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
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
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
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
Colin (Dusty) Hind Struck by a Senufo mask on display at the newly opened Rockefeller Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1983, Colin (Dusty) Hind has been collecting art from the African continent for 40 years. A longtime BNG Trustee, Dusty brought the first exhibition of African art to the Bermuda National Gallery in 1993 and oversaw the
For Children Age 8 -12 We will be running an Easter camp from April 4-8. The theme of this year’s camp, for ages 8-12, is narrative art. Join us as we make comics, create flipbooks, illustrate poetry, and more! Our camp will be limited to fourteen students who will be based between the gallery and the BNG’s pop-up satellite space
Celebrating Female Artists Last night we hosted an intimate artist led tour of the Bermuda National Gallery featuring two of Bermuda’s leading female artists, Meredith Andrews and Christina Hutchings, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2022. Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed the evening, including: Christina Hutchings for providing personal insights into both her work and that of her
Celebrating Female Artists March is Women’s History Month. Established in 1981 to commemorate the vital role that women have played American history, Women’s History Month brings together the Library of Congress, the National Archives and Records Administration, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Gallery of Art, the National Park Service, the Smithsonian Institution and the United States Holocaust
Forging a Unique Path Nancy Valentine (American/Bermudian, 1925-2019) studied at Pine Manor College and Northwestern University in the 1940s, before deepening her studies at The Art Students League of New York (1954, 1973). The school, renowned for its unrestrictive approach to artmaking, is the alma mater of many of the Abstract Expressionists, including Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock, as well as
A Commitment to Abstraction Christina Hutchings was born in Bermuda. She attended Warwick Academy before leaving the island to complete her education. Having graduated with a BFA in painting from the Tyler School of Art (1976), Hutchings completed an artist residency at the renowned Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (1977). It was at Skowhegan that Hutchings met Dutch artist
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