Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, June 14th, 2015
The Edna Manley School of the Visual Arts recently graduated its largest, if not its most striking, cohort in a decade. The exhibition curated from the students’ final art projects opened on Saturday, June 6, 2015 and features the work of 55 artists.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
The National Gallery of Jamaica opened Explorations 3: Seven Women Artists last Sunday. The subtitle ‘Seven Women Artists’ is awkward and shambles uncomfortably off the tongue. This discomfiture evident in the very name is deliberate.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
The National Gallery of Jamaica are invoking Jamaica’s original name Xaymaca (land of wood and water) for new exhibition headed for National Gallery West, the NGJ’s outpost in Montego Bay.
Robyn Stephenson | Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Every Sunday morning Earl McKenzie listens to the Mass in B Minor, a symphony composed by the famous Johann Sebastian Bach.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 19th, 2015
The Institute of Jamaica is reintroducing its Saturday openings with a touch of colour.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 5th, 2015
While most of the country focused its attention on the young athletes rivaling for domination in the 2015 Boys and Girls Athletic Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, just across the road NLS was opening its latest exhibition dubbed Insides.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
The Jamaica Visual Arts Competition and Festival 2015 staged by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission and currently running at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston is intended to be a celebration of the visual arts being produced by the country, yet, it may well be
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Ebony G. Patterson copped the prestigious 2014 Aaron Matalon Award, finally snagging the medal which has been eluding her, as she had been nominated for three times.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
The National Museum Jamaica (NMJ) has issued a call for bustles, batty riders and everything in between.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, November 27th, 2014
The National Gallery of Jamaica has rebranded and expanded its art biennial. By relinquishing the National in the former title and becoming the Jamaica Beinnial, the seminal art event on the island now benefits from international input.