We Need Your Support Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of unity and giving. Recognizing that the relevance of art has never been more apparent than it is today, the Bermuda National Gallery remains deeply committed to supporting our island community, members and artists as these unprecedented times unfurl but we cannot do it without you. Unfortunately, the shelter in place
Winners Announced Congratulations to Jonathan Marc Boden and Kayley Gibbons, the winners of the inaugural BNG x Goslings annual holiday wrapping paper design competition. Artists and designers were invited to submit designs for a Black Seal inspired wrapping paper which will be produced and sold at the Goslings Dundonald Street wine shop and Front Street store. Over 60 applications were received, which were judged blind to ensure a fair selection process. The selection committee
BNG Lecture Series *Please note that the lecture has been postponed given the rise in Covid-19 cases and the increased regulations. The event will be rescheduled in the New Year.* This year marks 400 years since the first sitting of parliament in Bermuda. To celebrate, we will be unveiling a limited edition reproduction of the Magna Carta which has been generously gifted to
Christmas Gifts from BNG Looking for the perfect gift for the art lover in your life? Why not consider one of the Bermuda National Gallery coffee table books, each one is as informative as it is engaging, providing a unique insight into our island’s artists. We also have original artworks by Jon Leger produced by the artist to accompany his
Flurina Sokoll Like many of us, Flurina Sokoll has always been drawn to collecting things. As a child growing up in Switzerland, the Slade graduate would walk across meadows on her way to school and back, picking flowers as she went – carefully looking and selecting, honing her observational skills and intuition. This meticulous approach to collecting has stayed with
Support Art Dear members, patrons and friends, In these unprecedented times Bermuda National Gallery has strived to deliver uninterrupted, relevant and engaging arts and cultural content to the community. This has meant completely reimagining our daily operations, with staff moving to a remote working model for six months, updating systems and software and investigating innovative ways to showcase our exhibitions and programmes.
Cynthia Kirkwood As a child, Cynthia Kirkwood would draw and paint with whatever materials she had to hand, looking on with wonder as the pen moved across the paper, observing the marks as they revealed themselves. The three-time Bermuda Biennial artist begins her fine art practice in much the same way today. After a period of figurative work, Cynthia has returned in recent years to a more organic method in which a meditative approach allows the art to unfurl freely. The Mystery Writing
BNG x Goslings The Bermuda National Gallery and Goslings Rum have teamed up to launch their first Annual Holiday Wrapping Paper Design Competition. Artists and designers – both professional and amateur – are invited to submit designs for a Black Seal inspired wrapping paper which will be produced in time for the upcoming holiday season and sold at the Goslings
Public Art Project Make the most of the fall weather to explore the Par-La-Ville Sculpture Park, a joint project between the Corporation of Hamilton and the Bermuda National Gallery situated in the Queen Elizabeth Park in the centre of Hamilton. The majority of sculptures on display are part of The Young Collection which was gifted to the BNG by the former owners of the Lantana Cottage Colony
Exhibition Activity Guides Looking to entertain the kids over the mid-term break? The Bermuda National Gallery will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Entry is free for children and students. We have three engaging exhibitions currently on display and we have designed a series of children’s activity booklets to encourage them explore each one. Let Me Tell You Something: 2020 Bermuda Biennial Sponsored by Bacardi Limited, the Bermuda
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