Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts

CULTURE DIVISION

“Treasures from the Hideaway” — Something for your Carnival 2016 calendar

Posted on:
Exhibitions, Featured News, Features, Remember When, What's New, , , , ,

Dr. Slinger Francisco is known most widely and affectionately as “The Mighty Sparrow.” A cultural icon of Trinidad & Tobago and one of our greatest performers, his personal collection of memorabilia is a living legacy of the numerous accomplishments and distinctions his musical greatness has earned. This impressive collection has been acquired by the Research Read More

National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago celebrate the 4th Annual Archives Awareness Week

Posted on:
Exhibitions, Featured News, What's New, , ,

The National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago celebrates the 4th Annual Archives Awareness Week with a programme of activities themed “Honouring our Industrial Roots: Sugar, Cocoa, Asphalt and Oil.” Between Monday 16th and Friday 20th November, 2015 the Archives team will host daily activities open to the public such as:  Conservation Lab Tours Secondary School Quiz Seminars for Read More

Special events for Heritage Week and Calypso History Month from the National Trust

Posted on:
calendar, Exhibitions, Featured News, What's New, , , , ,

The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago joins the public in celebrating Heritage Week and Calypso History Month 2015 with an offering of events open to the public. Later today, Thursday 15 October, 2015, in partnership with the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community, there will be a free screening of the film “Buried Treasure” at Read More

Calypso History Month Exhibition

Posted on:
Exhibitions, Featured News, Remember When, What's New, ,

The Remember When Institute has mounted its annual exhibition to pay homage to the history of Calypso during the entire month of October 2015. For more than a decade, the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organization (TUCO) has commemorated Calypso History in the month of October as a way to honour this majestic music. Debbie Jacob writes in Read More

Trinidad and Tobago Contingent at the Twelfth Carifesta Arts Festival

Posted on:
cultural exchanges, Exhibitions, Featured News, Festival Development, What's New, , , ,

Haiti is host country to Carifesta XII. Trinidad and Tobago has a participating contingent made up of Master Visual Artist, Leroy Clarke, emerging visual artist, Keomi Serrette and the Supernovas Steel Orchestra. Director of Culture, Mrs. Ingrid Ryan-Ruben and Mr Damian Richardson are the culture officials leading the contingent during their stay between the 20-26 Read More

Emancipation Displays at locations near you.

Posted on:
Exhibitions, Featured News, Remember When, What's New,

Proclaimed by an Act of Parliament, the official abolition of slavery in the British West Indies, what has come to be termed Emancipation, came into official effect on August 1, 1834. This year marks 181 years since this historical proclamation. For over 25 years, Trinidad & Tobago has officially commemorated this significant landmark. Following its policy Read More

Virtual Exhibition entitled “The 1990 Coup: A Retrospective” launched by the Remember When Institute

Posted on:
Exhibitions, Featured News, Features, Remember When, virtual exhibition, What's New, ,

The Remember When Institute of the Ministry of the Arts and Multiculturalism, in keeping with its mandate to preserve and promote our nation’s unique tangible and intangible heritage, proudly offers a new virtual exhibition: The 1990 Coup: A Retrospective. This ground-breaking presentation takes the form of an interactive multimedia webpage which recounts the various happenings, during Read More

Observances on the 25th Anniversary of the 1990 Attempted Coup

Posted on:
Exhibitions, Featured News, Remember When, Special Exhibitions, virtual exhibition, What's New

  One of the recommendations coming out of the Commission of Enquiry into the 1990 Coup was for Trinidad and Tobago to have on each anniversary of the Coup, a day of National Significance: a time of REFLECTION. It is with this in mind, that the Culture Division has embarked on a few interactive activities today, Monday Read More

Eid Exhibition opens at Piarco Atrium and the Agricultural Development Bank

Posted on:
Exhibitions, Featured News, Remember When, What's New,

The Remember When Institute, Culture Division officially opened yet another public exhibition to commemorate one of the many religious celebrations of the multicultural twin-republic of Trinidad & Tobago: Eid Ul Fitr. In the month of May, the unit mounted Indian Arrival Day Exhibits at three different public locations. July 8th- 21st, 2015 is set aside for Read More

Top