Bermuda National Gallery

About BNG

Situated in the heart of Hamilton in the City Hall & Arts Centre, BNG houses Bermuda’s national art collection and connects the island’s community through art, culture and dialogue.

A dynamic exhibition space with an energetic staff and volunteer team, the Bermuda National Gallery hosts engaging exhibitions, events and programmes for all ages. 

The gallery is currently open to the public on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm and closed for BNG education programmes during the week. 

Admission is $5 for adults, free for BNG members, seniors, students and NARM members.

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
Let Me Tell You Something

Sponsored by Bacardi Limited, the Biennial 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 local landscape has been a source of inspiration to many artists. Discover the work of American Impressionists who flocked here at the turn of the century to capture Bermuda’s special quality of light and the region’s natural beauty. 

Stories

The Spoken Word

Tiffany Paynter Tiffany Paynter describes herself, in the words of feminist writer and Civil Rights activist Audre Lorde, as ‘a black lesbian woman poet warrior.’ The artist, who teaches poetry and creative writing, exhibited God Gap in the 2018 Bermuda Biennial What We Share. The spoken word poem, which Tiffany

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An Ode To Mary Prince

Joscelyn Gardner The story of Mary Prince and her impactful contribution to the British abolitionist movement has been a focal point of Joscelyn Gardner’s work for many years. The Barbadian artist, whose mixed media artworks are rooted in her (white) Creole heritage, explores the influence of colonial and patriarchal systems

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Upcoming Events

The Bermuda National Gallery is a space that facilitates the sharing of ideas, dialogue and discussion. The gallery hosts hosts a range of engaging exhibitions, events and programmes for all ages.  

BNG Youth Arts Council

The BNG Youth Arts Council, aimed at students aged 13-17, produces art activities relevant to the teens of today. 

We are currently running a dynamic digital programme in association with artist and educator Sarai Hines. 

Classes meet every Saturday morning. 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, a discount on all BNG events and education programmes as well as exclusive invitations to exhibition openings.

 

Support art. Become a BNG member today.