A Source of Inspiration
A new exhibition, which was planned to open later this week before our temporary closure, is now open online. Curated by Alice Moniz as part of the Bermuda National Gallery internship programme, A Source of Inspiration: St Georges As Seen Through the Bermuda National Gallery Collection celebrates the old town’s unique place in Bermuda’s historic, contemporary and artistic landscape.
Taking in works from George Ault’s spare modernist style to David Putnam Brinley’s bold flattened representations of vernacular architecture and Clarence Scott White’s light infused canvasses, the range of styles and scenes in the exhibition offer an original perspective on life in St Georges in the 20th century.
Click here to tour the exhibition, which is displayed in the Ondaatje Gallery. The online exhibition includes a video walk through, a focus on the individual artworks and a free to download children’s activity pack which has been produced exclusively for the exhibition.
The BNG Internship Programme provides on the job training to individuals between 18 and 25 in all aspects of museum operations. The programme provides paid opportunities for young people within the arts and culture sector as well as training and career development. For further information please visit our Education page.