#TBT | Florence Hall Academy
Today’s throwback highlights little visitors and winners from Florence Hall Academy, holding their prizes after their participation in our Art Supply Initiative at National Gallery West in February.
Easter Closure Notice
Please be advised that we will be closed in observance of the upcoming Easter Holidays.
#TBT | Harrison Memorial Prep Visit NGW
#TBT | Today’s throwback highlights a group of Harrison Memorial Preparatory School students during their tour of one of our past exhibitions, ‘The Art of Jamaican Sculpture’ in 2015.
#TBT | BTS – ‘Marcia Biggs: Impressions of Life’ Exhibition
#TBT | Today’s throwback highlights a snapshot of behind the scenes preparation for the opening of “Marcia Biggs: Impressions of Life” exhibition which opened for viewing at National Gallery West in 2016.
#TBT | International Guests at our Kapo Exhibition
Today’s throwback is a snapshot of a group of international visitors posing for a group shot with Assistant Curator, Monique Gilpin after an illuminating tour of ‘Selections from the National Collection – Mallica ‘Kapo’ Reynolds’ exhibition, which opened for viewing at National Gallery West in October 2017.
#TBT | Throwback Thursday
Today’s throwback features a snapshot of our Assistant Curator on tour with a group of visitors to Jamaica from one of many cruise ship lines to arrive at our ports here in Montego Bay. They received an insightful tour of the ‘Spiritual Yards: Selections from the Wayne & Myrene Cox Collection’ exhibition in early 2018.
Spiritual Yards explored how many of the self-taught, popular artists – or “Intuitives,” as they are now conventionally called in Jamaica – have their roots in religious and spiritual practices such as Revival and Rastafari. Several of these artists have produced or contributed to so-called “spiritual yards,” or sacred spaces that feature ritual and symbolic objects and images that are meant engage or represent the spirits, which was either the start of their artistic practice or remained as its main focus.
To read more about the ‘Spiritual Yards’ exhibition, visit our blog www.nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com
HOLIDAY CLOSURE NOTICE
National Gallery West will be closed to the public on the following days during this festive season. Come and see our current exhibition or book a visit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
#TBT | Albion Primary School – Visit to NGW
#TBT | Today’s throwback highlights a snapshot of young bright minds from Albion Primary, posing for a photo after their tour of Selections from the National Collection: Mallica ‘Kapo’ Reynolds exhibition in 2017.
REIMAGINATION – The Works of Albert Artwell
NOW OPEN FOR VIEWING
National Gallery West is pleased to present its new exhibition which is now open for viewing at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre, ‘Reimagination – The Works of Albert Artwell’ curated by the Chief Curator, O’Neil Lawrence. The exhibition features sixteen (16) of Artwell’s paintings and it represents a collective of works that speak to his personal worldview and the prevailing politics of Rastafari.
National Gallery West is open from Mondays – Saturdays, 9am – 4pm.
Visit http://www.montegobayculturalcentre.org for rates and to book a tour today.