Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts


Culture Works Connections Programme Ambassadors Announced For Edinburgh Visit

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Following intensive training since October 2015, eleven participants from World Cultures Connectworkshops in Port of Spain, Addis Ababa, Lilongwe, Suva and at the Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam have been selected as Ambassadors to convene in the UK for a networking week to showcase their work during the Edinburgh Festivals and Visiting Arts annual International Producers Breakfast in partnership with Creative Scotland. During their Read More

Mentoring by the Masters 2016- Celebrating our Cultural Icons

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A specially selected group of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading cultural workers will assume the role of mentors as part of the fourth edition of the Mentoring by the Masters programme, which takes place from June to September, 2016. Visit here to apply to this year’s programme. The 2016 mentors are: Glendon Morris in Copper Arts Read More

NSSO visits Schools Around the Country

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During the week of November 9th, the National Steel Symphony Orchestra (NSSO) visited the Brazil Secondary School and Couva West Secondary School as part of the Orchestra’s outreach programme. Students were able to interact with the members of the NSSO and experience playing the G-pans through interactive workshop sessions. Some groups were taught to play Read More

Mentoring by the Masters 2015 continues to produce fruit

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  The recently concluded Mentoring by the Masters Programme 2015 continues to bear fruit.  “Wire sculpting for Art Healing” is a project led by one of this year’s mentees in the Wire-Bending cohort, Mr. Antonio Butts.  Mentor and Master wire-sculptor, Narcenio “Señor” Gomez is co-tutor for this venture. Set to take place from Nov 5th Read More

Visiting Arts Workshop Facilitators capture the attention of local Creatives.

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A weekend-long training initiative launched by UK-based organisation, Visiting Arts came to a close yesterday. Culture Division is a part of the Culture Works Connections programme which seeks to build stronger, more sustainable creative businesses that are able to access world markets and develop collaborations. Culture Works Connections programme initiative is funded by the ACP Read More

Mentoring by the Masters 2015 Groups share their work as Training Sessions close

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The Songwriting cohort of the 2015 Mentoring by the Masters Programme showcased their musical compositions to a small audience of fellow participants, ministry officials and well-wishers at the Brown Cotton Theatre Building on Ana Street, Woodbrook on Saturday 19th September.  The group has been under the mentorship of Winsford Devines and were eager to share Read More

Apply Now for Creative Skills Training Programme for Arts Practitioners

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The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, Trinidad and Tobago, prepares for the World Cultures Connect ‘Creative Skills’ training programme for arts practitioners from the 16-18th October 2015, having joined forces with Visiting Arts, alongside The Africa Centre, South Africa and The Pacific Arts and Culture Foundation in Fiji on the comprehensive Culture Read More

Third Workshop for Visual Artists held in Partnership with The Art Society

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The Artist Registry has been finding ways to provide more than just database registration services to the artistic community. This workshop, comes on the heels of a country-wide outreach exercise at various TT Connect centres during the month of August and at the close of one of its annual flagship initiatives, Mentoring by the Masters. The Read More

Taking A Closer Look at the Birth of the Mentoring by the Masters Trophy

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The entire Mentoring by the Masters series is built upon honouring legacy and ensuring continuity of certain skills within the local landscape. Since inception of the programme, each selected mentor is presented with a hand-crafted, sculpted trophy at a special award ceremony at the close of each mentoring cycle. We thought it would be wonderful Read More