Exhibitions

Throwback Thursday

#TBT | Today’s throwback features a snapshot taken during a group tour of the inaugural ‘Due West’ exhibition in 2019. Here, guests were viewing a video installation titled ‘Dancehall Duel’ by one of the 14 featured artists in the exhibition, Robin Clare.

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To read more about our Due West exhibition, visit our blog www.nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com

#TBT | St. James Prep. Visit to NGW

Today’s #TBT post features a group shot of students and their teachers from St. James Preparatory School after their tour of David Gumbs, ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’ interactive installation. ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’ was featured in The Jamaica Biennial 2017 which was the National Gallery of Jamaica’s flagship exhibition, shown at three locations, namely at the National Gallery and Devon House in Kingston and at National Gallery West in Montego Bay.

To read more about the Jamaica Biennial 2017 and David Gumbs ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms, visit: https://nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/jamaica-biennial-2017-at-national-gallery-west-features-david-gumbs-xing-wang-video-installation/

#TBT | Seven Women Artists

Today’s throwback highlights a snapshot of artist and Lecturer, Prudence Lovell at the opening reception of the abridged version of ‘Explorations 3 – Seven Women Artists exhibition infront of her featured artwork, ‘Untitled (Connected III)’, 2015 at National Gallery West in 2015.

Visit National Gallery of Jamaica’s blog to read more.
https://nationalgalleryofjamaica.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/explorations-3-seven-women-artists-prudence-lovell/

#TBT | Student Visitors

TBT | Today’s throwback features a snapshot of students from Chetwood Primary who frequently visited NGW after school to view our exhibitions in 2015. Here, they were intrigued by Miriam Hinds-Smith – Of Treasures and Torment (2008) artwork which was featured in our Seven Women Artists exhibition which was open for viewing in 2015.

#TBT | Hanover Preparatory visit to NGW

TBT | Today’s throwback highlights a snapshot of little visitors from the Hanover Pre & Preparatory School post their tour of our Xaymaca: Nature and the Landscape in Jamaican Art exhibition which opened for viewing in May 2015.
To read more about Xaymaca: Nature and the Landscape in Jamaican Art, visit our blog: www.nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com

#TBT | Visitors from SFCN

TBT ● Today’s throwback features a snapshot of reporters from South Florida Caribbean News accompanied by Kirk White from the Jamaica Tourist Board, posing with Assistant Curator, Monique Gilpin (left) for a photo op, after their tour of the second staging of our past Due West exhibition in March 2019.

#TBT | Japanese Cruise Tour

TBT | Today’s throwback back is a snapshot of a group of visitors from a Japanese cruise who were elated to soak up the culture while in Montego Bay, posing next to Kimani Beckford’s ‘Affirmation’ painting after viewing the ‘Affirmation Tour’ Exhibition in 2019.

#TBT | Chetwood Primary School Visit

This week’s throwback highlights a snapshot of students from Chetwood Primary School, posing with life after their tour of the Caribbean in Motion exhibition.  Caribbean in Motion: Improving Lives through Artistry and Animation, an exhibition of work by Caribbean animators, was presented in Jamaica in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). 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 and opened for viewing at National Gallery West in October 2016.