Virtual Museum upcoming exhibitions are dependent on actual completed physical exhibitions of the Institute of Jamaica’s Divisions/Departments of culture.
The Natural History Exhibition Gallery
The Natural History Exhibition Gallery is an interactive area that displays exhibits representing Jamaica’s rich biological diversity. In addition, the gallery captures displays from other scientific areas including Geology and Physics in order to stimulate the minds of its many visitors while providing a rich educational experience on Jamaica’s Natural Heritage.
The gallery is currently undergoing a renovation exercise and promises to reopen with an exciting interactive state-of the-art display of dioramas depicting our island’s unique ecosystems.
Marcus Garvey: The Centennial Exhibition
August 17, 1987 marked the 100th birthday of the Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, founder and President of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL); the 20th century’s most successful Black movement. Drawn primarily from the collections of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Marcus Garvey the UNIA Papers Project of the University of California, Los Angeles, this panel version travelling exhibition, which includes photographs, prints, and publications tell the story of this extraordinary Pan-African movement and its impact on subsequent Black organizations. The Centennial Exhibition was donated by the Schomburg Center to Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey in 2011 and with additions to the exhibition on the life and work of Garvey 1927-1940, it will form a powerful temporary exhibition in the Garvey Great Hall to be launched in July 2012.