2022 Bermuda Biennial We are thrilled to be preparing for the 2022 Bermuda Biennial as it is our 30th anniversary and the 15th iteration of this exciting exhibition. The theme, A New Vocabulary: Past. Present. Future, was born out of the challenges and changes that we have all been through over the past two years. In recognition of the Biennial in this anniversary year, we have also taken
My Time in Cape Dorset Please join us for an insightful talk by local artist Jill Amos Raine on Thursday, December 9. There will be a drinks reception at 5.30pm, followed by the talk at 6pm. Jill will be discussing her time in Cape Dorset (Kinngait), Nunavut, in the Arctic territories of Canada. The settlement, which is considered the epicenter
By Meredith Andrews As part of a fundraising programme, a series of limited edition fine art prints have been produced to accompany Flotsam and Jetsam: The Cost of Modern Living by Meredith Andrews. Proceeds benefit Bermuda National Gallery and Keep Bermuda Beautiful. Limited edition archival prints of each artwork in the exhibition are available to purchase for $250 each (16 x 20
In Conversation with Meredith Andrews Award winning Bermudian artist and photographer Meredith Andrews first began collecting ocean plastic when she moved back to the island seven years ago. An avid environmentalist, she would walk the beaches regularly and pick up plastic that she found washed up on the shoreline as she went. Certain items piqued her interest – her eye
Now Open in BNG Project Space Produced by Bermuda National Gallery in collaboration with Keep Bermuda Beautiful (KBB) to celebrate the launch of a public consultation process on the proposed ban of single use plastics by the Bermuda government, Flotsam and Jetsam by Meredith Andrews is a stark reminder of the cost of modern living. In 2020 KBB cleared 22,250 pounds of litter and illegally dumped
The Shadow Land We have launched a new, immersive digital walkthrough of the The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection. This unique, 360 degree experience is generously supported by the Canadian Consul. The exhibition presents artworks produced by the first generation of full time Inuit artists based at Cape Dorset. The settlement, which is situated in Canada’s Arctic
Opening Soon Thedoors to the gallery are currently closed as we install two new exhibitions. BNG will re-open to the public on Saturday, November 13. We are planning an exhibition opening for BNG members on Friday, November 12. Details will be shared next week. Keep an eye on your inbox! The Bermuda Biennial: A Retrospective, which opens in the Watlington Room, presents
BNG X GOSLINGS The Bermuda National Gallery and Goslings Rum have teamed up to launch their second Annual Holiday Wrapping Paper Design Competition. Artists and designers are invited to submit designs for a holiday-inspired wrapping paper which will be produced in time for the upcoming festive season and sold at the Goslings Dundonald Street and Front Street stores and via the Bermuda National Gallery online shop. This
U.S. Consul Grissette We recently welcomed U.S. Consul General Grissette to the gallery for a private tour led by Bermuda National Gallery Executive Director Peter Lapsley and Chairman Gary Phillips.⠀ She explored our current exhibitions: Illusion & Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape (above), I Am Because You Are by Gherdai Hassell (below), The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection, In Dark
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