Saturday Art-Time, the National Gallery of Jamaica’s premier child art programme resumed its second term, on Saturday, January 13, 2018 and will run until March 24, 2018.

Coordinated for youngsters from ages 8 to 15 years old, Saturday Art-Time is a weekly series of art-making workshops. It seeks to provide an opportunity for its young participants to immerse themselves into the world of art and art-making, within the environment of the National Gallery of Jamaica, the largest public art museum in the English-speaking Caribbean. The programme has been highly subscribed by its participants and their families, as well as by school groups from a variety of social backgrounds.

Staple art-making offerings for this term will include drawing, painting, assemblage, collage and animation. The workshops are being offered free of charge and will be held every Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the National Gallery. The Saturday Art-Time programme is funded by the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education fund (CHASE). Registration forms are available at the National Gallery. For more information, contact the National Gallery’s Education Department at 922-1561 / 3 (Lime landline) or 618-0654 / 5 (Digicel fixed line) or via e-mail at

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