Masterworks opens new permanent exhibit

  • Harbour view: Hamilton, by Will Howe Foote is now on display at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

    Harbour view: Hamilton, by Will Howe Foote is now on display at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

  • Back home: Couple, by E. Ambrose Webster is now on display at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art (Image supplied)

    Back home: Couple, by E. Ambrose Webster is now on display at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art (Image supplied)

  • Harbour islands: Inland Water, by Winslow Homer is now on display at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art (Image supplied)

    Harbour islands: Inland Water, by Winslow Homer is now on display at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art (Image supplied)


Bermuda’s charms have drawn artists to its shores throughout history.

The island’s natural light and sunshine were part of the attraction for painters and others.

Now, the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art in Paget has opened Follow the Sun, a permanent exhibit to showcase some of the works that sprang from that special relationship.

Bermuda’s reputation as an artistic destination was especially strong in the eastern United States at the start of the last century.

Many North American artists were drawn by the tourist brochures’ slogan of “60 hours from Frost to Flowers” and set up studios during their stays in Bermuda.

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Published Jan 31, 2020 at 8:00 am (Updated Jan 31, 2020 at 7:59 am)

Masterworks opens new permanent exhibit

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