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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
For Exhibition Install Please note that the doors to the gallery will be closed for the next two weeks as we install two new exhibitions. We will re-open on Saturday, November 13. In the meantime, please visit our exhibitions section to tour our exhibitions online.
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
Draw and Explore
New Adult Evening Class Next week we are launching a new adult evening class. Draw and Explore is a six week programme led by local artists. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from these professional artists while honing their skills across a variety of drawing techniques. The first two sessions will be led by seven-time Bermuda Biennial artist Dr Edwin M.E. Smith (pictured above
New Education Classes
Registration Opens this Weekend We are launching three new education programmes this fall. Adult classes will start at the end of this month and the after-school programme will begin in November after the mid-term break. Registration opens exclusively to BNG members this Saturday, one week before it opens to the public. Spaces are strictly limited so if you are not currently
Visit Safely in Your Bubble The Bermuda National Gallery provides a peaceful, welcoming space during these challenging times. With Covid-19 protocols in place, the doors to the gallery remain open from 10am to 4pm Tuesday through to Friday and from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays. Visitors must wear a mask and observe social distancing regulations. Hand sanitizer is available throughout the
BNG Kids Activity Books
Available for all Current Exhibitions Recognising that children are one of the groups to have been hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic, with the majority of schools across Bermuda still closed to in-person learning, we have produced a selection of free BNG Kids activity books to accompany our current exhibitions. Books can be picked up in the gallery, or downloaded
BNG Yoga Series
Returning Soon Thank you to everyone who attended our yoga classes over the course of the summer. We had a wonderful response. BNG’s popular weekly yoga series will return this fall, hosted again by Tiffany Paynter, two-time Bermuda Biennial artist, Sivananda Yoga teacher and co-founder of the Peace Within Prison Yoga Programme. Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases locally,
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