Pirates Of Bermuda Bermuda National Gallery Chairman Gary Phillips, OBE, JP has been seized as a hostage by the Pirates of Bermuda and has until Saturday, April 10 to raise his ransom. Will Gary have to walk the plank into the chilly waters of Hamilton Harbour or will he raise his ransom and be saved? His fate is in your hands. Please make
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
Capturing the Landscape “I think of this exhibit as a love letter to nature and Bermuda written over a couple hundred years, by artists who loved different aspects, and say it in different ways.” says guest curator Mitchell Klink. lllusion & Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape is on now at BNG and runs through to September. We asked Mitchell to talk
Gherdai Hassell The Bermuda National Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition by Gherdai Hassell. I Am Because You Are opens to the public on Friday, March 12. In 2019, the former Bermuda Biennial artist uncovered a family tree which traced her lineage back eight generations from Bermuda via St Kitts to Africa, where her ancestor was captured and enslaved. Driven by
Andrea Sundt Open water has always captivated Bermuda-based Norwegian artist Andrea Sundt. Her 2020 Bermuda Biennial artwork Sometimes I Was A Woman explores the complexities of what it means to be a woman today. A triptych of a sweeping wave elegantly carved into paper and mounted on reflective mylar, it encourages the viewer to step in closely, revealing their own reflection and creating an intimate experience with the work. In contrast, her 2016 Bermuda Biennial artwork Obligation, Constraint was
The Art of You To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, we held an exclusive day of communion and connection for The Art of You community at the Bermuda National Gallery. The day began with an artist led tour of I Am Because You Are. Gherdai Hassell led the group through an intimate look at her first solo exhibition,
Gherdai Hassell Please note that this event is now fully booked. We will be streaming it live on the BNG instagram account – follow along @bermuda_nationalgallery. A recording of the talk will be shared the BNG website and across the Department of Culture’s media channels at a later date. Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to know
Spring Exhibitions We have two new exhibitions opening next week. Sadly we are unable to have an opening party given the restrictions limiting the gathering of people to 25. We will instead be hosting a small evening event for those directly involved in the exhibitions. We will, however, be open exclusively for member previews on Saturday 6th from 10am to 2pm and from
Spring Semester Classes for the Bermuda National Gallery Youth Arts Council resume this Saturday, 27th February. Led by artist and educator Sarai Hines, the free programme, which is aimed at students age 13 to 17, provides teens with opportunities for creative and independent thinking by engaging with the arts and culture of today. Students explore the topics of the day
Governor Lalgie and Mayor Gosling We welcomed several special guests to Bermuda National Gallery this week. Governor Rena Lalgie, who made history when she became Bermuda’s first Black and first female Governor at the end of last year, was welcomed by BNG Chairman Gary Phillips and Executive Director Peter Lapsley when she and her husband Jacob Hawkings came in for
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