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Masterworks Acquires Johnny Barnes Statue

Masterworks Acquires Johnny Barnes Statue

Masterworks recently acquired the Johnny Barnes statue which was generously donated by The Spirit of Bermuda Foundation, with the statue set to remain at its current location. A spokesperson said, “The Masterworks staff stand proudly in front of the Johnny Barnes statue. This is our latest acquisition, generously donated by The Spirit of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Modern Masters Who Painted Bermuda

Modern Masters Who Painted Bermuda

It’s been said artists don’t paint what they see but rather what they feel about what they see. If this is so then two modern masters of American painting who both died earlier this summer clearly felt unconditional love for Bermuda. In fact both men’s canvasses of Bermuda are among their best known works. Edward Raymond Kinstler... Read more of this article

Passing Of Art Torch: A Daddy & Daughter Show

Passing Of Art Torch: A Daddy & Daughter Show

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art announced the opening of “Passing of the Art Torch: A Daddy and Daughter Show” featuring the work of well-known Bermudian painter, illustrator and cartoonist, Al Seymour and his daughter Lisa Pace.“Art is a life-long passion for Mr. Seymour. Al recalls a burning desire to draw and paint beginning in the... Read more of this article

Premiere Of Killing Carlisle By Owain Johnston

Premiere Of Killing Carlisle By Owain Johnston

Tickets for the ‘Killing Carlisle’ play by award winning playwright Owain Johnston will go on sale on September 8th. “Owain Johnston is a local playwright who has been a five-time winner of The BMDS Charitable Trust’s Famous for Fifteen Minutes’ Playwriting Festival,” BMDS said. “He has written his first full-length... Read more of this article

New Trustees At Bermuda National Gallery

New Trustees At Bermuda National Gallery

Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] is welcoming Ian Hind, Cameron Snaith, and Mitchell Klink to the its Board of Trustees. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda National Gallery is delighted to welcome Ian Hind, Cameron Snaith and Mitchell Klink to the Board of Trustees of BNG. These exciting new additions to the board bring a broad range of local and international... Read more of this article

Bermuda Arts Council Grants Awarded

Bermuda Arts Council Grants Awarded

Recently, three artists and musicians received a combined $25,000 in funding as part of this year’s Bermuda Arts Council [BAC] Grant Awards, with Rashun Robinson, Leslie Tucker, and Peri Nolan-Trott all receiving grants. Making the presentation was the Acting Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Kathy L. Simmons, who said, “Each recipient’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Sandcastle Competition

Photos & Results: Sandcastle Competition

The annual Bermuda Sandcastle Competition took place last Saturday [Aug 31] at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with Team Amazon winning the Best Overall Prize for their build entitled “Davy Jones.” A spokesperson said, “What a perfect day for a sandcastle competition. Thank you to our sponsors: Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, Alexandra Mosher,... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Plein Air Festival

Bermuda To Host Plein Air Festival

Artists from around the world are being invited to set up their easels in Bermuda at the island’s upcoming plein air festival. Organised the Plein Air Painters of Bermuda, the weeklong festival pays homage to the spirit of the French Impressionists whose paintings were based on the belief that “you should trust your eyes” to capture... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Sandcastle Competition

Photos: Bermuda Sandcastle Competition

[Updated with video] The annual Bermuda Sandcastle Competition took place today [Aug 31] at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with a wide array of examples of sand art on display for spectators and sculptors alike to enjoy. A photo gallery is below, and we will update with the full results as available. Related... Read more of this article

Masterworks: “Finding The Artist Within”

Masterworks: “Finding The Artist Within”

The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art wants to help you connect with your inner artist. As part of its education programme, the Paget institution will be starting a month-long session in September called “Finding The Artist Within.” The weekly classes are open to everyone from beginners who have never before picked up a paintbrush to experienced... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Sandcastle Free Workshops

Photos: Bermuda Sandcastle Free Workshops

The organisers of the Bermuda Sandcastle Competition recently held free workshops, saying they were “impressed with the skill level of the participants.” The workshops were held in preparation for the Bermuda Sand Castle Competition, which is set for tomorrow [Aug 31] at Horseshoe Bay. Those who want to sign up for the official competition... Read more of this article

Art Centre To Host Weather-Themed Show

Art Centre To Host Weather-Themed Show

Bermuda’s weather can range from postcard-perfect sunny to rainy and windswept — sometimes on the same day. So the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard is holding a weather-themed exhibit to show how these sometimes wildly changeable conditions are seen through the eyes of local artists. A members’ show featuring work in all media and sizes,... Read more of this article

New Bermuda Society Of Arts Exhibits On Sept 6

New Bermuda Society Of Arts Exhibits On Sept 6

New exhibitions will be opening at the Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] on the top floor of City Hall on Friday, September 6. The Onions Gallery will feature the BSoA Members Fall Show, a juried show by member artists. Studio C/D will feature The Serjeant’s Cup Marine Art Prize sponsored by BSoA and hosted by Their Majesties Chappell, St. Peter’s... Read more of this article