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From Darkness to Light To celebrate the close of From Darkness to Light, artist Henry Ward gave a fascinating talk at the gallery last week, in which he discussedhis approach to portraiture, his techniques – which are inspired by the Old Masters – and the influence that Rembrandt has had on the development of his practice. The artist also discussed his experience painting Her
Interview with the 2022 Bermuda Biennial Jurors Together with Method Media, we have produced a film to accompany the 2022 Bermuda Biennial, in which the jurors discuss their approach to curating the exhibition. The theme of this year’s Biennial, A New Vocabulary: Past. Present. Future., asked artists to reflect on the past two years and to imagine what the future might hold. This
Camps and Classes over the Mid Term Break The gallery was a hive of activity last week as the mid-term break brought in two camps, along with Bermuda’s primary and middle school art teachers for a day of professional development. BNG Narrative Art Camp In the BNG Narrative Art Camp, ten students aged 8 to 12 explored the possibilities of narrative art
Book Now for the Holidays Are you planning a holiday party? Why not host it in the striking setting of the Bermuda National Gallery, situated in the heart of Hamilton, in City Hall & Arts Centre. “We recently hosted a reception and dinner at the Bermuda National Gallery for a group of overseas clients. The BNG event space was stunning
Ruth E. Thomas, MBE The paintings in From Darkness to Light: Portraits by Henry Ward, on display at BNG through to October 29, capture key figures in Bermuda’s diverse community. One of the first artworks that greets visitors as they enter the Watlington Room is Humanitarian, a striking portrait of Ruth Thomas, MBE. A Founding Trustee of the Bermuda National Gallery, she
30th Anniversary Fundraising Appeal We recently launched our 30th Anniversary Annual Appeal fundraising initiative. We have produced a digital magazine to share with you why donating to BNG’s ongoing mission to promote the arts and deliver world-class art and culture experiences in the heart of Hamilton is more important than ever. Click here, or on the image below, to read our digital magazine. As we
Heather Nova Heather Nova needs little introduction. Over the past 30 years the Bermudian singer/songwriter has released 13 albums, which together have sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Pre-pandemic, she spent the best part of her time on tour, however the past two years have seen her based in Bermuda full time, living simply and quietly at her island home,
BNG Internship Programme The Bermuda National Gallery Internship Programme provides paid opportunities for people aged 18–25 and training in all aspects of museum operations. The 2022 programme is generously sponsored by Zurich Bermuda (a member of the Zurich Insurance Group). As a small team, interns play a key role in the smooth running of BNG. We’d like to extend a big thank you
Registration Now Open Registration is now open for our fall art programmes. BNG education initiatives are designed to provide opportunities for creative and independent thinking through an exchange of ideas and art education. Students develop art appreciation, critical thinking skills and creative problem solving. Spaces are limited. Secure your spot today to avoid disappointment. DRAWING FOR ANIMATION The Bermuda National Gallery’s
Queen Elizabeth II In remembrance of the UK’s longest reigning monarch, a delicate oil on ivory miniature of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, from the Bermuda National Gallery’s permanent collection, has been put on display for a limited time. Designed by William Hockley Harrington (British, 1898-1977) and painted by Doreen Frances (‘Mac’) Musson (British/ Bermudian, 1925-2015) the portrait of Queen Elizabeth
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