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Exhibition Inspires Camp Programme

Over the February mid-term break, Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation led two camp programmes inspired by A Sense of Belonging: Community and Connection in Bermuda Art. They brought 38 students aged 4 to 13 into the gallery to see the exhibition and then spent the week making a range of mixed media art projects inspired by it. 

Kaleidoscope Teacher Corrina Rego, who taught the older age group of camp students aged 10 to 13 explains “We looked not just at the medium, but the message, and what each artist, and each piece had to say, and the conversations between them. When looking at Bermudian artists, we share the context of their work, both artistically and socially. We discuss what each art piece means, and how it is in conversation with the other pieces in the show.”

Shanna Hollis, who taught the age 7 to 9 group, added, “It is a great opportunity for Bermuda’s students to see themselves in an art show like this. Local exhibitions like this one help us to introduce conversations around diversity, community, and culture. “

The students were able to attend thanks to the transport generously provided to BNG by the Hamilton and Princess Beach Club. Over 200 from schools the length and breadth of the island have come into the gallery on the bus in the past month. There are a couple of spots left for transport and tours for schools in the last week of March. Click here to book.