Stories

Call for Volunteers

Join the BNG Family Volunteers are integral to the growth and ongoing work of the Bermuda National Gallery. Our volunteers bring skills and knowledge that complement and supplement those of the staff — their passion and insight enhance the work we do in every way. Presently, we have volunteers that serve as front desk hosts, event staff and that assist with exhibition

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MOKO Magazine

Special Bermuda Biennial 2022 Dispatch Issue 2022 of MOKO: New Vocabularies features a Special Bermuda Biennial 2022 Dispatch. The digital magazine, dedicated to Caribbean arts and letters, was co-founded by Richard Georges, the poetry juror for this year’s Biennial. The special dispatch presents a selection of art and poetry featured in the exhibition.   Of the Biennial, Andre Bagoo, MOKO’s Managing Editor, writes: “To help

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City Art Fest

December 11 This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Bermuda National Gallery and the 70th anniversary of the Bermuda Society of Arts! Join us to celebrate this combined 100 years of art on Sunday, December 11, at the City Art Fest!  Come for an afternoon of gallery tours, workshops and live performances spanning art, poetry and music. Free activities for the whole family and free

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The Birdcage

By Jacqueline Alma Standing on the lawn outside the City Hall & Arts Centre is The Birdcage, a 2022 Bermuda Biennial artwork by Jacqueline Alma. The three birdcages were created as a way to encourage people to express their own version of Past, Present and Future in response to the theme of this year’s exhibition. People can choose where to stand

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Closing Celebrations

From Darkness to Light To celebrate the close of From Darkness to Light, artist Henry Ward gave a fascinating talk at the gallery last week, in which he discussedhis approach to portraiture, his techniques – which are inspired by the Old Masters – and the influence that Rembrandt has had on the development of his practice.  The artist also discussed his experience painting Her

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Biennial Film

Interview with the 2022 Bermuda Biennial Jurors Together with Method Media, we have produced a film to accompany the 2022 Bermuda Biennial, in which the jurors discuss their approach to curating the exhibition. The theme of this year’s Biennial, A New Vocabulary: Past. Present. Future., asked artists to reflect on the past two years and to imagine what the future might hold. This

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BNG Kids

Camps and Classes over the Mid Term Break The gallery was a hive of activity last week as the mid-term break brought in two camps, along with Bermuda’s primary and middle school art teachers for a day of professional development.  BNG Narrative Art Camp In the BNG Narrative Art Camp, ten students aged 8 to 12 explored the possibilities of narrative art

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Host an Event in the Gallery

Book Now for the Holidays Are you planning a holiday party? Why not host it in the striking setting of the Bermuda National Gallery, situated in the heart of Hamilton, in City Hall & Arts Centre. “We recently hosted a reception and dinner at the Bermuda National Gallery for a group of overseas clients. The BNG event space was stunning

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A Life Dedicated to the Arts

Ruth E. Thomas, MBE The paintings in From Darkness to Light: Portraits by Henry Ward, on display at BNG through to October 29, capture key figures in Bermuda’s diverse community. One of the first artworks that greets visitors as they enter the Watlington Room is Humanitarian, a striking portrait of Ruth Thomas, MBE. A Founding Trustee of the Bermuda National Gallery, she

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Digital Magazine

30th Anniversary Fundraising Appeal We recently launched our 30th Anniversary Annual Appeal fundraising initiative. We have produced a digital magazine 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 is more important than ever. Click here, or on the image below, to read our digital magazine. As we

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