Culture passport programme expanded

Kingston, June 21, 2017 - Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced an expansion of the Culture Passport programme which enables holders to access some of Jamaica’s prominent heritage sites and cultural events free of charge or at a reduced cost. The Minister was speaking at the Jamaica Cultural [...]

June 21st, 2017|

JNHT Coffee Table Book for Sale – Jamaica Heritage in Pictures

The “Coffee Table Book” which is the first of its kind for the Jamaica National Heritage Trust is rich in photographs and text covering the period from Jamaica’s earliest inhabitants the Tainos, to the beginning of the present century. The content is unique in that it focuses mainly on Jamaica’s historic, built environment and also [...]

June 19th, 2017|

Calendar of Activities – 2017

Click Link for PDF file: Calendar of events2017 January 6           Celebration of the Signing of the Treaty with the British and the Birthday of Captain Kojo           Accompong Town, St. Elizabeth February 24       Sir Alexander Bustamante Birthday Celebration National Heroes Park & Blemheim, Hanover March 22 GSAT Spring Break               April 18             International [...]

June 8th, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust Vacancy -Corporate Services Director GMG/SEG 3

JOB PURPOSE The Director of Corporate Services oversees the organization of the JNHT’s offices through the development and maintenance of proper business practices, policies and procedures with respect to budgeting and financial management, administration/procurement as well as information and communication technology (ICT). KEY RESPONSIBILITY Provide direction and leadership for the provision of quality, sustainable and [...]

June 6th, 2017|

Earthquake Awareness Day 2017

This year marks the 325th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that destroyed Port Royal. In this regard, the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) will be staging its annual Port Royal Earthquake Awareness Day on June 7, 2017 at Fort Charles, Port Royal at 10 a.m.  This year’s theme is “Remembering the Past; Port Royal Earthquake [...]

May 30th, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust – Vacancy

  Senior Archaeologist SOG/ST 7  JOB PURPOSE The Senior Archaeologist of the Field operations of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) Archaeology Division is responsible for all archaeology matters in the field.  The Senior Archaeologist will provide guidance, support and supervision to Archaeological Field projects throughout Jamaica.  He or she will have knowledge of Jamaica [...]

May 21st, 2017|

Tanio Day 2017: Celebrating Our Heritage – The First Jamaicans

May 4, 2017 Kingston, Jamaica   This year marks the 525th year anniversary of the Tainos of Jamaica first encounter with the Europeans. The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) will be staging the annual Taino Day on May 5th 2017 at the Seville Heritage Park in St. Ann starting at 10: AM. This event is [...]

May 4th, 2017|

JNHT’s officer selected to participate in World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017 in Poland

Marc Blake of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust has been selected to participate in the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017. The event will be hosted by the Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the International Cultural Centre in Krakow under the theme Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage. The Forum will be held as part [...]

May 4th, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust – Vacancy

Conservation Officer 2 - SOG/ST6  JOB PURPOSE The Conservation Officer level 2 of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) is responsible for conserving movable objects which are found in digs including preventive conservation (properly unearthing, packing, transporting, handling storage and exhibiting) and interventive conservation (removal of corrosion products by physical and or chemical means and [...]

April 21st, 2017|