The Art in Preparatory Schools Exhibition was started in 1962 and is hosted annually by thr Institute of Jamaica, Programmes Coordination Division. The late Dr. Karl Wilson James, M.D initiated the start of the exhibition and was one of the pioneers of children’s art in Jamaica. He donated the K. Wilson Shield to start the [...]
May 2, 2013 In celebration of the 2013 United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, the Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) hosted its annual Earth Day competition under the theme “Water Conservation: Life’s Preservation.” The Awards ceremony was held on April 23, 2013. The theme was chosen to emphasise the importance of water to [...]
April 22, 2013 The National Gallery of Jamaica is pleased to announce its Natural Histories exhibition, the first in a new series, Explorations, in which various thematic issues relevant to Jamaican art and culture will be explored. Natural Histories will open to the public on Sunday, April 28 and will continue until the end [...]
March 7, 2013 The Embassy of Mexico in collaboration with the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) launched the Mexican Toy Exhibition on February 28, 2013. This exhibition presents a sample of one of the most popular traditions in Mexico as well as narrates the daily life of Mexican children. Housed in the Programmes Coordination Division (Junior [...]
“Equal Rights: Reggae and Social Change” Exhibition displays album covers and posters that incorporate influences shared by Jamaican visual artists. The Exhibition was inspired by the late Peter Tosh’s 1997 album, titled Equal Rights and traces the phenomenal power that music, especially Reggae has had over the Jamaican people, since the 16th century.