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#MakeArtMondays | Illusion

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.

Music by: Music provided by Pavetraxx – Audio Library for Content Creators: https://www.youtube.com/c/Pavetraxx

#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/

#MakeArtMondays | Mother’s Day Card

No matter how much thought you put into a gift for your mom or grandmother, no Mother’s Day present is complete without a card.

Parental Supervisor Required*

Song: Scandinavianz – Joyride Music provided by Vlog

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#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

#MakeArtMondays | Easter Bunny Craft

Let’s celebrate the festive season with some cute Bunny Crafts for Easter, using craft supplies you have!

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#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.