2018 Bermuda Biennial artwork: Michael Walsh Arriving At Nothing Together ink on paper 42 x 80 inches

Applications for the 2020 Bermuda Biennial are now open!

Generously sponsored by Bacardi, the Biennial is a critical platform for Bermuda’s contemporary art community, bringing the opportunity to engage in an internationally juried process.

The exhibition runs from March to October 2020 and will be juried by Melissa Messina, Curator of The Mildred Thompson Estate and former Interim Executive Director and Senior Curator of the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA, and Kimberli Grant PHD, the McKinnon Curator Of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, VA.

This years theme is “Let Me Tell You Something”, inspired by a quote from Nobel Prize winning writer Toni Morrison that speaks to our unique, individual stories, and the agency we all have to direct and respond to them.

Please click here to download the application form.

Deadline for submission is January 6th.


Jacqueline Alma

“Like a Tree Let the

Dead Leaves Drop”

What’s Poppin’!

Pop Art and its influence

Fragile Treasures:

Land & Sea


Early Years Programme

(age 2 – 5)

Registration is now open!

This programme introduces students to the museum space; uses art for story-telling and meaning-making; develops gross motor and cognitive skills; and builds vocabulary. For more information please contact: education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Art + Tech Lab After School

(age 11 – 14)

Registration is now open.

Students will create a portfolio of artworks using iPads, incorporating drawing, photography, and creative writing skills. Students will use the BNG exhibitions and collections as well as visiting and learning about other cultural heritage sites island wide. For more information please contact: education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Youth Arts Council Programme

(age 13 – 17)

Registration is now open.

The Youth Arts Council produce cultural art activities relevant to the concerns of teens today. Students meet new friends and develop leadership, public speaking and entrepreneurial skills. Please click image above to download registration forms or for more information on the programme, please contact: education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Professional Development

for Teachers

BNG in partnership with Bermuda Union of Teachers and Bermuda Educators’ Council offer professional development training workshops to all teachers and community educators all year round. For more information please contact: education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

School Tours

(All Ages)

BNG offers free art tours to all schools. Tours can be linked with the classroom curriculum to support class studies and projects. Teachers, please book your tour in advance today by contacting: education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Thursday Public 

Art Tours 

Join us on Thursdays at BNG for an art tour at 10:00am on current BNG exhibitions. For private group tours, please contact education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

ABOUT: Media & News

Point House Mural Project

October 21, 2019

Royal Gazette Newspaper (October 21, 2019): Mount Saint Agnes Academy won an art competition which gave a facelift to a spot in the heart of Hamilton. Please click “image” above to read full article.

BNG Announces Biennial Dates

October 6, 2019

Bernews (October 6, 2019):Bermuda National Gallery has announced the dates for the 2020 Bermuda Biennial, with applications for the event to be submitted by January 6, 2020. Please click “image” above to read full article.

New Trustees at BNG

September 5, 2019

Bernews (September 5, 2019): Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] is welcoming Ian Hind, Cameron Snaith, and Mitchell Klink to the its Board of Trustees. Please click “image” above to read full article.

New Executive Director at BNG

September 13, 2018

Royal Gazette Newspaper (September 13, 2018): The Trustees of the Bermuda Fine Art Trust (“Bermuda National Gallery”) are pleased to announce that Mr. Peter Lapsley has been selected as the BNG’s new Executive Director. Please click “image” above to read full article.


Bermuda National Gallery, registered charity #288, relies on community funding for exhibitions, education programmes, and day-to-day operations. Please give a donation today!

Join The BNG Family!

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting the work of Bermuda National Gallery. If you possess a love of art, enjoy interacting with people, can spare 2-3 hours per week and would like to get involved, please contact: membership@bng.bm or 295-9428.

Our membership base represents the diversity of Bermuda’s population, and together we enable the potential for art and culture to prosper on our Island. To become a member, please contact: membership@bng.bm or 295-9428. 

Host Your Next Event @ BNG

Support the BNG by renting the museum for your next special event, cocktail reception, AGM, award ceremony, or presentation. For more information please contact: membership@bng.bm or 295-9428.