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FREE SATURDAYS AT NATIONAL GALLERY

 

Admission to the National Gallery of Jamaica is free every Saturday in July and August from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. In addition to current exhibitions, the Gallery has several permanent collections on display, including one on Edna Manley and one on Kapo.

The Gallery also hosts Last Sundays in both months, which features entertainment, and its Summer Exhibition opens July 30. That will exhibit works by emerging artists and established ones.

Art Bytes

Jamaican Herb Robinson is one of 14 photographers in the Whitney Museum’s exhibition, Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop. The show chronicles the early work o

Camille Chedda has won a Stay Home Artist Residency, a five-month program that supports 24 cultural practitioners, artists and creative entrepreneurs.

The Windrush generation is in vogue again. Now a walkway on the Tilbury Bridge that they used on arrival in the UK, has been turned into an art installation to honour them.

Unbroken, the docu-film based on amputee Laron Williamson’s attempt to qualify for the Jamaican Paralympic team, won Best Documentary Short Film at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

To commemorate the Windrush generation, Hackney will unveil two sculptures next year.

London-born fashion designer Grace Wales Bonner’s Jamaican roots were on full-display during Highsnobiety’s ‘Not In Paris’ exhibit.

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