Book Launch Ceremony For ‘Hmm…Food For Thought’ On May 3

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 2:21pm

A book of powerful biblical declarations said to be crafted for real-life situations will be launched on Wednesday, May 3.

Watch Now – ‘Make Us All Islands’ Book Launch Ceremony

Friday, 17 March 2017 - 4:04pm

The public is notified that the book launch ceremony for the poetry collection, “Make Us All Islands” and an interview with the author are now available online.

Book Launch Ceremony For “Make Us All Islands” On March 9

Friday, 3 March 2017 - 4:20pm

A poetry collection said to be crafted with narratives of long forgotten migrations and shipwrecks will be launched on Thursday, March 9.

Virgin Islands Symbols

Monday, 13 February 2017 - 4:50pm

Watch Now – ‘Highlights - 2016 VI Culture And Heritage Week’

Thursday, 12 January 2017 - 9:35am

The public is notified that highlights of the 2016 Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week can be viewed online.

Virgin Islands Culture Week Participants Commended

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 2:27pm

Director of the Department of Culture, Mrs. Luce Hodge-Smith has commended all participants for helping to make Virgin Islands Culture and Heritage Week a success.

Virgin Islands Arts And Crafts Exhibition Open To Public

Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 12:58pm

The Department of Culture is inviting persons to visit the Virgin Islands Arts and Crafts Exhibition at the East Atrium, Central Administration Building.

Artwork from students and other Virgin Islands emerging artists are being displayed. Persons can visit the exhibition Mondays through Fridays, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The exhibit closes on November 30.

 Please contact the Department of Culture via telephone 468-4379 for more information.

Reminder - Information Needed For Cultural Directory

Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 12:54pm

The Department of Culture is reminding culture bearers and workers in the Virgin Islands to register with the department by Wednesday, November 30.

Anniversary of 1949 March

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 3:51pm

November 24 is the 67th Anniversary of the historic Demonstration led by Theodore Faulkner, Isaac G. Fonseca and Carlton de Castro, which took place in Road Town, Tortola in 1949. For more information about this important part of Virgin Islands history, read the article: “Faulkner at the Front - The Demonstration of 1949: Its Beginning, Golden Jubilee and Implications” by Quincy F. Lettsome, Ph. D. See attached file. 

‘Virgin Islands - Alphabetical Heritage’ Launches November 2

Monday, 17 October 2016 - 3:45pm

Local author and historian, Dr. Quincy Lettsome will launch his latest book, ‘Virgin Islands: An Alphabetical Heritage’ on Wednesday, November 2.