Sanctifying: Guide Their Way Home Nov 29, 2022

Join us on Tuesday November 29, 2022 at 3pm for Sanctifying: Guide Their Way Home by Laura Facey featuring Melda Darling and the St. Ann Senior Citizens Cultural Group.

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PART IV: Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure, Film Screening Series

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GRAND FINALE: On Friday, October 28, 2022, the National Gallery of Jamaica will complete the Kingsotn Biennial 2022: Pressure film screening series with short film “Out of Many” by Rebecca Williams and feature-length documentary, “Four Days in May” by Junior Wedderburn & Deborah Thomas.

Join us for Part IV of the Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure film screening series curated by Filmmaker Storm Saulter on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers moderated by Isis Semaj-Hall. See you at the AC Hotel Kingston.

NGJ Welcomes His Imperial Highness, Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie & Delegation

From Left to Right: His Imperial Highness, Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie, The Hon. Olivia Grange, C.D., M.P., Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport; Ms Roxanne Silent, Senior Director, NGJ.

Friday, October 14, 2022 NGJ’s Senior Director, Roxanne Silent, Chief Curator, O’Neil Lawrence & Senior Curator, Monique Barnett of National Gallery of Jamaica welcomed and provided a guided tour of the Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure exhibition to His Imperial Highness, Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie.

Along for the tour were The Honourable Olivia Grange, C.D., M.P. and members of His Imperial Highness’ delegation.

PART III: Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure, Film Screening Series

Up next in the screening series is short film “MADA” by Joseph Elmhirst and “Black Mother” an award-winning documentary film by filmmaker, Khalik Allah.

Join us for Part III of the Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure film screening series curated by Filmmaker Storm Saulter on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Short and feature length filmmakers showcase and discuss their works with you at AC Hotel Kingston.

Tickets available on Eventbrite.

See you there.

NGJ Welcomes The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, O.N., P.C., M.P.

From Left to Right: The Hon. Olivia Grange, C.D., M.P., Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport; The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, O.N., P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Jamaica; Ms Roxanne Silent, Senior Director, NGJ; Mr. O’Neil Lawrence, Chief Curator, NGJ.

Thursday, September 8, 2022, NGJ’s Senior Director, Roxanne Silent, and Chief Curator, O’Neil Lawrence welcomed and provided a guided tour of the Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure exhibition to The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, O.N., P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Jamaica.

Along with the Kingston Biennial exhibition tour, the day’s proceedings also included presentations to The Honourable Olivia Grange, C.D., M.P. and The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, O.N., P.C., M.P., by the David Boxer Estate through the Onyx Foundation.

Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure, Film Screening Series [PART 2/4]

RECAP & ANNOUNCEMENT:

Friday, August 26, 2022 marked the successful staging of Part 2 of the 4-Part Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure Film Screening Series, curated by Storm Saulter, with venue at Official Hotel Partner, AC Hotel Kingston.

Featuring Jamaican premieres of films ‘Winston’ by Tanya Taylor, and ‘Right Near the Beach’ by Gibrey Allen, the audience was led to assess how the Jamaican society, deals with loss, heinous crimes and more specifically, hate crimes.

The post-analysis was conducted by Isis Semaj-Hall and based on audience participation we believe that the intent of each film was appreciated and embraced.

The National Gallery of Jamaica was honoured to have these films showcased under the Kingston Biennial Pressure theme.

Be sure to mark Friday, September 30th on your calendars for Part 3 of the Pressure Film Screening Series, with RSVPs being taken as early as Friday, September 23, via Eventbrite only.

Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure is an art exhibition at the National Gallery of Jamaica, featuring the works of 24 local and diaspora artists around the Jamaican idiom ‘Pressure.’