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2022 Bermuda Biennial

A Creative Voice

Heather Nova Heather Nova needs little introduction. Over the past 30 years the Bermudian singer/songwriter has released 13 albums, which together have sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Pre-pandemic, she spent the best part of her time on tour, however the past two years have seen her based in Bermuda full time, living simply and […]

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Education

Meet our Interns

BNG Internship Programme The Bermuda National Gallery Internship Programme provides paid opportunities for people aged 18–25 and training in all aspects of museum operations. The 2022 programme is generously sponsored by Zurich Bermuda (a member of the Zurich Insurance Group).  As a small team, interns play a key role in the smooth running of BNG. We’d like to […]

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Community

Fall Art Classes

Registration Now Open Registration is now open for our fall art programmes. BNG education initiatives are designed to provide opportunities for creative and independent thinking through an exchange of ideas and art education. Students develop art appreciation, critical thinking skills and creative problem solving. Spaces are limited. Secure your spot today to avoid disappointment.  DRAWING FOR […]

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The European Collection

In Remembrance

Queen Elizabeth II In remembrance of the UK’s longest reigning monarch, a delicate oil on ivory miniature of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, from the Bermuda National Gallery’s permanent collection, has been put on display for a limited time. Designed by William Hockley Harrington (British, 1898-1977) and painted by Doreen Frances (‘Mac’) Musson (British/ Bermudian, 1925-2015) […]

Fundraising Appeal

Members, Patrons and Friends, It is my great and sincere pleasure to be writing to you on behalf of Bermuda National Gallery’s 30th Anniversary Annual Appeal fundraising initiative, and to share with you why donating to BNG’s ongoing mission to promote the arts and deliver world-class art and culture experiences in the heart of Hamilton […]

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2022 Bermuda Biennial

Creativity and Connection

Jahbarri Wilson Driven by instinctive mark making, Jahbarri Wilson’s mixed media practice takes in both fine art and fashion. The self-taught artist, who last year launched Become A Collector – a range of limited-edition sweaters accompanied by original artworks, first began exhibiting his artwork in 2020 after returning to Bermuda following a number of years […]

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2022 Bermuda Biennial

An Ode to Mami Wata in Bermuda

Judith Aidoo-Saltus Standing at over 7ft tall, Vocable #2: The Veneration of Mami Wata (aka Mother Water), whose Ecstatic Beauty and Celestial Power is Made Most Manifest as She Bestrides both Atlantic and Time, (Re)Presented in Bermuda, August 2020 by greets visitors as they enter the 2022 Bermuda Biennial. Of her Biennial work, which pays […]

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BNG Team

Rehana Packwood

Meet the BNG Team Get to know the team behind the 2022 Best of Bermuda Award. As a small but nimble team of five staff, we all wear many hats. Our membership has grown over the past year and with a relatively new team in place we thought that we would introduce ourselves to you. In […]