Attack, Portishead and Tricky is getting its feel of the steady yet exhilarating pulse beat of Jamaican art.

NLS Rolls Out Auction and Residency for Summer 2016

David Gumb, Kelley-Ann Lindo & Susanne Winterling for NLS Residency 2016

The NLS summer 2016 programme is about to jump off with an exhibition and silent auction, the culmination of the inaugural REACH for the Arts project.

NGJ Goes Digital: National Gallery Explores Digital Art With Latest Exhibition

Carla Moore explores Phillip Thomas' Faust

The National Gallery of Jamaica pays homage to the increasing use of digital tools in creating art with their latest exhibition Digital, which opened recently at their Downtown Kingston location.

Masculinities Exhibition Moves to Montego Bay

Masculinities opens at National Gallery West

Images exploring the varying and varied definitions of masculinity in Jamaica will cover the walls of the National Gallery West, Montego Bay, as the exhibition Masculinities makes its way to the western end of the island. The exhibition will open at 4:00 pm on Sunday, May 1, 2016.

A Clash of Black Bodies: Barrington Watson in Conversation with Tribe Sankofa

Tribe Sankofa performs Black Bodies against the backdrop of Barrington Watson

Since the introduction of the National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sundays programme, one of its most intriguing elements has been how they strive to match the day’s entertainment with the exhibition. Sometimes the link is casual, even tenuous.

Riffing on Masculinity: National Gallery of Jamaica's Masculinities Exhibition

Masculinities

An exploration of Jamaican masculinity, or more accurately, masculinities, now covers the walls of the National Gallery of Jamaica.

Barbed Wires, Picket Fences and Pop-Up Art

Phillip Thomas

This is the age of pop-ups, when entities shed the restrictive confines of specific brick and mortar spaces and chose mobility instead. The visual arts in Jamaica have now joined that movement with the introduction of Red Easel.

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