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  • Looking Back – the Jamaica Biennial 2014

    We are pleased to present this exciting short video documentary which was contributed by Tristan Galand. It reflects on the 2014 Jamaica Biennial, which was in its closing week when the footage was shot, and  focuses on four artists, Camille Chedda, Sheena Rose, Phillip Thomas and Ebony G. Patterson, who present their reflections on the […]

  • Coming Up – Explorations 3: Seven Women Artists

    The Explorations III: Seven Women Artists exhibition, which will open at the NGJ on Sunday, May 31, asks the question whether any concept of women’s art is relevant in Jamaica today – it is part of our Explorations series, which examines the big themes and issues in Jamaican art, the first of which was Natural […]

  • Celebrate Mothers

    Show your Mother how special she is this Mother’s Day with exquisite gifts from the National Gallery of Jamaica Gift Shop. To help you express your love and gratitude, we are offering 5 – 15% off purchases over $5,000, plus a FREE gift for you. We are excited to share with you some of the […]

  • “Xaymaca: Nature and the Landscape in Jamaican Art” Exhibition to Open at National Gallery West on May 8

    Originally posted on National Gallery West:
    National Gallery West, the National Gallery of Jamaica’s new branch at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre, Sam Sharpe Square, is pleased to present its new exhibition, Xaymaca: Nature and the Landscape in Jamaican Art, which is scheduled to open to the public on Friday, May 8. Taking the Taino…

  • Last Sundays, April 26, 2015, featuring BLACK as COLE

    The National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sundays event for April 26, 2015 will feature a performance by the band BLACK as COLE. Brainchild of songstress Cecile Black and bassist Craig Cole, BLACK as COLE’s performance style is a fusion of different genres: Alternative, Blues, Gospel, R&B, Reggae/Dub-Rock which they have integrated into a base component […]

  • WHAT WE HAVE IN STORE FOR YOU – UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

    Now that the Jamaica Biennial 2014 is behind us, we are pleased to let you know what we have in store for the rest of the year, in terms of exhibitions. The first major exhibition will be Explorations III: Seven Women Artists, which is scheduled to open on May 31 and features work by Kereina […]

  • Montego Bay Resorts Jamaica - The Top 50 Hotels In Montego Bay, Jamaica!

    Montego Bay Resorts Jamaica: Here are the top 50, the very best ones!

  • Great Trips to Negril West End!

    So for so many years we come to Negril, Jamaica! We started over 20 years ago at Foote Prints. Felt loved and cared for! Went on lots of wonderful trip

  • First Trip To Jamaica

    My first trip to Jamaica was a wonderful one! At first I was kind of skeptical when I heard of the crime rate. But I stayed in Mandeville which seemed

  • Welcome To White House Jamaica

    Welcome to the friendly town of White House Jamaica!

  • Direct Flights To Negril Jamaica - Your Best Options

    Can you get cheap flights to Negril Jamaica? We answer the question here.

  • JCA proudly presents and evening at the theatre featruing Debra Ehrhardt's new and improved Jamaica Farewell

    Date: Sat Dec 13th @5pm. Reception Starting @4pm

    Place: Santa Monica Playhouse 1211 4th St, Santa Monica

    Tickets: $35.00 RSVP 323-692-0423

    Purchase tickets : Jamaica Farewell

  • "Must see". Garth Fagan, The Talented choreographer

    October 3rd 4th and 5th

    Place: . The Ebony Reparatory Theatre. 20% discount, see PROMO CODE Read More »

    Get Tickets Here

  • JCA 16th Annual Tea Party "Reclaiming a legacy"

    July 13, 2014

    Place: . Tele: 323-692-0424 or dorothy@jamaicaculture.org Read More »

  • JCA 15th Annual Tea Party "Reclaiming a legacy Celebrating Anansi"

    July 14, 2013

    Place: Beverly Hills Country Club 3084 Motor Avenue Los Angeles, California 90064. Tele: 323-692-0424 or dorothy@jamaicaculture.org Read More » Go to website »

  • The new world's first successful freedom fighters

    Saturday, August 3, 2013 3:00pm

    flim by: Roy T. Anderson View »

  • Dr. Olive Lewin is Dead

    Musicologist and social anthropologist Dr Olive Lewin, founder of the Jamaica Folk Singers, died this evening at the University Hospital of the West Indies. Read More »

  • Fly Air Jamaica

    Fly Jamaica

    September 20, 2012

    Fledgling Fly Jamaica Airways last week completed a flawless test flight from Kingston, Jamaica to Georgetown, Guyana to fulfill one of the major requirements in earning its local and international civil aviation certification... Read More »

  • Jamaica Lives to the world

    'Jamaica Lives' To the world

    Published: Sunday | July 29, 2012

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  • Tea Party Poster

    Jamaica 14th Annual Tea Party Reflections

    Place: Beverly Hills Country Club, 3084 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90064.

    Tickets:$55.00

    RSVP: by July 2nd to Dorothy Mcleod at 323.692,0423 or dorothy@jamaicaculture.org

    Read More »

  • Bernard Hoyes

    Visual Master Bernard Hoyes' Art Comes Alive In "Seven Paintings, A Story in Performance" An Interdisciplinary Artistic Production at the Ford Amphitheatre on Sunday, August 5, 2012

    Update: May 22, 2012

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  • Third Annual Long Island Caribbean American International Festival

    Update: May 2012

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  • Portland Railway

    Jamaica and its rail road history

    Update: June 20, 2011

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    The Thirteenth Annual Tea Party

    Date: Sunday, July 10,2011

    Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm


    Place: Beverly Hills Country Club, 3084 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90064.

    Tickets:$55.00

    RSVP: by July 2nd to Dorothy Mcleod at 323.692,0423 or dorothy@jamaicaculture.org

    Special Guest: Actor/Comedian: Rawle D. Lewis of Cool Runnings fame Read More »

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    Caribbean American International Festival

    Update: April 16, 2011

    Celebrating Caribbean heritage month at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Amphitheathre, Eisenhower Park East Meadow Long Island & Saturday, June 18, 2011 Download PDF »

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    Guest Editorial: Professor Saine Uncovers A New Jamaica

    January 27, 2011

    Jamaica: Not as seen on Western News Media. Read More » View Source »

  • A little walk down Jamaica's Memory Lane

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  • Mr. Sonny Bradshaw

    20th Annual Jamaica Ocho Rios International Jazz Festival 2010 "JAZZ-THE-REAL-DEAL"

    June 12-20,2010

    The 20th Jamaica Ocho Rios International Jazz Festival is being staged by the Sonny Bradshaw Foundation, Myrna Hague being one of three directors, as its major fund-raising event. The intention is to raise money to support young musicians, preferably trumpeters, who are serious about their craft. Both the foundation and the 2010 staging of the festival will be launched on April 28. Read More »

  • Sonny Bradshaw: "dean" of Jamaican music

    October 16,2009

    Sonny Bradshaw deserved fully the names “dean of Jamaican music” and the “musician’s musician” by which he was widely known. Although he is associated mainly with the trumpet, Bradshaw also played the piano, clarinet, trombone and saxophone, and was a noted composer, arranger, producer, radio broadcaster and music journalist, creator of commercials and a teacher. He was awarded his country’s Order of Distinction for his contribution to Jamaican music. Read More »

  • Rex Nettleford- Guardian of our crossroads

    February 10,2010

    The first time I met Rex Nettleford was when he came to our Kingston high school in 1968, around the time of the Rodney uprising, to speak to our sixth form about black power. I don't remember what he said, because I didn't understand it. Read More »

  • Icon lost -Mr. Golding and Mrs. Simpson Miller mourn Nettleford

    February 3,2010

    Jamaica lost one of its most revered cultural figures last night when Professor Rex Nettleford, vice-chancellor emeritus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) and founder of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), died, just hours before he would have celebrated his 77th birthday. Read More »

  • RIP REX- Cultural icon Prof. Nettleford dies in US

    February 3,2010

    PROFESSOR Rex Nettleford, one of Jamaica's brightest sons and a cultural icon, died in the George Washington University Intensive Care Unit last night, six days after he collapsed in his hotel room in Washington and four hours before his 77th birthday. Read More »

  • Albert Hie is dead

    February 1,2010

    JAMAICAN master painter Albert Huie died in Baltimore, Maryland yesterday after a long illness. He was 89. Read More »

  • Jamaica Music Museum- a sample of what can be

    Janurary 17,2010

    Herbie Miller stands near the middle of Jamaica's musical chronology in words, images and artefacts along the side of a partition at the Institute of Jamaica, downtown Kingston, and said "I like to call this our 22 yards of Jamaican music history." Read More »

  • Non-exclusionary approach taken to museum, Dermott Hussey donates entire collection

    January 17,2010

    The last and latest Jamaican music genre in the mini-exhibition on Jamaican music is dancehall. It is written that "perhaps the most controversial and polarising genre of Jamaican music, dancehall, currently dominates the island's musical landscape" Read More »

  • The Story of George Stiebel, Jamaica first black millionaire

    There was every indication at a very early stage that George Stiebel was destined to lead an intriguing life. Read More »

  • Portland's love story

    November 14,2009

    Patrice Wymore Flynn has two great loves: her late husband, the actor Errol Flynn, and her adopted home, Portland. Read More »

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