Bermuda National Gallery

About BNG

Situated in the heart of Hamilton in City Hall & Arts Centre, the Bermuda National Gallery aims to connect and inspire Bermuda’s community through art, culture and dialogue.

We are open Monday – Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturdays 10am to 2pm. Admission is $5 for adults, free for BNG members, seniors, students and NARM members.

Please note that the gallery is temporarily closed  to help contain the spread of COVID-19.  

Current Exhibitions

BNG provides a national platform for local artists and presents their work alongside international exhibitions that are relevant to our community, and reflect our stories. Tours of the gallery and all current exhibitions can be organised, free of charge, for groups large or small. Please call ahead to check on availability. 

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2020 Bermuda
Biennial

The Bermuda Biennial, sponsored by Bacardi Limited, provides a critical platform for the island’s contemporary art community. Now in its 14th iteration, this year’s theme speaks to our unique, individual stories and agency we have to direct and respond to them.

What's Poppin'
Pop Art And Its Influence

Presenting works from Andy Warhol and Lichtenstein to Banksy and Kaws, What’s Poppin’ explores the role of the Pop Art movement and the ways in which the Pop Art Philosophy and process continues to influence 21st century artists and culture. 

 

Land & Sea:
Fragile Treasures

The landscape in Bermuda has been a source of inspiration to many artists. Discover the work of American Impressionists who flocked to the island at the turn of the century to capture Bermuda’s special quality of light and the region’s natural beauty.

Stories

Zoom with BNG

Bespoke Backdrops With work, rest and play now all lived out through Zoom we have a produced a series of bespoke backdrops to transport you from your home office to the elegant surroundings of the Bermuda National Gallery.  There are 3 (free) virtual backgrounds to choose from which feature The

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Voices Of The Pandemic

A film by Milton Raposo The 2020 Bermuda Biennial provides an engaging platform from which our island’s artists can tell their story. The Biennial  programmes which accompany the exhibition are focused on expanding this platform, creating dynamic opportunities for our communities to share their stories. Voices Of The Pandemic is a project by artist and filmmaker Milton Raposo, founder of Method Media and former deputy chair of the Bermuda Arts Council,

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Upcoming Events

The Bermuda National Gallery is a space that facilitates the sharing of ideas, dialogue and discussion, including BNG Conversations – a monthly arts and culture lecture series presented by local and international artists, thinkers and cultural leaders.

BNG Youth Arts Council

The BNG Youth Arts Council, aimed at students aged 14-17, produces art activities relevant to the teens of today. 

We are launching a dynamic digital programme for the Spring term in association with artist and educator Sarai Hines. 

Classes meet every Saturday morning. The Spring terms runs from April 25th to June 20th. Registration is free. Spaces are limited. Please contact education@bng.bm to book. 

BNG YAC

As a registered charity, the Bermuda National Gallery relies on community funding for exhibitions, education programmes and day to day operations. Please show your support by becoming a member today.

Members enjoy free access to BNG exhibitions and the monthly Conversations lecture series, as well as exclusive invitations to exhibition openings. 

 

 

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