Fodor's Expert Review Bermuda National Gallery

Hamilton and The Central Parishes Museum/Gallery

Housed on the second floor in the City Hall & Arts Centre, in the East Exhibition Room, the Bermuda National Gallery is home to Bermuda's national art collection. The permanent exhibits include paintings by island artists as well as European masters like Gainsborough and Reynolds; African masks and sculpture; and photographs by internationally known artists, such as Bermudian Richard Saunders (1922–87). The fine and decorative art pieces in the Bermuda Collection reflect the country's multicultural heritage. Temporary exhibits are also a major part of the museum's program, and on any given day you can see a selection of local work along with a traveling exhibit from another museum. For a comprehensive look at the collections, join one of the free docent-led tours offered Thursday at 10:30 (private ones can be arranged on request). Lectures and other special programs are listed in the gallery's online calendar. Parents should note that some of these are targeted specifically at... READ MORE

Housed on the second floor in the City Hall & Arts Centre, in the East Exhibition Room, the Bermuda National Gallery is home to Bermuda's national art collection. The permanent exhibits include paintings by island artists as well as European masters like Gainsborough and Reynolds; African masks and sculpture; and photographs by internationally known artists, such as Bermudian Richard Saunders (1922–87). The fine and decorative art pieces in the Bermuda Collection reflect the country's multicultural heritage. Temporary exhibits are also a major part of the museum's program, and on any given day you can see a selection of local work along with a traveling exhibit from another museum. For a comprehensive look at the collections, join one of the free docent-led tours offered Thursday at 10:30 (private ones can be arranged on request). Lectures and other special programs are listed in the gallery's online calendar. Parents should note that some of these are targeted specifically at children and there is an interactive education space at the gallery entrance.

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Quick Facts

17 Church St.
Hamilton, Hamilton Parish  Bermuda

441-295–9428

www.bng.bm

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Rate Includes: $5, Closed Sun

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