Exhibitions, 15 May 2013
Bermuda National Gallery 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 BNG, and Meredith Andrews: Portraits of Power. The gallery is also pleased to partner with the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo with this youth art exhibition featuring the photography created by students in Youth Camera Action, a subsidised photography programme for middle school youth ages 11 to 14. To learn more about Youth Camera Action please visit the www.bermudanationalgallery.com/yca. Free admission. Located in City Hall, second floor. Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday 10am-4pm; Saturday 10am-2pm. For more information, please contact Ms. Dany Pen at firstname.lastname@example.org/ 295-9428.
The Windjammer II Gallery ‘Bermuda Spring’ is a new exhibit that starts on April 4 to 18, featuring works from artists like Stephen Card, Geralyn Counsell, Rhona Emmerson, Molly Godet, Sheilagh Head, Christina Hutchings, John Kaufmann, Lynn Morrell, Sharon Wilson, Charles Zuill and Katherine Zuill. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, April 4 from 5.30pm until 7pm. The gallery is open Monday 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 new show entitled “Spring”, featuring works from artists like Lydia Franks, Christopher Grimes, Marlene Jantzen, Kok Wan Lee, Christopher Marson, Chesley Trott and Tricia Walters. They also have a solo show by Nahed Eid entitled “Eternal Bloom” The show remains open until May 3. The Arts Centre is open every day from 11am — 5pm.
St George’s Historical Society will be hosting the Jubilee Exhibit, which explores Bermuda’s fascination with British Royalty from 1883 — 1953. The exhibit showcases Royal memorabilia from the personal collections of the Society’s members. Located on the corner of Duke of Kent Street & Featherbed Alley, St. George’s, the society’s winter hours are 10am to 4pm Wednesdays and Saturdays. It’s hours are now from 10 to 4pm Mondays to Thursdays & Saturdays. Museum entry: $5 for adults, $2 for children.
Bermuda Society of the Arts has four new shows running from April 5th until the 23rd. Bermuda College Student Art Show will be showing in the Onions Gallery; while art produced by members of Milton Hill’s De Boys Day Out Club will be on display in Studio A. Photographer Fayelle Wharton Bush will be focusing on graphic and geometric design in her exhibit called The Nature of Design in Studio B; while BSoA will be showcasing work produced during its many classes and workshops in ‘Art in Progress’ in the Edinburgh Gallery. 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 email@example.com.
Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art will be opening a new two-man show — ‘Ten Years On’ — with works from Bermudian artists Jonah Jones and Chris Marson on April 12. There will be an opening reception from 5.30pm to 7pm. It will also be the sixth show the two artists have held together since 2003; and will be on display until May 1. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bermudamasterworks.com.
Common Ground Café/Gallery An exhibit called ‘Food & Drink’ featuring works by Billy Gringley is currently on display, featuring works from memorable eateries from around the world. 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 The Ace Group has generously donated its gallery for the exhibition and is a sponsor of the opening reception on March 8 from 5pm until 8pm, with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. The Ace Gallery, located in the Ace Building, 17 Woodbourne Avenue, Hamilton, is open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11am — 2pm or by appointment for groups. 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 email@example.com or www.bmm.bm.
Barracuda Grill/ SPArt Gallery Open 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook Select Palette Art. 5 Burnaby Road.
Port O Call ‘Ethereal Glow’, a collection of Bermuda chimney images by Libby Cook-Toppan is on display. Located at 87 Front Street.
Indigo ‘Tasty Images on Brass’ by Antoine Hunt. Contact Susan Pearson for further information on 505-4290 or e-mail email@example.com 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.