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 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 for 2023 is made possible by the Christian Humann Foundation.

Opening Hours:
Monday closed 
Tuesday 10am – 4pm
Wednesday 10am – 4pm
Thursday 10am – 4pm
Friday 10am – 4pm
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.

Bringing together an unparalleled selection of works from the Green family collection by artists such as Frank Stella, Kenneth Noland and Bridget Riley, Simplicity of Form examines the development of abstract art and its seismic impact on contemporary Western Art.

On through to September 30

With an instinctive eye for framing the shot and playing with visual cues, Richard Saunders (Bermudian, 1922 -1987) applied an artist’s approach to documentary photography.  His striking black and white photographs  provide a unique way of seeing.

On now through to June 15

In this exhibition British artist Abi Box, who has been based in Bermuda for 5 years,  captures the local landscape through an exploration of the possibilities of monotype printing, in which a unique print is pulled by hand from paint applied directly onto a Plexiglass plate.

On now through April 28

This exhibition showcases a selection of Renaissance paintings which were bequeathed to the people of Bermuda by The Hon. Hereward T. Watlington, whose gift of artworks from his private collection was the genesis for the establishment of the Bermuda National Gallery. 

On now through to May 6

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.  

Explore the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity with the Bng Urban Sketch Group. Open exclusively for BNG members, this is a free monthly meet up for artists to go out into the city and sketch together.

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Bermudian Dr Katie Davis, Associate Professor at the University of Washington, will be discussing her newest book Technology’s Child: Digital Media’s Role in the Ages and Stages of Growing Up.  

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Explore the gallery after hours and samples craft cocktails by some of Bermuda’s best bartenders as part of the inaugural Thirst Bermuda event presented by Burrows Lightbourn Ltd.

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The BNG Run for the Arts 5K, sponsored by Chubb, features a competitive run, along with a fun run/walk. The event is open to all – those who consider themselves serious athletes and those who don’t!

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Under the distinguished patronage of Her Excellency the Governor Ms Rena Lalgie, the Bermuda National Gallery invites you to a lecture by Wolf Burchard, Associate Curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Join artist and educator Richard Sutton for a six-week evening class focusing on figure drawing using charcoal. Classes, which are held in the gallery after hours, will feature a live model.

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Enjoy a range of interviews with local artists and creatives in Stories, the Bermuda National Gallery’s editorial section.
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Monotype Workshop

With Abi Box Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday for the monotype printing workshop with Abi Box, which was inspired by her current exhibition Identical Days, in which the British artist, who has been based in Bermuda for 5 years, explores the possibilities of monotype printing. Abi led

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International Women’s Day

Balancing the Narrative Simplicity of Form: Unfolding Abstraction examines the development of abstract art and its seismic impact on contemporary Western Art. Of the 17 artists featured, only three are women. This is unsurprising given that at the time that this history was being written, it was from a Western

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Creating Opportunity

Nhuri Bashir Nhuri Bashir is one of Bermuda’s leading contemporary commercial photographers and the co-founder of Burnt House Productions. A self-taught photographer, 10 years ago Nhuri swapped a corporate career for one in the arts and is passionate about creating opportunities through art for residents in the neighborhood in which

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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.

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