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Liana Nanang Liana Nanang is a multidisciplinary storyteller with Black-Bermudian, Iban-Malaysian and British parentage. Exhibiting in both the art and poetry components of the 2022 Bermuda Biennial, she describes her creative work as “an exploration of my identity and experience as a neuro-divergent, Black, Indigenous, Woman of Colour in a world – and on an island – that would demand
Meet the BNG Team Get to know the team behind the 2022 Best of Bermuda Award. As a small but nimble team of five staff, we all wear many hats. Our membership has grown over the past year and with a relatively new team in place we though that we would introduce ourselves to you. In celebration of being named
Hiring Camp Counselors Join the Bermuda National Gallery team this summer! We are hiring both Junior Camp Counselors and Senior Camp Counselors for our Art+Tech Summer Camp Programme. Senior Camp Counselors, age 18+, work full time from July – August under the supervision of Education Officer Rehana Packwood and are responsible for daily camp management and following the weekly schedule.
As Bermuda Biennial Opens It is with great pleasure that I am able to announce that in this, Bermuda National Gallery’s 30th Anniversary year, we have been awarded Best Museum in the 2022 Best of Bermuda Awards by The Bermudian magazine. This is such an honour, and it is a reflection of the dedication and effort that the team here
For BNG and KBB We would like to extend a big thank you to Meredith Andrews, who has generously donated $30,000 raised from the sale of limited-edition prints produced to accompany Flotsam & Jetsam: The Cost of Modern Living, to Bermuda National Gallery and Keep Bermuda Beautiful (KBB). The exhibition, which recently closed, examined the impact of plastics on our oceans.
On Curating the Exhibition Installation is currently underway for the 2022 Bermuda Biennial A New Vocabulary: Past. Present. Future. The exhibition, which celebrates the best of Bermuda’s contemporary art, opens to the public on June 11. Putting together the finishing touches to the exhibition provides the opportunity to reflect on the jurying process, which took place in March when Claire
Biennial Coming Soon The doors to the gallery are temporarily closed as we work on the installation of the 2022 Bermuda Biennial. The exhibition, which is sponsored by Bacardi Limited, provides a platform for the best of contemporary Bermuda art and opens to the public on Saturday, June 11. Invitations to the Members’ Opening have been sent out. If you have not received an
The African Collection The African Collection: Our People, Our Places, Our Stories closes on May 28. The striking exhibition showcases the Bermuda National Gallery’s permanent collection of African art, which consists of 37 works, representing 22 peoples from 12 countries in sub-Saharan west Africa, which range from ritual sculpture to masks, functional objects and textiles. On display alongside the collection is
On Testing Boundaries There are only a few days left to see Testing Boundaries: In the Studio with Nancy Valentine and Christina Hutchings, which closes on Saturday, May 21. As it wraps, we caught up Christina Hutchings to discuss working on the exhibition and the impact that it has had on her understanding of both her mother’s work and her
BNG Art+Tech Recognizing the importance of art education in developing critical thinking skills, confidence and teamwork, Bermuda National Gallery with the generous support of Centennial Bermuda Foundation are offering needs based scholarships for the Art+Tech Summer Camp programme. This year, the Art+Tech programme, which has been running since 2009, is open to 15 students per week. They will be based
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