I Am Because You Are In I Am Because You Are Gherdai Hassell creates a deliberate, living relationship with historic materials, fusing past, present and future in a celebration of resilience. In so doing, she gives a voice back to those who were silenced, reminding us that “Black people as the descendants of the slave trade exist more as a human
Christina Hutchings and Nancy Valentine In Illusion and Abstraction: Capturing the Landscape, two artworks – Quarry in Warwick and Modern House on North Shore – sit side by side, united in their distillation of the Bermuda landscape into a study of shape, colour and form. Despite being created over 60 years apart and in very different mediums – the first
In Her Own Words Driven by an exploration of her own heritage, in I Am Because You Are, Gherdai Hassell examines the lasting impacts of slavery: re-imagining the identities of enslaved Bermudians in a series of striking portraits, poetry and installation inspired by the Bermuda Slave Registers and historic photographs in the Bermuda Archives. To accompany the exhibition we have produced a film
Rehana Packwood Rehana Packwood recently joined the BNG team as our new Education Officer. Rehana recently returned home to Bermuda from London, where she was completing a Masters in Cultural and Creative Industries at Kings College. Having spent several years teaching in both England and Japan, Rehana brings a fresh perspective to our arts education programming. Passionate about digital art,
Supporting BNG National Volunteer Week, which takes place from April 18-24, was established in 1974 to recognize and reflect upon the incredible impact of those who volunteer their time and services to the community. We’d like to take this opportunity to extend a big thank you to each and every one of our volunteers who play a vital role in
Registration Now Open Registration for the BNG Art & Tech Summer Camp is now open. The programme, which will run in July and August, will focus on digital art making techniques for students age 11 to 14 under the direction of our new Education Officer Rehana Packwood. The camp will take 10 students per week who will be based between the gallery and a pop-up BNG Education Satellite Space in the
New Virtual Experience See the Bermuda National Gallery like you’ve never seen it before! You can now explore BNG from the comfort of your own home with a new 360 degree immersive digital walkthrough of our current exhibitions. We have partnered with the team at Burnt House Productions to provide this innovative, interactive experience which fundamentally changes how we can give the community access to our exhibitions, provide
Priority Booking for Members The BNG Art & Tech Summer Camp returns in July and August with a focus on digital art making techniques under the direction of our new Education Officer Rehana Packwood. Rehana recently returned from London to take up the role, where is she is completing an MA in Cultural and Creative Industries at King’s College, having
Par-La-Ville Sculpture Park The doors to the Bermuda National Gallery remain temporarily closed in line with current Covid-19 regulations but you can enjoy a range of free, public artworks from the BNG Collection on display in the City of Hamilton. Why not pack a picnic and enjoy the beautiful spring weather in the peaceful surroundings of the Par-La-Ville Sculpture Park, a joint project between the Corporation of Hamilton and
Pirates Of Bermuda Bermuda National Gallery Chairman Gary Phillips, OBE, JP has been seized as a hostage by the Pirates of Bermuda and has until Saturday, April 10 to raise his ransom. Will Gary have to walk the plank into the chilly waters of Hamilton Harbour or will he raise his ransom and be saved? His fate is in your hands. Please make
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