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Exhibitions: BNG re-opens next week

Bermuda National Gallery Closed to members until next Thursday and to the public until next Friday. The gallery will reopen with several exhibitions, including ‘Eyes on the World: In partnership with the Alexia Foundation’; Women Artists in the Bermuda National Gallery Collection; Impressions of Bermuda: The David L. White Gift to the Bermuda National Gallery; and ‘Meredith Andrews: Portraits of Power’. The opening reception will be held for members next Thursday, from 5.30pm until 7pm. RSVP by e-mailing Admin@bng.bm or calling 295-9428. The gallery, located on the second floor of the City Hall & Arts Centre, is typically open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm; Saturday 10am to 2pm; closed Sunday and public holidays. For more information contact Lisa Howie at director@bng.bm/295-9428. Please see www.bng.bm for more details.

The Windjammer II Gallery The gallery is open Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 5pm. Ground floor of the Fairmont Hamilton Princess. Telephone 238-0173 or 295-1783.

Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard A Winter Show will be open from January 13 to February 8. Artists have been asked to show whatever they’ve been working on during these dark days. The centre’s winter hours are in effect. Open from 11am to 4pm daily, but closed on Mondays. Admission free. Telephone 234-2809, e-mail: artcentre@ibl.bm or visit www.artbermuda.bm. The centre is wheelchair accessible.

Bermuda Society of the Arts ‘Through The Lens’ a collection of photography works by Akil Simmons, is currently on display in the Edinburgh Room until January 23. Also on display during that time is the Members’ Photographic Show, featuring a collection of pieces from local talents. The public can come into the gallery and vote for the ‘People’s Choice’. BSoA is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. Contact 292-3824 for more information or e-mail bsoa@ibl.bm.

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is closed until January 17. The museum has just released its 25th Anniversary Book, available at Brown & Co for $125 (with members receiving a 10% discount). For more information or to request a signed copy of the book please contact the museum on 299-4000. ‘Quenching Thirst’ featuring works of photography from a private collection, will be on display from January 18 to February 12. Masterworks and Homer’s Café, located in the Botanical Gardens, are open from Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sundays 11am to 4.30pm. Admission is $5 and free for children under 12. For more information call 299-4000 or e-mail mworks@logic.bm or visit www.bermudamasterworks.com.

Common Ground Café/Gallery ‘Bodies in Motion’ features works from Manuel Palacio, Dr Edwin Smith, Kendra L Earls and Susan A Pearson is currently on display. The cafe is open 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 2pm on Saturdays. Further information: Contact Select Palette Art’s Susan Pearson on 505-4290 or e-mail SPArt@logic.bm. Facebook: Select Palette Art.

The Ace Gallery Lynn Morrell will be displaying ‘Works from the Ace Collection’ until January 31. Lynn Morrell is one of the principle figures in contemporary Bermudian craft. The works in this exhibition are from the Ace Group’s art collection. Ace Building, 17 Woodbourne Avenue, Hamilton open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11am to 2pm except by appointment. Groups telephone 295-5200.

National Museum of Bermuda Dockyard ‘Shipwreck Island’ showcases artefacts found during the Island’s early discovery and settlement in 16th and 17th Century. Commissioner’s House: The Exploring Voyage of HMS

Challenger in Bermuda 1873. Steinhoff Magazine, High Cave: Prisoners in Paradise: Artefacts in Bermuda cedar/stone/other materials. Open daily 9.30am to 5pm. Entry: $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 children, free for members and children under five. Further information: 234-1333, e-mail marmuse@logic.bm or www.bmm.bm.

Barracuda Grill/ SPArt Gallery Plein Air Bermuda Vignettes, oil paintings on canvas by Rhona Emmerson. Monday to Friday from 12pm until 2.30pm and 5.30 until 10pm. Contact Susan Pearson for further information on 505-4290 or e-mail spart@logic.bm Facebook Select Palette Art. 5 Burnaby Road.

Port O Call ‘Ethereal Glow’, a collection of Bermuda chimney images by Libby Cook-Toppan and ‘Bermuda’, composite photography by Antoine Hunt. 87 Front Street.

Indigo ‘Tasty Images on Brass’ by Antoine Hunt. Contact Susan Pearson for further information on 505-4290 or e-mail spart@logic.bm Facebook Select Palette Art. 6 North Shore Road, Flatts.

The April Branco Gallery in Washington Mall features her pastel portraits and an array of works, which include Alexandra Mosher’s jewellery, Chris Grimes and Rhona Emmerson’s oil paintings, work by Milton Hill and other artists.

The Bermuda National Library Artist Ami Zanders. Visit ‘The Wall’, at the library in Queen Elizabeth Park (Par-la-Ville Park) on Queen Street, Hamilton. Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 7pm, Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm. Wheelchair accessible.

Desmond Fountain Gallery Elbow Beach Bermuda. It primarily showcases the work of Desmond Fountain. Other featured artists include Charles Zuill, Dan Dempster, Eldon Trimingham III, Henry Ward, Kevin Morris and Sheilagh Head. Gallery hours: Monday to Saturday 1pm to 6pm. Telephone 292-3955, 747-3955 or 599-4349 for more information.

Crisson & Hind Fine Art Gallery Hand-carved African sculptures by master Shona artists of Zimbabwe. Second floor, Crisson Building, 71 Front Street. Hours: 9am to 5pm.

Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute Two floors of interactive exhibits about the ocean surrounding Bermuda. Great for all ages. Special display in the lower lobby: ‘Marine Art Ships in a Bottle’ featuring an extensive collection of this exquisite craft. Located on the outskirts of Hamilton near the roundabout. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Admission: Children under six are free; ages six to 17 $6; adults $12.50; age 65 plus $10. For more information telephone 292-7219 or visit www.buei.org. Wheelchair accessible.

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Published January 11, 2013 at 8:00 am (Updated January 10, 2013 at 4:06 pm)

Exhibitions: BNG re-opens next week

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