Take Home Jamaican Art for Christmas!

Miniature Shanties by Eddie Harris

The National Gallery Gift Shop is an integral part of the National Gallery of Jamaica experience. Just like the museum, the gift shop allows visitors to discover and learn about appreciating Jamaican art. It is the ideal place to shop for your Christmas gifts and to support Jamaican artists and the National Gallery in the process.

The gift shop has a great selection of goods and gift items for every taste and budget, with decorative accessories and art, as well as exclusive jewellery, made by local designers. We also have a wide selection of books on Jamaican and Caribbean art and culture, as well as many high quality publications developed by the Gallery staff of art historians and designers over the years, and children’s books. We also carry a large selection of art reproduction posters and greeting cards, many of which feature works of art from our collections.

Ceramics by Andranique Morgan

The National Gallery Gift Shop regularly updates its offerings and we are pleased to introduce some of our newest products. Handmade coin purses, clutches and backpacks created by Edna Manley College graduate Khristina Godfrey under her Heavymannaz brand are show stoppers. There are also miniature vernacular shacks and shanties of the island made by Eddie Harris, who was recently featured by the Observer as part of Design Week.

New publications in the gift shop include, “Usain Bolt: Legend,” by the Gleaner Company (Media) Limited and “Dewdrop” by Courtney Hogarth. Leonia McKoy and Andranique Morgan have added great products to our ceramics collection and Carol Campbell, Reve, The Girl and the Magpie, and Purple Jade have supplied exquisite new jewellery designs.

Handmade Clutch by Khristina Godfrey/Heavymannaz

There’s always something new at the gift shop so visit us today and support brand Jamaica, with your purchase of a unique, one-of-a kind gift item that will show your loved ones that you care. Revenue earned from the Gift Shop helps to support the National Gallery of Jamaica’s education and exhibition programmes.

The Gift Shop is open Tuesdays to Thursdays, from 10 am to 4:30 pm and on Fridays from 10 am to 4 pm. On Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm and every last Sunday of the month from 11 am to 4 pm.

Ceramics by Leonia McKoy

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Mother’s Day Sale

 

Your Mother deserves the best and the best place to shop for her special gifts is the National Gallery Gift Shop. We have a wide variety of fine Jamaican made gift items that will help you to show your appreciation and put a smile on her face. For this coming Mother’s Day, we are offering 15% off purchases JA$4,000 and over, plus a FREE gift. What are you waiting for? Visit us today for this exciting promotion which runs from May 11 – 13, 2017.

The Gift Shop is open Tuesdays to Thursdays, from 10 am to 4:30 pm and on Fridays from 10 am to 4 pm. On Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm and every last Sunday of the month from 11 am to 4 pm. Gift shop sales support Jamaican artists and help to fund the programmes of the National Gallery.

National Gallery Christmas Cards 2016

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Who’s on your Christmas card list this year? Visit the National Gallery Gift Shop today for high quality and affordable holiday greeting cards that will help you to keep in touch with loved ones near and far.

This holiday season, the NGJ Gift Shop celebrates over one century of Jamaican art with 24 holiday greeting cards, featuring richly printed reproductions of paintings and photography selected from the National Art Collection.

Our 2016 selection has works by modern Jamaican artists Carl Abrahams, Michael Lester, Karl Parboosingh, Allan ‘Zion’ Johnson, Mallica “Kapo” Reynolds, Gaston Tabois, Barrington Watson and Osmond Watson. The selection also includes pre-twentieth century and turn-of-the-century artists Isaac Mendes Belisario, Adolphe Duperly and Sons, as well as, Joseph Bartholomew Kidd.

These artworks, which have continually captured the hearts and imaginations of visitors to our museum, portray riveting and exquisite depictions of beautiful landscapes, cityscapes and portraits.

The National Gallery Gift Shop also offers an assortment of fine, Jamaican-made merchandise, including: jewellery, prints, paintings, photographs, postcards, handcrafted woodwork items, T-shirts, ceramics, aromatic spa products and home décor.

There is something for everyone!

We are open Tuesdays to Thursdays, from 10 am to 4:30 pm and on Fridays from 10 am to 4 pm. On Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm and every last Sunday of the month from 11 am to 4 pm.

The Gift Shop plays an important role in supporting the education and exhibition programmes of the National Gallery of Jamaica and your patronage is very much appreciated.

Christmas Shopping at the NGJ Gift Shop

Are you in search of the perfect holiday gift to show your family and friends that you care? Look no further than the National Gallery of Jamaica Gift Shop, which offers a wide selection of fine gift items to suit every personality and budget.

Send Holiday wishes and New Year cheer with our exclusive greeting cards featuring iconic works of art from the National Gallery’s permanent collection. This season, we are excited to offer three new popular Jamaican artworks from our national collection as Christmas cards, available with pre-printed holiday greetings or blank. The new cards feature artwork by celebrated Jamaican artists Gaston Tabois, Albert Huie and Colin Garland. These artists have created beautiful visualizations in paint that depict the Jamaican landscape, people and imagination.

Intuitive (self – taught) artist, Gaston Tabois’ Road Menders (1956); Albert Huie’s Noontime (1943) and the centre panel of In the Beautiful Caribbean (1974) by Colin Garland are the works selected. We are also pleased to offer Red Set Girls, and Jack-in-the-Green (1837) by pre-twentieth century artist, Isaac Mendes Belisario, courtesy of The Hon. Maurice W. Facey and Mrs. Valerie Facey collection.

Also new in our Gift Shop are impressive masks created by the multi-dimensional artist, Nakazzi Hutchinson and matted colour as well as black and white photographs by fine art photographer, Donnette Zacca, who was awarded the Silver Musgrave Medal this year by the Institute of Jamaica.

The National Gallery Gift Shop offers an assortment of fine, Jamaican-made merchandise, including: jewellery, prints, paintings, photographs, postcards, handcrafted woodwork items, T-shirts, ceramics, aromatic spa products, and home décor, which are designed and produced by local artists, designers and crafts producers. Revenue earned from the Gift Shop helps to support the National Gallery of Jamaica’s education and exhibition programmes.

The Gift Shop is open Tuesdays to Thursdays, from 10 am to 4:30 pm and on Fridays from 10 am to 4 pm. On Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm and every last Sunday of the month from 11 am to 4 pm.

Celebrate Mothers

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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 gift options available in time for May 10.

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Art Greeting Cards:

The Gift Shop carries a wide variety of blank greeting cards with art works from celebrated artists including: Barrington Watson, Herbie Rose, Edna Manley and Milton Messam. Personalise your Mother’s Day gift with a message on one of our art cards.

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Handmade Fine Jewellery:

We have an assortment of unique handmade jewellery to suit all budgets and styles. Pamper your Mother with eye-catching pieces from our jewellery collection that includes pieces from talented Jamaican Designers/Goldsmiths: Reve, Purple Jade, Patchwork Lily, Carol Campbell and The Girl and the Magpie. Continue reading

Gifts from the ‘Art’: New Christmas Cards and Posters in the NGJ Giftshop

Christmas Cards 2014Make the National Gallery of Jamaica Gift Shop your destination this season for all your holiday needs. As is now customary, we have selected a number of popular Jamaican art works from our collection to offer as Christmas Cards. The new cards feature work by Samere Tansley, Osmond Watson, Mallica “Kapo” Reynolds, J.B. Kidd and Karl Parboosingh, and are available with pre-printed holiday greetings and blank.

“We are also pleased to launch our latest selection of art prints inspired by the National Gallery’s fortieth anniversary,” said Michka McCreath, Gift Shop Manager. In 1990, the National Gallery received major works from one of the most important private collection of the 1960s and 1970s, from well-known art patron A.D Scott. From this collection, we selected Barrington Watson’s “Athlete’s Nightmare II (1966),” Carl Abrahams’ “Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah (c.1965),” and Karl Parboosingh’s “Young Mothers (c.1965),” as the perfect prints to send warm wishes to everyone on your shopping list.

In addition, the new collection also features Renee Cox’s “Red Coat (2006)” and Osmond Watson’s “City Life (1968),” from the NGJ collection. Another favourite, Colin Garland’s “Kore (1996)” from the Aaron and Marjorie Matalon Collection, another major donation to the NGJ, is also available.

The NGJ Gift Shop offers a wide range of other fine gift items suitable for all budgets. As part of the opening week of activities for the Jamaica Biennial 2014, the NGJ Gift Shop will be open every day from December 7 to 14 with extended hours until 6pm.

The Gift Shop plays an important role in supporting the education and exhibition programmes of the National Gallery and your patronage is very much appreciated.