BNG X GOSLINGS The Bermuda National Gallery and Goslings Rum have teamed up to launch their second Annual Holiday Wrapping Paper Design Competition. Artists and designers are invited to submit designs for a holiday-inspired wrapping paper which will be produced in time for the upcoming festive season and sold at the Goslings Dundonald Street and Front Street stores and via the Bermuda National Gallery online shop. This
U.S. Consul Grissette We recently welcomed U.S. Consul General Grissette to the gallery for a private tour led by Bermuda National Gallery Executive Director Peter Lapsley and Chairman Gary Phillips.⠀ She explored our current exhibitions: Illusion & Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape (above), I Am Because You Are by Gherdai Hassell (below), The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection, In Dark
New Adult Evening Class Next week we are launching a new adult evening class. Draw and Explore is a six week programme led by local artists. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from these professional artists while honing their skills across a variety of drawing techniques. The first two sessions will be led by seven-time Bermuda Biennial artist Dr Edwin M.E. Smith (pictured above
Registration Opens this Weekend We are launching three new education programmes this fall. Adult classes will start at the end of this month and the after-school programme will begin in November after the mid-term break. Registration opens exclusively to BNG members this Saturday, one week before it opens to the public. Spaces are strictly limited so if you are not currently
Visit Safely in Your Bubble The Bermuda National Gallery provides a peaceful, welcoming space during these challenging times. With Covid-19 protocols in place, the doors to the gallery remain open from 10am to 4pm Tuesday through to Friday and from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays. Visitors must wear a mask and observe social distancing regulations. Hand sanitizer is available throughout the
Available for all Current Exhibitions Recognising that children are one of the groups to have been hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic, with the majority of schools across Bermuda still closed to in-person learning, we have produced a selection of free BNG Kids activity books to accompany our current exhibitions. Books can be picked up in the gallery, or downloaded
Returning Soon Thank you to everyone who attended our yoga classes over the course of the summer. We had a wonderful response. BNG’s popular weekly yoga series will return this fall, hosted again by Tiffany Paynter, two-time Bermuda Biennial artist, Sivananda Yoga teacher and co-founder of the Peace Within Prison Yoga Programme. Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases locally,
The Shadow Land Are you juggling remote learning? Why not pull the children away from the screen and bring them in to see The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection. The exhibition focuses on prints produced by the first generation of full time artists based at Cape Dorset, in Canada’s Arctic territories, which is widely considered to
Gallery Open The Bermuda National Gallery provides a safe and welcoming space for contemplation in these trying times. Indeed, some doctors are prescribing museum visits to combat Covid-19 stress. The safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff is of the utmost importance. We have increased our cleaning regimen throughout the galleries and hand sanitizer is provided in each room. Masks
Art + Summer Camp Programme This summer, over 60 students attended the BNG Art + Tech summer camp programme. Under the direction of new Education Officer Rehana Packwood, students aged 11 to 14 explored a range of digital art making techniques, from animation and photography to digital painting and collage. Each armed with an Apple Pencil and iPad, students worked from a newly opened
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