Art

#MakeArtMondays | Dice Games

The benefits of playing dice games for kids are many! Playing these games will expose kids to the wonders of probability, put math calculation skills to use, improve visual perception and manual dexterity. Not only that, while playing dice games, your children will be improving their social skills. They will need to learn patience, turn taking and good sportsmanship! Enjoy!

Music by Matt Escape – Modern beats https://www.youtube.com/c/mattescape

#TBT | Due West 2019 Highlights

TBT ● This week’s throwback features highlights from the official opening of our second staging of our Due West exhibition in January 2019. Due West is an initiative aimed at discovering and showcasing the work of artists who live or are from Western Jamaica. After adjudication, 14 artists represented by a mixture of paintings, photography, audio visual art, Fibre art, mixed media and Sculpture, were selected: Indie Allen, Greg Bailey, Krystal Ball, Esther Chin, Andrea Jadusingh, Kate Moyston, Andrew Duhaney, P.J. Stewart, Ivorhod Walters and Trisannia Watson.

#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.

#TBT | Special Guest at NGW

#TBT● Today’s throwback features highlights of a special visit from Curator of the Liverpool Biennial, Manuela Moscoso, as she explored the Affirmation Exhibition alongside our Chief Curator, O’Neil Lawrence and AssistantCurator, Monique Gilpin. (@affirmation_tour).
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#MakeArtMondays | Jamaica’s National Hero Bookmark

This week’s craft pays homage to those who advocated and fought for our rights. We commemorate Jamaica’s National Hero’s by making bookmarks. Having a bookmark that reminds you of the power and freedom gained through educating one’s self is empowering in itself.

*Parental Supervision Required*

►This track: https://inaudio.org/track/early-morning/

#TBT | Twins of Twins Visit to NGW

Today’s #TBT features snapshots of comedians and Dancehall sensations, Patrick “Curly Lox” Gaynor and Paul “Tu-Lox” Gaynor more popularly known as Twins of Twins visit to National Gallery West during their tour of the Spiritual Yards exhibition in 2018.