NGJ Last Sundays: October 28, 2012

The National Gallery of Jamaica is pleased to announce the continuation of its monthly “Last Sundays” programme and will again be open to the public Sunday, October 28 from 11 am to 4 pm.

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Barrington Watson Lecture – October 13, 2011

On Thursday, October 13, 2011, the Jamaican master artist Barrington Watson presented a major public lecture at the NGJ. This lecture was presented as part of the Rex Nettleford Arts Conference,  a project of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts on which the NGJ collaborated.

We are now pleased to present video footage of the lecture:

Part 1

Part 2

Selected Questions


NGJ to Host Barrington Watson Lecture on October 13

Barrington Watson - Washer Women (1966), Collection: National Gallery of Jamaica

The National Gallery of Jamaica, in association with the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts and on the occasion of the Rex Nettleford Arts Conference, is pleased to present a public lecture by Jamaican Master Artist Professor the Honourable Barrington Watson, CD, OJ on Thursday, October 13. The lecture will start at 2 pm and is held at the National Gallery of Jamaica, 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C, Kingston (entrance on Orange Street). Professor Watson will speak about his life and work and his views on art in Jamaica. The lecture is free and open to the public and all interested persons are cordially invited.

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