In Partnership with the Department of Culture To celebrate BNG’s 30th anniversary and the 15th iteration of the Bermuda Biennial we are this year opening up submissions to include poetry. The selection of written works will be overseen by Richard Georges. A writer of essays, fiction, and three collections of poetry, Richard is a founding editor of Moko, an online publication focused on
I Am Because You Are One of the most impactful exhibitions of 2021 was I Am Because You Are, the first solo exhibition by Gherdai Hassell, held at BNG from March through to September. In this striking exhibition, the former Bermuda Biennial artist examined the lasting impacts of slavery: re-imagining the identities of enslaved Bermudians in a series of portraits, texts, and installation inspired
Register Now for January Registration is open for the winter semester our of our education programmes. We have a wide variety of classes on offer for adults and children alike. Classes begin in January. Places are strictly limited. Sign up today to avoid disappointment! DRAWING FOR ANIMATION: 8 week after school programme (age 14 – 18)Tuesdays and Thursdays 3.45 – 5.15pmBegins
Exploring Islands Amongst the sweeping panoramas on display in Illusion & Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape, Jason Bereswill’s Grape Bay Lawn stands out like a beacon, the magnitude of the 66 x 50 inch oil painting capturing the attention of visitors, drawn in by its rich photorealist detail. Whilst the painting will come down in January when the show closes, Jason has
Capturing Bermuda The Bermuda National Gallery’s permanent collection celebrates our island’s unique cultural heritage. After careful consideration, BNG acquired a number of new artworks this year, beginning with the purchase, announced earlier this year, of artworks by Jayde Gibbons and Gherdai Hassell. In addition to these, the gallery has been gifted a small selection of works by former Bermuda Biennial artist Molly Godet (Bermudian,
Join the Lenzcrafterz We recently worked with photographer Dion Easton and videographer Moss to capture our current exhibitions. Both artists are members of the LenzCrafterz, a group which organises photography meetups and challenges for photo enthusiasts who want to develop their passion in an inclusive way. It is also a community where beginners can find advice, tips, or feedback on their
2022 Bermuda Biennial We are thrilled to be preparing for the 2022 Bermuda Biennial as it is our 30th anniversary and the 15th iteration of this exciting exhibition. The theme, A New Vocabulary: Past. Present. Future, was born out of the challenges and changes that we have all been through over the past two years. In recognition of the Biennial in this anniversary year, we have also taken
My Time in Cape Dorset *PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TALK IS NOW SOLD OUT.* Join us for an insightful talk by local artist Jill Amos Raine on Thursday, December 9. There will be a drinks reception at 5.30pm, followed by the talk at 6pm. Jill will be discussing her time in Cape Dorset (Kinngait), Nunavut, in the Arctic territories of
By Meredith Andrews As part of a fundraising programme, a series of limited edition fine art prints have been produced to accompany Flotsam and Jetsam: The Cost of Modern Living by Meredith Andrews. Proceeds benefit Bermuda National Gallery and Keep Bermuda Beautiful. Limited edition archival prints of each artwork in the exhibition are available to purchase for $250 each (16 x 20
In Conversation with Meredith Andrews Award winning Bermudian artist and photographer Meredith Andrews first began collecting ocean plastic when she moved back to the island seven years ago. An avid environmentalist, she would walk the beaches regularly and pick up plastic that she found washed up on the shoreline as she went. Certain items piqued her interest – her eye
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