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Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA)

August 17, 2017 - 9:00am to August 27, 2017 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

Caribbean Festival of Arts, commonly known as CARIFESTA, is an international multicultural event organized on a periodic basis by the countries of the Caribbean. The main purpose is to gather artists, musicians, authors, and to exhibit the folkloric and artistic manifestations of the Caribbean and Latin American region.


Belize Archaeology Symposium

June 28, 2017 - 8:30am to June 30, 2017 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The 15th installment of the Belize Archaeology Symposium (BAS) is scheduled for June 28 ‐ 30, 2017 in San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize. The primary objective of the Belize Archaeology Symposium is to disseminate current archaeological information to the people of Belize, the tourism industry and the general archaeological and anthropological community.


The World Heritage and Climate Change Symposium

May 29, 2017 - 12:00am to May 31, 2017 - 12:00am [AST -04:00]

The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Jamaica, hosts The World Heritage and Climate Change Symposium, in collaboration with the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO (Participatory Program), the UNESCO Cluster Office of the Caribbean, and the Climate Change Division, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, from May 29 to 31, 2


Museum Conservation Skills Online Course

January 15, 2017 - 12:00am to May 19, 2017 - 12:00am [AST -04:00]

This course, taught by Staci-Marie Dehaney, Jamaica Military Museum, will provide museum professionals and heritage tourism managers and guides with comprehensive exposure to conservation, the key areas of preventive conservation and methods of safeguarding a collection through disaster and recovery planning.

Values-based Heritage Site Management Online Course

January 15, 2017 - 12:00am to May 19, 2017 - 12:00am [AST -04:00]

This online course, taught by Dr. Basil Reid (UWI St. Augustine), covers the theoretical concepts and methodologies of values-based management of Caribbean heritage sites. Values-based management is a holistic approach that focuses on the conservation and communication of those values that make the site significant.