Special Focus

PAN GOES TO COLLEGE: Update and Sound!

We’ve been working to get the timeline straight for the story of how both steel bands and carnival evolved at the Mona, Jamaica regional hub that was the University College of the West Indies, popularly known as ‘UC’, in the 1950s; and to capture some of the voices.  A cameo exhibition last year was a work-in-progress, and since then we’ve been able to bring more people into the conversation.

SLIDE SHOW: International Museum Day

It’s been a good day of collaboration between the University of the West Indies (UWI) Museum and the Jamaica Military Museum, with the Jamaica German Society also giving assistance. Here’s a slide show of some of the pictures. Thanks to those who participated and to those, including our colleagues at the University Archives and other offices of the UWI Regional HQ, who assisted.

WHY WORLD WAR 2?

Why are we looking at World War 2 Internment Camps as part of our May 18 International Museum Day (IMD) focus this year? 

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2017

May 18 is International Museum Day and the UWI Museum is joining with the Jamaica Military Museum to focus on aspects of Jamaica’s interface with the world wars of the 20th century.

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