Stories

Continuity and Connectivity

Mitchell Klink Mitchell Klink quickly immersed himself in Bermuda’s art scene after moving to the island, joining the board of the Bermuda National Gallery 6 months later. Having spent over 10 years at Atlanta’s High Museum, where he led docent tours and gave talks, Mitchell joined BNG with a focus on visitor experience, arts education and strategic planning, culminating in

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Digital Art Zone

Art & Tech Summer Camp Amongst the shopfronts that line the upper level of the Washington Mall in Hamilton, the BNG Digital Art Zone stands out like a beacon. The pop-up satellite education space, which is generously supported by Washington Properties, is home to the 2021 Art & Tech summer camp programme. Inside, students aged 11 to 14 have been

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Studio Tour

Abi Box Abi Box recently gave BNG Contributing Members an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of her artist studio. Based in Somerset on the western edge of the island, the studio leads out onto a dock facing the harbour, where Abi often paints and which she credits with imbuing her work with a lighter, brighter and more abstract approach than she has

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Gherdai Hassell Bermuda National Gallery

Redefining Success

Gherdai Hassell Mid-way through 2021, it is clear that Bermudian artist Gherdai Hassell is having an extraordinary year. In March, her first solo exhibition, I Am Because You Are, opened at the Bermuda National Gallery. The exhibition, which has been greeted with a rapturous response, led to her being named Visual Artist of the Year in the 2021 Best of Bermuda

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Inuit Bacardi Collections Series Bermuda National Gallery

The Shadow Land

Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection Cape Dorset, Nunavut, in the Arctic territories of Canada, is considered the epicenter of printmaking and contemporary Inuit art. Focusing on stone cut prints from the 1960s, this new exhibition presents artworks produced by the first generation of full-time Inuit artists based at the settlement, including works by Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013) and Pitseolak

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Yoga in the Gallery

Every Monday Looking for a respite from the heat? Start the week with a rejuvenating yoga class in the peaceful setting of the Bermuda National Gallery. Two-time Bermuda Biennial artist and Sivananda Yoga teacher Tiffany Paynter is leading a yoga class at BNG every Monday from 12pm – 1pm throughout the summer.  Spaces are strictly limited (10) and must be booked in advance. Individual classes

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Artist Talk

Gherdai Hassell Earlier this year Gherdai Hassell held an Artist Talk at Bermuda National Gallery in partnership with the Department of Culture to celebrate the opening of her first solo exhibition, I Am Because You Are.   In the talk, which has since accumulated over 1,500 views on social media, Gherdai eloquently took the audience through her journey from cutting out paper

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Abi Box Bermuda National Gallery

Painting as Poetry

Abi Box Abi Box recently moved to a new studio in Somerset, on the Western edge of Bermuda. Surrounded by water, the studio opens directly onto a dock where she often takes the large canvases that she is drawn to outside to work on. It is a marked change from the East London studio that she used to work from,

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Studio Tour

Exclusively for BNG Members Together with guest curator Mitchell Klink, Abi Box will be hosting a private tour of her studio exclusively for BNG Contributing Members on Saturday, July 10th at 2pm.  This is an exciting opportunity to meet the artist and gain a unique insight into her process. The free event is open to BNG Contributing Members only (at the Friend level and above).  If you would like

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The Bacardi Collections Series

In Partnership with BNG We are pleased to present The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection, which opens to the public on Thursday, July 8th. The exhibition, which focuses on stone cut prints produced in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, in the Arctic territories of Canada in the 1960s, is the first in the Bacardi Collections Series, a new partnership between BNG and the largest privately held spirits

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