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Applications Close Jan 31

2022 Bermuda Biennial Calling all artists! The deadline for submission to the 2022 Bermuda Biennial is January 31. This year, all applications must be submitted online. Generously sponsored by Bacardi Limited since its inception, the Bermuda Biennial has for the past 30 years provided a uniquecultural cornerstone for our contemporary artists and shines an international spotlight on our people, our places, our stories and our

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Site Specific Proposals

2022 Bermuda Biennial In celebration of our anniversary year, we are encouraging proposals for public art for the 2022 Bermuda Biennial. Large scale artworks, that sit both within and outside of the walls of the gallery, can be submitted as a proposal. These should be site specific and include a clear written outline of the concept, alongside detailed graphic plans

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Writers Workshops

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

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A Poetic Response

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

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New Education Classes

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

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Jason Bereswill

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

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Molly Godet

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,

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Photography Group

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

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Biennial Jurors Revealed

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

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Jill Amos Raine

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

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