Please Note

It has been brought to our attention that your experience at jamaicaculture.org may be somewhat limited because of your browser.Hopefully you will understand that at JCA we only want the best for you and use an alternative browser. We promise our recommendations are faster and more secure. If you want to see this webpage as intended, please use a standards compliant browser such as
Mozilla Firefox

Home

Main Menu

JCA

Communities

Links

CONTRIBUTIONS

Mr. Devon Harris

Yawd Chat!!!

Blog Updates

  • CULTURE & MORE »

  • NEWS & NOTICES »

  • In Retrospect – Section 5: NEW ROUTES

    Here is the fifth major text panel in the In Retrospect: 40 Years of the National Gallery of Jamaica exhibition, which continues until November 15: This section explores how the National Gallery has responded—and in many ways contributed—to the new directions that are currently emerging in Jamaican art, which is characterized by a bold contemporary […]

  • Last Sundays: September 28, 2014, featuring in Retrospect and Barre None

    The National Gallery’s Last Sundays programme for September 2014 is scheduled for Sunday, September 28, from 11 am to 4 pm, and will feature the In Retrospect: 40 Years of the National Gallery of Jamaica exhibition and a dance performance, titled Soulscaping, by the Barre None Dance Collective. The In Retrospect: 40 Years of the […]

  • In Retrospect – Section 4: ALTERNATE TRAJECTORIES

    Here is the fourth major text panel from the present In Retrospect: 40 Years of the National Gallery of Jamaica exhibition, along with the more detailed text panels from the Ceramics and Photography sections. This section explores some of the alternatives to and departures from the art-historical narrative and artistic hierarchies the National Gallery articulated […]

  • Saturday Art Time Resumes on September 20

    The National Gallery of Jamaica is delighted to announce the resumption of its innovative child art programme, Saturday Art Time, on Saturday September 20, 2014. The programme, which has been active since September 2009, consists of a range of gallery-based art workshops for children from ages 8 to 15 years old. Participants are taught a […]

  • In Retrospect: Section 3 – JAMAICAN ART 1922-1982

    Here is the third sectional text panel in the In Retrospect: 40 Years of the National Gallery of Jamaica exhibition, which continues until November 15. The Jamaican Art 1922-1982 exhibition, which was a collaboration between the National Gallery and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, was the first and most ambitious survey of Jamaican art […]

  • In Retrospect – Section 2: SEMINAL EXHIBITIONS

    Here is the second sectional text panel from the In Retrospect: 4o Years of the National Gallery of Jamaica exhibition: In the years following its establishment, the National Gallery staged three exhibitions that were instrumental in articulating a Jamaican art history: Five Centuries of Art in Jamaica (1976) was the first major survey exhibition organized […]

  • Chikungunya (Chik-V) In Jamaica

    Over the last few weeks, few issues have been as topical as the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus in Jamaica. In fact, (and sadly so) it has reached the

  • Jamaica Attorneys - How To Find the Best Ones

    Tips for Finding the Best Jamaica Attorneys for Your Legal Matters

  • Get Featured! Promote Your Jamaican Business FREE

    Get Featured and promote your Jamaican business free

  • Is Jamaica Safe (My response)

    Hello Wellesley: Thank you for sharing your Island Jamaica with me, Jamaica is a beautiful Island and maybe one of the most beautiful country for visit

  • Jamaica Inn Resort - Experience True Serenity & Luxurious Charm

    Experience the Serenity and Charm of the Jamaica Inn Resort in Ocho Rios

  • "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 »

    Purchase tickets here

  • 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

    Read More »

  • 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

    Read More »


  • Third Annual Long Island Caribbean American International Festival

    Update: May 2012

    View Here »

  • Portland Railway

    Jamaica and its rail road history

    Update: June 20, 2011

    Read More »

  • Montego Bay sign

    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 »

  • Montego Bay sign

    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 »

  • Montego Bay sign

    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

    Read More »

  • 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 »

Information

The Jamaica Cultural Alliance (JCA) promotes global awareness, education and exchange of Caribbean/West Indianarts culture and history

Contacts
5510 Edgewood Pl. #2, Los Angeles, CA 90019
Tel: 323/692-0423
email: JCA@jamaicaculture.org
Policies

Read our Privacy Policy. Report problems with the website to the webmaster.