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
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.

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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Join us for The Art of the Mix, an exclusive after-hours event for Thirst Bermuda 2024: mingle with fellow art enthusiasts while enjoying specialty cocktails by some of Bermuda’s best bartenders.

Purchase your ticket today

Join us on Tuesday, May 14 for an informative talk by Dr Charles Zuill, the curator of A Bermuda Interlude: Paintings by Owen Merton, and learn more about the artist of these  vibrant works, painted in Bermuda over 100 years ago.

Register today

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.

 

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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2024 Bermuda Biennial Opening

Places, Presence & Poetics: An Unpacking Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Members’ Opening of the 2024 Bermuda Biennial Places, Presence & Poetics: An Unpacking, sponsored by Bacardi Limited and juried by Ebony G. Patterson and Helen Toomer.  We welcomed over 300 people on Friday evening. It was

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Join us for Run for the Arts

Sunday, April 21 Join us on Sunday, April 21, for the BNG Run for the Arts 5K sponsored by Chubb. The event features a competitive run, along with a fun run/walk. Organised by BNG and Nhuri Bashir in collaboration with Donna Raynor and Domico Watson, the event is open to all — those

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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.