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Mother and Daughter

Nancy Valentine and Christina Hutchings Testing Boundaries: In the Studio with Nancy Valentine and Christina Hutchings will be closing on Saturday, May 21. The exhibition looks at the work of a mother and daughter, whose lives and studio practices intertwined, and who each forged a unique path as women and as interdisciplinary artists. The exhibition grew from an interview that we did with

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Award Winning Prints

Support BNG and KBB Flotsam and Jetsam: The Cost of Modern Living by Meredith Andrews has won in the 37th Association of Photographers’ (AOP) Open Awards. ​​​​​​​​​​The exhibition, which was produced by the Bermuda National Gallery in collaboration with Keep Bermuda Beautiful, won Silver in the Project category, which was judged by Jenny Ricketts, Trustee, Martin Parr Foundation and Isabelle Von

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New Exhibition

Coming Soon From Darkness to Light: Portraits by Henry Ward opens to the public on Tuesday, May 10. The exhibition, which is curated byDr Charles Zuill, captures key figures in Bermuda’s diverse communities. Having honed his craft for over 20 years, Henry Ward’s approach to portraiture is inspired by techniques developed over the centuries by the Old Masters “in whose works light represented the

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National Volunteer Week

Supporting the Arts Volunteers are at the heart of the Bermuda National Gallery. As a non-profit (registered charity #288) with a small team of 5 staff, the gallery could not operate without the hard work and commitment of a dedicated group of volunteers. From the board of trustees who steward the sound governance and fiduciary oversight of the organisation, to

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BNG Kids

Narrative Art Camp Over the Easter holidays, we held a Narrative Art Camp for students age 8 to 12. Under the direction of Education Officer Rehana Packwood, students explored a variety of art mediums and learnt to make comics, create flipbooks, write and illustrate poetry, and more!  Click here for further information about BNG Education Programmes.

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Summer Camp

Registration Now Open Registration is now open for our popular Art + Tech Summer Camp, which runs from July 4 through to August 26. The programme, which is aimed at students age 11 to 14, will cover animation, digital painting and photo-editing. Students will each be assigned an iPad and Apple Pencil to work with. Classes will be limited to

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New Yoga Series

Starts April 18 Join us for a new series of Yoga in the Gallery with Tiffany Paynter, starting Monday, April 18. What does physical, mental and emotional flexibility feel like in the mind and body? In this new 4-week series explore movement, breath and mindfulness to help improve your physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing. Tiffany is a two-time Bermuda Biennial artist, spoken

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Earth Month

Flotsam and Jetsam: The Cost of Modern Living For over 50 years April has been designated Earth Month – a yearly pause in the calendar to encourage us to reflect on the state of our planet and take stock of humanity’s impact upon it. Established in 1970 with a mission to “diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide“, the organisation has since immobilised an

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BNG Kids Competition

Win Over $150 Worth of Prizes Looking to entertain the kids over the Easter break? We have a launched a BNG Kids Competition to encourage our youngest visitors to come in and explore the gallery. Between now and April 10, every child who fills in a BNG Kids Activity book will be entered into a prize draw to win a

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bermuda national gallery african collection

The Origins of the African Collection

By Colin (Dusty) Hind Shortly after the Bermuda National Gallery opened its doors (30 years ago next month), it was decided that an exhibition of African art should be sought. Conceived as both a national platform for local artists and an exhibition space for international works, it was quickly agreed that an exhibition honouring the cultural heritage of Bermuda’s African

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