Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Saturday Opening for Museums at Institute of Jamaica

Great news from IOJ ...

The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) has implemented several measures aimed at promoting the island's museums, enabling easier access to, and encouraging greater appreciation of Jamaica's heritage.

These include opening museums to the public on Saturdays, to allow more people to view the large collections of artefacts and art treasures.

Executive Director of the IOJ, Anne Marie Bonner, said that members of the public can now visit the Institute and its museums on Saturdays between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The divisions that are opened are the National Museum Jamaica, the Natural History Museum of Jamaica, and the Jamaica Music Museum.

Current Exhibitions include: Taino, Rastafari, Uprsing: 1865 and its Afterlives, Curating Music: Building a National Collection and the National Art in School Exhibition. Click for details.

For bookings call: 922 0620 – 6 ext 284 or 320
Admission: Take a friend!

Contact : Josette Ricketts-Blake (Mrs)
Public Relations Officer

Institute of Jamaica | Central Administration 
10-16 East Street
Tel: 922-0620 | Ext: 290 / 922-0620-6
Fax: 922-1147

The Institute of Jamaica - "For The Encouragement of Literature, Science and Art in Jamaica"

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