Ministry Prepares for National Sport Museum with Textile Conservation and Preservation Workshop Kingston, January 17

A close look is being taken at a replica of the 2012 London Olympics torch by the Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport (second left); Florette Blackwood, Senior Director, Sport Development and Monitoring Division in the Ministry; Janice Smith, National Sport Museum Consultant; Colleen Nattie, Conservation Officer, National Museum Jamaica and Dr Johnathon Greenland, Curator, National Museum Jamaica (left to right). The torch along with other donated items for the National Sport Museum was on display at the Textile Conservation, Preservation and Exhibition Workshop today (Wednesday) at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston. A close look is being taken at a replica of the 2012 London Olympics torch by the Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport (second left); Florette Blackwood, Senior Director, Sport Development and Monitoring Division in the Ministry; Janice Smith, National Sport Museum Consultant; Colleen Nattie, Conservation Officer, National Museum Jamaica and Dr Johnathon Greenland, Curator, National Museum Jamaica (left to right). The torch along with other donated items for the National Sport Museum was on display at the Textile Conservation, Preservation and Exhibition Workshop today (Wednesday) at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston.

The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport says the Ministry’s two-day workshop on Textile Conservation and Preservation which opened today at the Knutsford Court Hotel is part of the preparations for the establishment of the National Sport Museum.

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