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Enjoy a range of interviews with local artists and creatives in Stories, the Bermuda National Gallery’s editorial section.
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Run for the Arts

2023 Thank you to everyone who joined us for the inaugural BNG Run For The Arts 5k, sponsored by Chubb. Over 240 runners and walkers came out for the unique North Hamilton route, which began and ended at the Parsons Road Playground on Sunday, April 23rd. The event was sanctioned by the Bermuda National Athletics Association and timing was supplied by

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A Search for Understanding

Richard Sutton Artist and art educator Richard Sutton has been based in Bermuda for over ten years. When he first moved to the island from the United States, he was struck by how the art he saw exhibited in local galleries only reflected one aspect of the Bermuda he knew and did not tell “the whole story of the people

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Kids Workshop

With Abi Box Earlier this week, Bermuda-based British artist Abi Box held a private printmaking workshop for preschool students aged 3 to 5, inspired by her current exhibition Identical Days, which is on display in the BNG Project Space through to May 6.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀The children from Treetops Preschool enjoyed a look at the exhibition with the artist, who then showed them how to

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1,200 Students Visit BNG

Simplicity of Form With the generous support of the Green family and the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, almost 1,200 students and over 100 teachers have visited the Bermuda National Gallery to see Simplicity of Form: Unfolding Abstraction since the exhibition opened at the end of January. Bringing together an unparalleled selection of works by artists such as Frank Stella,

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Monotype Workshop

With Abi Box Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday for the monotype printing workshop with Abi Box, which was inspired by her current exhibition Identical Days, in which the British artist, who has been based in Bermuda for 5 years, explores the possibilities of monotype printing. Abi led the group on a private tour of her exhibition, before

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International Women’s Day

Balancing the Narrative Simplicity of Form: Unfolding Abstraction examines the development of abstract art and its seismic impact on contemporary Western Art. Of the 17 artists featured, only three are women. This is unsurprising given that at the time that this history was being written, it was from a Western and predominantly male perspective and so the most recognizable artworks

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Creating Opportunity

Nhuri Bashir Nhuri Bashir is one of Bermuda’s leading contemporary commercial photographers and the co-founder of Burnt House Productions. A self-taught photographer, 10 years ago Nhuri swapped a corporate career for one in the arts and is passionate about creating opportunities through art for residents in the neighborhood in which he grew up. He approached us with an idea for

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Monotype Workshop

With Abi Box Join artist Abi Box for a 2-hour monotype printing workshop on Saturday, March 18 from 2pm to 4pm, to accompany her exhibition Identical Days, on display in the BNG Project Space.  Enjoy a private artist-led tour of the exhibition after the gallery closes to the public and then learn to make your own monotype, a process in

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BNG Run for the Arts

5K Run and Walk Join us on Sunday, April 23 for the inaugural BNG 5K Run for the Arts, sponsored by Chubb. The project – a collaboration between the Bermuda National Gallery and photographer Nhuri Bashir – aims to encourage and engage the local community through excercise, art and education.  Funds raised will be used to support both the North

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Black History Month

Photographs by Richard Saunders As Black History Month comes to a close, explore the work of Bermudian photographer Richard Clive Saunders (1922-1987) in A Personal Perspective: Photographs by Richard Saunders on display in the Ondaatje Wing. Born into segregation, the realities of institutional racism in Bermuda propelled him to leave the island and shaped the direction of his photographic career.

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