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Studio Tour

Exclusively for BNG Members Together with guest curator Mitchell Klink, Abi Box will be hosting a private tour of her studio exclusively for BNG Contributing Members on Saturday, July 10th at 2pm.  This is an exciting opportunity to meet the artist and gain a unique insight into her process. The free event is open to BNG Contributing Members only (at the Friend level and above).  If you would like

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The Bacardi Collections Series

In Partnership with BNG We are pleased to present The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection, which opens to the public on Thursday, July 8th. The exhibition, which focuses on stone cut prints produced in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, in the Arctic territories of Canada in the 1960s, is the first in the Bacardi Collections Series, a new partnership between BNG and the largest privately held spirits

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2022 Bermuda Biennial

Theme Announced Next year is an important year for the Bermuda National Gallery. 2022 marks thirty years since the opening of the gallery and forty years since its genesis, the Bermuda Fine Arts Act, was passed in parliament. It also sees the opening of the 15th Bermuda Biennial – a critical platform for our island’s living artists – and, with it, a

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New Acquisitions

The Bermuda Collection The Bermuda National Gallery is pleased to announce the acquisition of new artworks by Gherdai Hassell and Jayde Gibbons to be included in the permanent collection. Both artists exhibited in the Bermuda Biennial, sponsored by Bacardi Limited, and Gherdai’s first solo exhibition, I Am Because You Are, is currently on view to the public. As part of the permanent collection, their artworks will

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Lunchtime Yoga Classes

With Tiffany Paynter Start the week off on the right foot with our new weekly lunchtime yoga classes, held every Monday in the peaceful setting of the Young Gallery. Classes will take place from 12-1pm and will be led by Tiffany Paynter.  Tiffany, who is a two-time Bermuda Biennial artist, studied at the International Sivananda School and is a co-founder of the Peace Within Prison Yoga

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A Colour Study

Catherine White London based artist and interior designer Catherine White, who was born and raised in Bermuda, credits “looking back from afar” with bestowing her a unique perspective on our island’s natural beauty.  Catherine worked for the renowned British architect Norman Foster – the mind behind The Gherkin, one of London’s most recognisable landmarks – before setting up her own

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Bursaries Available

Art & Tech Summer Camp Recognizing the importance of art education in developing critical thinking skills, confidence and teamwork, Bermuda National Gallery with the generous support of Centennial Bermuda Foundation are offering 35 full bursaries for public school students with financial need to attend the BNG Art & Tech summer camp. To ensure that as many students as possible have

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Education Materials

Illusion & Abstraction To accompany Illusion & Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape, we have produced a free children’s activity booklet which explores the different ways in which artists have both reflected and refracted the local landscape. Click here to download the free activity booklet, aimed at children age 10 to 14, which examines perspective, the effects of light and shade and

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Identifying a Local Landscape

John David Kelly Currently on display for the first time is one of our most recent acquisitions, Untitled by John David Kelly (Canadian, 1862-1958). Painted circa 1893, it is believed that the painting depicts Bermuda, distinguished by the dark cedar tree to the right. Consultation with both the National Museum of Bermuda and the Bermudian Heritage Museum confirmed it as such with  evidence  suggesting that that the two men depicted are Bermudian, identified by the “the tool (scythe)

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Help Shape Our Future

Win $300 of Prizes Whilst the events of the past year have been incredibly challenging, they have given us the opportunity to expand our reach beyond the four walls of the gallery with upgrades to our digital offering and an expansion of our public art programme. It has also given us the time to take stock of where we are and where we

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