Please note the BNG is closed for an exhibition change-over

and will re-open to the public on Friday, January 25, 2019.


Jacqueline Alma

“Like a Tree Let the Dead

Leaves Drop”

Members’ Opening

January 24, 2019

Past Exhibition: 2018 Bermuda Biennial: What We Share

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Now in its thirteenth iteration, the Bermuda Biennial is a critical platform for the contemporary art community in Bermuda and continues to showcase the dynamism and creativity of local artists and international artists living on the island. This year’s Bermuda Biennial exhibition, themed What We Share, has been developed with a vibrant public programme.  A series of local and international talks, lectures, and public art initiatives has been designed to further conversations around art and culture that are central to Bermuda’s community of artists, designers, architects, writers, and performers.

Sponsored by Bacardi Limited


Exhibition Catalogue

2018 Bermuda Biennal:What We Share online catalogue coming soon. Purchase a hard copy at the Gallery for $10.

About the Biennial

The Biennial Foundation was established in 2009 as a first of its kind initiative aiming to create a platform for dialogue, networking, and knowledge sharing among contemporary art biennials around the world. Click “image” above to read more about the Bermuda Biennial.

Biennial Artists

Please click “image” above to learn more about the 2018 Bermuda Biennial Artists.

Biennial Events

and Programmes

More information on art lectures, public programmes, and public art initiaives coming soon.



Early Years


(age 2 – 5)

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. Please click “image” above to download application forms or for more information please contact: education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Jump Into my Shoes:

Artist Exploration

(age 8 – 11)

Students will study historical and contemporary artists such as Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons and Banksy through role play, drama, art-making, creative writing and reading.  For more details or registratoion forms, please contact Ms. Dany Pen at education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Art + Technology Lab

(age 11 – 14)

BNG Art + Technology Lab is a creative digital art-making after school programme for middle school students. Students will learn creative ways to create their own online artist’ story book using an iPad.  Students will also explore illustration, photography, graphic design, as well as creative writing. For more details or registratoion forms, please contact Ms. Dany Pen at education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Youth Arts Council


(age 13 – 18)

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 application 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

The Art of Story Telling

November 7, 2018

Royal Gazette Newspaper (November 7, 2018): Drawing a parallel between historical paintings of Bermuda and people’s experiences of life on the island, The Bermuda National Gallery kicked off a series of workshops with a group of nine participants to record their stories for future generations. Please click “image” above to read full article.

Introducing the Violin Sisters

October 22, 2018

Royal Gazette Newspaper (October 22, 2018): If you hear someone in Bermuda talking about “the violin sisters” it’s quite possible they’re referring to Naphisa and Sari Smith. 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.

Become a Member

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.