This Sunday June 30, 2019 is the International Reggae Poster Contest (IRPC) Poster Auction of selected international entries from the 2018 competition and special contributions, including a limited edition serigraph from IRPC co-founder, the late Michael ‘Freestylee’ Thompson. The proceeds from the auction will go to the Alpha Institute School of Music on 26 South Camp Road.
Below is a link to the catalogue of posters up for bidding.
The auction begins promptly at 2:30pm, following a live music performance by Sparrow Martin and The Skasonics at 1:30pm, all of whom are alumni of the vocational institution.
On Saturday June 29, 2019 there will be a related event, Downtown Top Rankin’ at F&B Downtown. There will be a viewing of the limited edition serigraph by IRPC founder Michael Thompson from 8pm – 10pm, as well live painting of the work by 3 artists. These will also be available for purchase during the auction this Last Sundays.
The National Gallery of Jamaica will be open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. As per usual on Last Sundays, admission is free, but contributions to our Donations Box, located in the lobby, are appreciated. These donations help to fund our in house exhibitions and our Last Sundays programming. The National Gallery’s Gift Shop and Coffee Shop will be open for business.
This exhibition has been sponsored by: MBJ Airports Ltd. and Paperboy JA, the exhibition’s printing partner, with support from: Freestyle, It’s Just Me, Graphic Art News and Alpha Institute.