#TBT | Today’s throwback features a snapshot of Chief Curator, O’Neil Lawrence (right) with a guest, marveling at Archie Lindo’s ‘Irish Moss Gatherers’ c1950 at the opening reception of Explorations IV Masculinities exhibition at National Gallery West in 2015.
#TBT | Today we highlight a snap shot of the inaugural JCAY summer workshop group who were intrigued during their tour of Xaymaca: Nature and the Landscape in Jamaican Art exhibition in 2015.
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.
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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.
Today’s throwback features a snapshot of Assistant Curator and Curator of the ‘Spirit of Budhai’ Exhibition, Monique Gilpin,(left) and Chief Curator at National Gallery of Jamaica, O’Neil Lawrence, (right) posing for a photo op after a successful opening reception of the ‘Spirit of Budhai’ exhibition on November 17, 2019.
To read more about the featured artist Neville Budhai and the ‘Spirit of Budhai’ exhibition, visit the link below:-
#TBT ○ This week’s throwback highlights a snapshot of students from Mount Alvernia High School, expressing their fascination with one of the most intricate installations featured in the ‘Seven Women Artists’ exhibition, titled, ‘Grow Wings My Love Grow Wings’ created by Artist, Jasmine Thomas Girvan.
#TBT ● Today’s throwback features
a snapshot of one of our many fun moments during tours at National Gallery West. The guest to the left of Assistant Curator, Monique Gilpin, attempted to imitate her giving a guided tour of
‘The Art of Jamaican Sculpture’ exhibition. The exhibition opened at National Gallery West in 2018 and the featured works explored the rich tradition of Jamaican sculpture in the 20th and 21st Centuries. This exhibition featured critically acclaimed work by the following artists, Lawrence Edwards, Laura Facey, Christopher Gonzales, Fitz Harrack, Roy Lawrence, Edna Manley, Ronald Moody, Alvin Marriott, David Miller Snr, David Miller Jnr, Winston Patrick, Mallica ‘Kapo’ Reynolds, Namba Roy, Kay Sullivan, Osmond Watson, Ted Williams and John Doc Williamson.
To read more about The Art of Jamaican Sculpture, visit the following link: https://nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com/2018/03/18/the-art-of-jamaican-sculpture/
Today’s throwback features a candid shot of youth from Niagara Primary School in St James posing as a tour guide for a photo op next to Andrew Duhaney’s panting titled ‘Family Union’ which was featured in the second installment of our Due West exhibition in 2019.
TBT ● Today’s throwback features Highlights of our visitors immersing themselves in ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’ an Interactive Installation by Artist David Gumbs which was featured in the Jamaica Biennial 2017 exhibition at National Gallery West.
#TBT● Today’s throwback features highlights of a special visit from Curator of the Liverpool Biennial, Manuela Moscoso, as she explored the Affirmation Exhibition alongside our Chief Curator, O’Neil Lawrence and AssistantCurator, Monique Gilpin. (@affirmation_tour).