Our People, Our Places, Our Stories: The African Collection We will be opening two new exhibitions at the beginning of February. In celebration of our 30th anniversary year, we will be revisiting one of the Bermuda National Gallery’s inaugural collections in Our People, Our Places, Our Stories: The African Collection, which will be displayed in the Humann and Young Galleries. Part
This is your last chance to see Illusion and Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape and The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection, which will be closing on Saturday, January 22. Illusion and Abstraction Illusion & Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape looks at how the landscape, once taken for granted, has taken on new meaning and re-ignited our imagination as we continue to navigate the Coronavirus pandemic and the
BNG Urban Sketch Join us this Saturday for the first BNG Urban Sketch session of 2022. Artists of all levels are invited to join this free, drop in programme. Meet Education Officer Rehana Packwood in the gallery at 11am and then head out to visit different locations across Hamilton to sketch from life. This week, the group will be exploring the Par-La-Ville Sculpture Park.
2022 Bermuda Biennial Calling all artists! The deadline for submission to the 2022 Bermuda Biennial is January 31. This year, all applications must be submitted online. Generously sponsored by Bacardi Limited since its inception, the Bermuda Biennial has for the past 30 years provided a uniquecultural cornerstone for our contemporary artists and shines an international spotlight on our people, our places, our stories and our
2022 Bermuda Biennial In celebration of our anniversary year, we are encouraging proposals for public art for the 2022 Bermuda Biennial. Large scale artworks, that sit both within and outside of the walls of the gallery, can be submitted as a proposal. These should be site specific and include a clear written outline of the concept, alongside detailed graphic plans
In Partnership with the Department of Culture To celebrate BNG’s 30th anniversary and the 15th iteration of the Bermuda Biennial we are this year opening up submissions to include poetry. The selection of written works will be overseen by Richard Georges. A writer of essays, fiction, and three collections of poetry, Richard is a founding editor of Moko, an online publication focused on
I Am Because You Are One of the most impactful exhibitions of 2021 was I Am Because You Are, the first solo exhibition by Gherdai Hassell, held at BNG from March through to September. In this striking exhibition, the former Bermuda Biennial artist examined the lasting impacts of slavery: re-imagining the identities of enslaved Bermudians in a series of portraits, texts, and installation inspired
Register Now for January Registration is open for the winter semester our of our education programmes. We have a wide variety of classes on offer for adults and children alike. Classes begin in January. Places are strictly limited. Sign up today to avoid disappointment! DRAWING FOR ANIMATION: 8 week after school programme (age 14 – 18)Tuesdays and Thursdays 3.45 – 5.15pmBegins
Exploring Islands Amongst the sweeping panoramas on display in Illusion & Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape, Jason Bereswill’s Grape Bay Lawn stands out like a beacon, the magnitude of the 66 x 50 inch oil painting capturing the attention of visitors, drawn in by its rich photorealist detail. Whilst the painting will come down in January when the show closes, Jason has
Capturing Bermuda The Bermuda National Gallery’s permanent collection celebrates our island’s unique cultural heritage. After careful consideration, BNG acquired a number of new artworks this year, beginning with the purchase, announced earlier this year, of artworks by Jayde Gibbons and Gherdai Hassell. In addition to these, the gallery has been gifted a small selection of works by former Bermuda Biennial artist Molly Godet (Bermudian,
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