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Jamaicans Exhibit at MUSE in Miami Art Week



Jamaican artist Michelle Drummond is among 15 Caribbean artists exhibiting at the 3rd MUSE Modern and Contemporary Art Fair at the 2019 Art Basel and Miami Art Week.  The exhibition is open to the public daily 11-am to 8pm through December 7th, and 11am to 5pm on December 8th at the Gates Hotel South Beach 2360 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139. An opening reception for the exhibition was a fundraiser for Bahamian artists who were hurt by Hurricane Dorian. Drummond will showcase her fine art collection, which is three dimensional and reflects her less than privileged upbringing. Other Jamaicans featured are Eligaj Mzilikase and Charley Carlos Palmer.

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