Jambo Arts

Upcoming Event

13th Annual Exhibition
A Night at the Gallery : Art Showcase and Cocktail Fundraiser

May 20, 2017
MIR Lomalo Room
5PM - 10PM

Join us on May 20th at MIRs Lomalo Room from 5pm-10pm for the 13th Annual Jambo Arts Exhibition: A Night at the Gallery

Entrance is free. Donations encouraged.
Island formal attire.

There will be:

downland "A Night at the Gallery" flyer

National Photography Competition

Deadline for entries is Friday, May 12, 2017.
All entries will be displayed and winners announced at A Night at the Gallery on May 20, 2017 at MIR Lomalo Room from 5PM - 10PM

Rules and Regulations:

  • Entry deadline is Friday, May 12, 2017. No late entries.
  • Must be a current RMI resident to enter.
  • All photos must be taken in the RMI.
  • One entry allowed per person per category (1. May Day 2017; 2. Portrait; 3. Outside of the Box; 4. Wildlife; 5. Scenic/Landscape)
  • Must be submitted electronically in JPEG format, 1 - 2 MB.
  • Label photo file with photographer's name and photo title. (ex. JaneSmith_LauraBeach.JPEG)
  • Entrants must sign a warranty of originality stating the work is their own. No entries accepted without warranty.
  • Send entires with warranty to jambo.arts.rmi@gmail.com

Category winners will have their photo printed and displayed on 13" x 19" photo paper.

Top 50 entires (10 from each category) will be eligible for the People's Choice Award. Voting will take place on the night of the exhibition, May 20, 2017.

download "National Photography Competition" flyer



Jambo Arts Scholarship Recipient

We are pleased to announce that the recipient of the Jambo Arts Scholarship is Kiran Datwani and Geovanni Johnson. Congratulations!

Jambo Arts Grant Program

Jambo Arts is excited to offer a grant program for established and emerging artists. The Fellowship has been named for one of Jambo’s founders, Daryle Newman, whose commitment to cultivating artistic talents in the Marshall Islands has become an inspiration to all of us. Two awards in the amount of $200 will be given to support the creation of artwork and artistic talent including supply purchases, training, and/or other activities.  

Jambo Arts welcomes applications from Marshallese artists. Applications can be submitted in English or Marshallese via email at jambo.arts.rmi@gmail.com or dropped off to the Majuro Cooperative School Office. Applications must include most up-to-date contact information (i.e. phone, email, mailing address).

Application Deadline: November 4, 2016

Read more about our grant program

* Fellowship and scholarship information in Marchallese language is available. Download pdf from here.


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