Sunday, January 29, 2017

Event: “Last Sundays, January 29, 2017” - Last chance to view the Spiritual Yards Exhibition @ 11:00am to 4:00pm and Music Performance by Javada @ 1:30pm at NGJ — Jamaica, West Indies

“Last Sundays, January 29, 2017”
feat. Gallery tours; performance by Javada at NGJ
Event: “Last Sundays, January 29, 2017” - Last chance to view the Spiritual Yards Exhibition @ 11:00am to 4:00pm and Music Performance by Javada @ 1:30pm at NGJ — Jamaica, WI; Event Details – Where: National Gallery of Jamaica; Location: 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies (Entrance is on Orange Street); Tel: 1-876-922-1561, 1-876-922-1563; Fax: 1-876-922-8544; E-mail: info@natgalja.org.jm; Opening hours: Tues-Thurs: 10am to 4:30pm; Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am-3pm; Last Sundays: the NGJ is open every last Sunday of the month, normally 11am-4pm
Event Description: “The National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sundays programme for January 29, 2017, will be the last chance to see the 'Spiritual Yards Home Ground of Jamaica’s Intuitives Selections from the Wayne and Myrene Cox' exhibition, which closes on that day. There will also be a musical performance by emerging artiste Javada. Consisting entirely of works from the collection of Wayne and Myrene Cox Collection, the 'Spiritual Yards' exhibition explores the work of Intuitive artists who produced sacred images and objects which are rooted in Revival religions, Rastafari or their individual spiritual beliefs, and are representative of the 'spiritual yard' tradition in Jamaica, which is an important yet insufficiently documented part of Jamaica’s popular cultural heritage. Spiritual Yards features the work of ten such artists, namely Errol Lloyd 'Powah' Atherton, Vincent Atherton, Everald Brown, Pastor Winston Brown, Leonard Daley, Reginald English, Elijah (Geneva Mais Jarrett), William 'Woody' Joseph, Errol McKenzie, and Sylvester Stephens, along with rare photographs and video material on their life, work and spiritual yards from the Wayne and Myrene Cox archives. The exhibition has achieved significant visitor acclaim and is a must-see before it closes ...”Read more: National Gallery of Jamaica Blog
For further information: National Gallery of Jamaica Blog, National Gallery of Jamaica.org and National Gallery of Jamaica-Twitter.


Spiritual Yards: Pastor Winston Brown, Reginald English from National Gallery of Jamaica on Vimeo.

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