A Source of Inspiration A new exhibition, which was planned to open later this week before our temporary closure, is now open online. Curated by Alice Moniz as part of the Bermuda National Gallery internship programme, A Source of Inspiration: St Georges As Seen Through the Bermuda National Gallery Collection celebrates the old town’s unique place in Bermuda’s historic, contemporary and artistic landscape.
Interview with BNG Mentor Sami Lill When it comes to design “doing the safe thing is actually the most risky thing you can do” says Sami Lill, founder of award-winning Hamilton based creative agency Uber Super Duper. The creative director, who counts Sony and IKEA amongst his clients alongside numerous local businesses, stresses the importance of taking risks and connecting with people in order to stand
Free Poster with Purchase A limited number of BNG posters featuring Theatre Boycott Upstairs Right by Robert Barritt, 1959, will be given away with purchases of Black History in Bermuda: Timeline Spanning Five Centuries recently published by Citizens Uprooting Racism Bermuda (CURB). Formally trained in fine art at Mt. Allison University, Robert Barritt exhibited frequently in Bermuda during the 1950s and 1960s. He ventured
BNG x Goslings Competition Artists and designers – both professional and amateur – were invited to submit designs for a Black Seal inspired wrapping paper in the first annual BNG x Goslings Annual Holiday Wrapping Paper Design Competition. Over 60 applications were received, which were judged blind to ensure a fair selection process. The selection committee included Peter Lapsley, Executive Director of the Bermuda National
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.
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.