About the exhibition

This exciting exhibition showcases the vibrancy and variety of contemporary Jamaican art since the country’s Independence in 1962. Explore a Jamaica beyond the tourist idyll and get to know a country that, despite its challenges, has a strong sense of identity and culture.

It features over 30 artworks from the extensive private collection of Jamaican-born entrepreneur and philanthropist Theresa Roberts.


Explore the Exhibition

Jamaica Making features a mix of established names and emerging talent, expressing their world through a blend of painting, sculpture, photography and mixed-media. Explore the artworks in the exhibition and find out more about the themes and stories behind the art.


About Theresa Roberts

Theresa Roberts is a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur; founder and owner of the Jamaican Patty Co. based in Covent Garden with a passion for Jamaican Art. Find out more about Theresa, her work and her collections.


Artist in Residence: Desanna Watson

Complementing the exhibition at the Victoria Gallery & Museum is 'Retention of a Colonial Past', a major contemporary textile installation by Jamaican artist Desanna Watson. 


Plan Your Visit

Admission to the exhibition is free and the Victoria Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-5pm. Plan your journey and discover the other exhibitions on display in the galleries.


VG&M Events

From gallery talks and creative workshops to relaxed concerts and family activies, you'll find it all at the Victoria Gallery & Museum.


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