We imagine a Bermuda where every child's life has been transformed by art.

ART

Shepard fairey:

rebel with a cause

(Bermuda National Gallery:

Watlington Room)

I Am Beautiful

Project

(Town of St. George’s: Across from

Somers Garden on York Street)

Peter Woolcock:

A Bestiary for Children

(Bermuda National Gallery: 

Children’s Gallery)

Land & Sea:

Fragile Treasures

(Bermuda National Gallery: 

Ondaatje Wing)

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

Biennial

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 initiatibe 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.

EVENT

LEARNING WITH ART

Early Years

Programme

(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.

Art & Literacy

After School Programme

(age 6 – 8)

BNG in partnership with Bermuda National Library Youth Service is offering a Wednesday after school programme where students will explore Peter Woolcock’s bestiary characters each week, as well as learn drawing and creative writing skills.  Please click “image” above to download application forms or for more information please contact: education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Jump Into My Shoes:

After School Programme

(age 9 – 10)

The Jump Into My Shoes: Artist Exploration After School Programme is offered Thursdays after school where students will study historical and contemporary artists through role play, drama, art-making, creative writing and reading. Please click “image” above to download application forms or for more information please contact: education@bng.bm or call 295-9428.

Art + Technology Lab

After School Programme

(age 11 – 14)

The Art + Technology Lab Programme is on Mondays after school. Students will learn photography skills using cameras and iPads as well as create and publish their own digitcal photo story book. Please click “image” above to download application forms or for more information please contact: education@bng.bm / 295-9428.

Youth Arts Council

(age 13 – 17)

 

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 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 & Photo Gallery

BNG in partnership with St. George’s Community Centre

I Am Beautiful Exhibition Opening

 

August 15, 2018

Please click “image” above to view more photos from the event.

2018 Bermuda Biennial 

What We Share Members’ Exhibition Opening 

May 10, 2018

Please click “image” above to view more photos from the event.

BNG Family Week

Family Portraits by

MAETOG

April 2 -8, 2018

Please click “image” above to view more photos from the event.

ABOUT: News Articles

Taking the Perfect Photo

August 16, 2018

Royal Gazette Newspaper (Aug. 16, 2018): Bermuda National Gallery’s I AM BEAUTIFUL project in St George’s. Please click “image” above to read full article.

BNG Family Week

March 28, 2018

Royal Gazette Newspaper (April 6, 2018): Inspired by a Danish commercial that addressed a similar theme “What We Share”, BNG is looking for roughly 50 people for Saturday’s shoot at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts between noon and 3pm. Please click “image” above to read full article.

Another Piece to the Puzzle

April 6, 2018

Bernews (March 28, 2018): The Bermuda National Gallery is getting set to host a series of art activities for families and children in the community during the school mid-term break from April 2 – 8, 2018. Please click “image” above to read full article.

SUPPORT

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.