Don’t forget, Catalogues of some of our past exhibitions are available for purchase at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre’ Gift Shop! Be sure to purchase a copy on your next visit! – Our Opening hours are:- Mondays – Saturdays 9am – 4pm .
National Gallery West was pleased to present an abridged version of ‘ Explorations IV: Masculinities exhibition which was shown at the National Gallery of Jamaica in Kingston. ‘Masculinities’ opened to the public on Sunday May 1, 2016 at National Gallery West.
The exhibition explored various masculine roles and identities, and the perceptions that surround them, and how they have evolved in the Jamaican context. The exhibition included works by artists from the nineteenth century to the present, such as Isaac Mendes Belisario, Albert Huie, Osmond Watson, Barrington Watson, Rose Murray, Mallica “Kapo” Reynolds, Ebony G. Patterson, Leasho Johnson, Wade Rhoden, Peter Dean Rickards, and Vermon “Howie” Grant.
Caribbean in Motion: Improving Lives through Artistry and Animation, an exhibition of work by Caribbean animators, which 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. Caribbean in Motion opened for viewing at National Gallery West in October 2016. This exhibition debuted during FOROMIC, Latin America and the Caribbean’s most important annual event on microfinance and entrepreneurship, which will took place at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from October 24 to 26, 2016. FOROMIC is a space for business and financial innovations, and in particular a platform for microfinance, which has demonstrated that serving low-income households and small businesses is possible, sustainable and profitable. The cultural industries are an important area of focus at FOROMIC. FOROMIC is supported by the IDB and staged in association between the IDB Multilateral Investment Fund and the Jamaican Ministry of Finance and the Public Service.