Looking for a fun and easy activity for your child or children to do as a fast finisher activity? Try optical illusion art with your kids! Not only is this piece of art simple to create, but you don’t need fancy materials to make it.
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.
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.
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 | 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 ● 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.
This pocket folding fan is so easy to make and folds up perfectly to store in a pocket on a hot day. It is such a unique and fun craft idea for kids! They can decorate the front with simple artwork and then secure it with popsicle sticks & a rubber band!
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.