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As the observance of Nobel Laureates Week rolls out here, an invitation is being extended to the public, to visit an art exhibition at the Folk Research Centre from Monday January 18th.

The event will feature the work of the late Harold Simmons (1914-1966), the late Sir Dunstan St. Omer (1927-2015) and Nobel laureate Honorable Derek Walcott. The paintings have been loaned to FRC by Mr Walcott, the St. Omer family and the St. Lucia National Trust.

This exhibition forms part of the FRC’s contribution to Nobel laureate Week 2016.

On Tuesday 19th at 7 pm, the FRC and the Harold Simmons Folk Academy, in association with the Nobel laureate Week Committee, will present a lecture titled “Audubon, another vision, Derek Walcott”s White Egrets and Adam’s task of giving things their names.”

The lecture will be presented by Professor Maria Fumagalli of the University of Essex.

The exhibition remains open until the end of January.
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