In 2015 the National Trust had requested volunteers to take photos of different heritage sites. In that year I took over 200 images and Submitted 87. Out of my 87 Submitted 2 were selected to be in the upcoming Exhibition. After its first viewing at National Library between March 27th- April 10th 2017. It will be touring the country and eventually make its way to Tobago. To find more information on the location of the exhibition go to http://nationaltrust.tt/
My 2 images from The Lion House in Chaguanas Main Road are currently featured.
Info From The National Trust Social Media Websites Regarding Exhibition
( see Their flyer here https://goo.gl/qM0VsK )
The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago is pleased to present a photographic exhibition titled Details: A Closer Look at the Built and Natural Heritage of Trinidad and Tobago in celebration of our nation’s heritage. Curated by Tessa Alexander Sloane-Seale this exhibition runs from Monday March 27th to April 10th 2017 at the Rotunda of the National Library, Hart and Abercromby Streets, Port-of-Spain and can be viewed between the hours of 8:30am and 6:00pm Monday to Friday and 8:30am and 4:00pm on Saturdays.
This exhibition comprises one hundred and thirty seven images of sites around Trinidad and Tobago submitted by volunteer photographers in 2015. The exhibition is divided into four categories:
1. Heritage Lost
2. Places of Worship
3. Private Residences
4. Public Spaces
The National Trust has also created a Resource Guide from the Details Exhibition that offers student activities and projects for learning about heritage sites and historic architecture. This resource guide presents a glossary of architectural terminology as well as lesson plan suggestions that are in keeping with the national curriculum for Visual Arts, Social Studies, History and Language Arts and can be altered for both Primary and Secondary School students.
Join the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago in the promotion of this vital aspect of our national heritage. Established by Act No.11 of 1991 the Trust is the national agency responsible for safeguarding the tangible heritage of Trinidad and Tobago. Its mandate is to preserve, protect and provide information and access to the country’s built and natural heritage.
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The Historic Architecture Resource Guide, written by Tessa Alexander Sloane-Seale is available! A member of staff will be present in NALIS from 10am -2pm daily for you to purchase one. Spread the word to teachers and families or any enthusiast!
The Resource Guide contains:
1. A glossary of 28 important historic architectural terms, and select photos from the exhibition.
2. Ideas for projects that will reinforce knowledge gained from the exhibition, with a discussion of architectural features.
3. Four projects aligned with the national curriculum for Visual Arts, Social Studies, History and Language Arts which can be altered for both Primary and Secondary School students.