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Welcome to Great Huts Happenings

We are proud to be hosting Jamaican Arts Odyssey to shine light on the Portland Rehab Homeless Shelter cofounded by our Owner Dr. Paul Rhodes. Please see www.prmhomeless.org for more information. The Shelter is in need.

The Mission of Great Huts seeks to support the many persons on the streets of Port Antonio and beyond. Please join this event to learn more the Shelter and enjoy this immersive mid-summer Art Celebration.

We are so appreciative of all participating Artists who will be gathering and contributing their valuable ttime and percentage of works to this event for the benefit of the homeless in Portland.

See below for details.

Please RSVP for workshops and presentations. For more information please email events@greathuts.com or call our EVENTS LINE 876-407-8615

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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FRIDAY JUNE22nd to SUNDAY 24th 2018

An immersive, three day Midsummer Art Celebration featuring Artists from Portland and around the world who have been animated by the spirit of Jamaica and Africa. 

Join Bryan McFarlane, Nakazzi, Lisa Rossini, Savannah Baker and many more …

From Kingston to Port Antonio

 

Highlight Events… more to follow!


FRIDAY JUNE 22ND 

THE LEGACY OF GENE PEARSON

Grosvenor Art Gallery, 1 Grosvenor Terrace 

Hosted by Nakazzi

11 am to 4 pm Exhibit 

1 pm to 3 pm Lunch and Discussion 

Cocktails and Hors’ Doeurves Served


SATURDAY JUNE 23RD 

VARIOUS EXHIBITS, DEMONSTRATIONS AND WORKSHOPS ALL DAY

Design and Decorate your own mask and wear to the Masquerade on Saturday night!

Art Supplies provided

Under the guidance of Nakazzi, Lisa Hendricks and Philip Ambokele Henry

 

MASQUERADE COCKTAIL PARTY

Africana House

Hosted by Bryan McFarlane and Dr. Paul Rhodes

7:00 pm  to 11:00 p.m. 

Special Presentation: "The Healing Masks of West Africa and Contemporary Art" 

Delectable Ethiopian, Congo and West African Cuisine by CAFÉ AFRICA

Live Music and More Surprises!


SUNDAY JUNE 24

VARIOUS EXHIBITS, DEMONSTRATIONS AND WORKSHOPS ALL DAY

10:00 am to Noon

“Mask” Paint & Sip Workshop with International Art Educator/Professor Bryan McFarlane 

1:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Learn all about Calabash and Design Your Own Pieces with Marcia Henry

 

Donations to Port Antonio Homeless Shelter kindly requested


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Heroes Day Weekend Getaway

 August 24th to 27th 2018

Tribute to Marcus Garvey

(more details to be posted soon) 

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Cinema Paradise Portie Film Festival

November 1st to 7th 2018

Seven day Film Festival with VIP Opening Launch Festivities in Kingston followed by screenings and movie events at various venues in Portie. Hollywood classics, Jamaican shorts, Independent features, Afro-themed documentaries and everything in between. Cinema Paradise is a celebration of the human spirit. More Info to follow.

Click here for highlights of last years event >>>>>>CINEMA PARADISE 2017


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