GT&T plugs $10M into documenting national art collection

The Ministry of Culture and the Guyana Telephone & Telegraph Company (GT&T) signed a $10 million MoU yesterday to document Guyana’s national collection housed at the Castellani House.

The $10 million contract, signed by Culture Minister Dr Frank Anthony and Radha Krishna Sharma, CEO of GT&T at Cara Lodge in Quamina Street, is a three-year project which will digitise the national collection to preserve Guyana’s cultural heritage. Each year a special committee will be given $3.5 million to document 52 pieces of artwork. The first publication, The Panorama: A Portrait of Guyana, is expected to debut before the end of the year.

Members of the committee include Humanities and Education Faculty Dean Alim Hosein, acting Curator of Castellani House Ohene Koama …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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