Month: November 2021

#MakeArtMondays | Bubble Wand

Bubbles are the best! And since we love them so much I decided to share how easy and fun they can be to make your own. These homemade Bubble Wands and homemade Bubbles make a great holiday craft idea or party favor too.

*Glue gun safety tips: https://www.gluegun.com/blogs/news/7632387-glue-gun-safety

*Parental Supervision Required

Music: Party Time by Dj-VipFlash: https://soundcloud.com/musik-remix-20… https://creativecommons.org/licenses/… Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) Music provided by Free Vibes: https://goo.gl/NkGhTg

#TBT | I Shall Return Again Opening Reception

#TBT | This week features highlights of the Opening Reception of ‘I Shall Return Again’ exhibition in September of 2018.

The exhibition explored the works of five young Jamaican artists from Western Jamaica, who continue to impact the local and international art scene. The featured artists were, Monique Gilpin, Leasho Johnson, Storm Saulter, Nile Saulter and Cosmo Whyte.
We received overwhelming support and we can’t wait for the opportunity to welcome you all to our future exhibition openings.

To read more about this exhibition, visit our blog: http://www.nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com

#TBT | Due West Tour Highlight

Today’s throwback features a candid shot of youth from Niagara Primary School in St James posing as a tour guide for a photo op next to Andrew Duhaney’s panting titled ‘Family Union’ which was featured in the second installment of our Due West exhibition in 2019.

#MakeArtMondays | Squid Games Puppet

Kids absolutely love creating their own puppets and set up their own plays! There are endless possibilities of creating lots of paper finger puppets in just a little time! Today I’m going to show you the super-easy way of making this fun and cute finger puppets craft at home inspired by one of the biggest trends today, Squid Games.

*Parental Supervision Required*

Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds

Watch: https://youtu.be/fpBGgPkDpsc https://youtu.be/-q15tCqNi34

#TBT | Tour Highlights of ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’ at National Gallery West

#TBT | Caribbean In Motion School Tour Highlights

 #TBT ● This week’s throwback features highlights from our Caribbean In Motion Exhibition School tours. It was an absolute pleasure to have welcomed some of Jamaica’s young minds into our space to experience animations from animators around the Caribbean. The exhibition highlighted animations and illustrations by Makesi Aquan, Danielle Blaize, Mathew Hudson, Alison Latchman, Anieph Latchman, Wendell McShine, Khia Poitier, Ansar Sattar, Steven Schmid and Marlo Scott.
Caribbean in Motion opened for viewing at National Gallery West in October 2016.


#MakeArtMondays | Popsicle Sticks Puzzle

Make a popsicle stick puzzle with your kids! It’s especially interesting for all the popsicle lovers out there. It’s a fun project and an activity, that will keep the kids occupied and will also cut down on waste. You may use the wider sticks to create a puzzle as well and you’re free to make it as large as you want.

*Parental Supervision is Required*

“Ibiza” by Infraction https://bit.ly/3fclLKp

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