The National Gallery of Jamaica is pleased to announce the hosting of the 29th Art of Reggae Exhibition which is a showcase the top 100 posters from the 2022 International Reggae Poster Contest (IRPC).
The theme for the 2022 contest was Women in Reggae Music and saw entrants submitting designs that highlighted the many roles of women in the Jamaican music industry, including songwriting, singing, Deejaying, producing, artist management and entertainment journalism to name a few. The competition organizer also encouraged entrants to honour the women who had powerful roles as freedom fighters, cultural activists and nurturers which were documented in Jamaican music.
This exhibition is a part of the 2023 Reggae Month activities and Jamaica 60 celebrations. The exhibition is scheduled to open on Sunday, February 19th at 10 a.m. with formalities starting at 11:30 a.m. The Hon. Minister Olivia Grange will be the Keynote speaker.
The exhibition will close on Saturday, June 3, 2023.