Bermuda National Gallery

Voted Best Museum in the 2022 Best of Bermuda Awards, the Bermuda National Gallery houses Bermuda’s national art collection and presents innovative exhibitions and programming for every member of your family.

A dynamic nonprofit institution with an energetic staff and volunteer team, the contemporary art museum delivers world-class art and culture experiences in the heart of Hamilton.  

Admission: Free. 

Free admission is made possible by the Christian Humann Foundation.

Opening Hours:
Monday closed
Tuesday 10am-4pm
Wednesday 10am-4pm
Thursday 10am-4pm
*Closed Friday, May 24 for Bermuda Day
Saturday 10am-2pm

Current Exhibitions

BNG provides a national platform for Bermudian art and artists, presenting their work alongside international exhibitions. Private tours of current exhibitions can be arranged. Please call ahead to book in advance.

The Bermuda Biennial is a critical platform for Bermuda’s contemporary art community. The 2024 edition, which is juried by Ebony G. Patterson and Helen Toomer, presents new works by 25 local artists which span painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and installation.

On through to January 2025

Bermuda Wonderland is an interactive exhibition aimed at children and children at heart. Paintings, which depict each one of Bermuda’s parishes through the lens of Alice in Wonderland and the imagination of Bermuda’s best-selling children’s author, are brought to life in a virtual world. 

On through to May 2024

This historic exhibition presents a selection of Bermuda landscapes painted by New Zealand watercolourist Owen Merton (1887-1931) in the year he spent living on the island in 1922. This is the first time that this striking series has ever been shown in Bermuda.

On through to August 2024

Upcoming Events

The Bermuda National Gallery is a space that facilitates the sharing of ideas, dialogue and discussion.
The gallery hosts a range of engaging exhibitions, events and programmes for all ages.  

BNG’s signature digital art summer camp is back for 2024. Sign ups are now open for July and August with a focus on animation, digital painting and photo bashing for children aged 11 to 14.

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Stories

Enjoy a range of interviews with local artists and creatives in Stories, the Bermuda National Gallery’s editorial section.
Become a member to access our e-newsletter and receive new stories delivered to your inbox every fortnight.

 

2024 Bermuda Biennial Tote Bags

Tote Bags & Catalogues Available We have produced a limited-edition tote bag to celebrate the 2024 Bermuda Biennial. These are available to purchase in our online shop and in person in the Gallery. The cotton tote bags are double sided and are $15 each. If you would like a commemorative exhibition catalogue,

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Second Annual Run for the Arts

T-shirts Available From Our Shop Thank you to everyone who joined us last month to support the second annual BNG Run for the Arts 5K, sponsored by Chubb.  The event featured a competitive run, along with a fun run/walk. Organised by the Bermuda National Gallery and Nhuri Bashir in collaboration with Donna

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Junior Bermuda Biennial

An Open Call for Artists Aged 5 to 17 We are excited to announce the launch of the Junior Bermuda Biennial – a new addition to the Bermuda Biennial, which will become a key component to every Biennial going forward.  The Junior Bermuda Biennial provides our youngest artists with a national platform and

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Connect with art and discover more with a membership to the Bermuda National Gallery.

Members enjoy unlimited free access to the gallery, a discount on all BNG events and education programmes as well as exclusive invitations to exhibition openings.

Contributing Members also enjoy reciprocal membership at over 1,000 museums across 5 countries through the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association.

Connect with art. Discover more as a BNG member.