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Free Saturday Activities At National Museum

Free Saturday Activities At National Museum

The National Museum of Bermuda is offering free Saturday activities — including Palmetto weaving, book readings and chair yoga — during the month of February. A spokesperson said, “National Museum of Bermuda is offering free Saturday activities during the month of February. This coming Saturday, February 22, local artist and historian... Read more of this article

1793 Bible, 1700s Cedar Chairs, 1800s Petticoat

1793 Bible, 1700s Cedar Chairs, 1800s Petticoat

A bible printed in 1793, a pair of Bermuda cedar chairs made between 1710-50, and a child’s petticoat worn in Bermuda between 1866-70 are among the latest acquisitions at the National Museum of Bermuda, which were described in the latest issue of MariTimes – the museum’s official magazine.According to the latest issue of the museum’s... Read more of this article

Museum Displaying Bill Ming’s ‘Family Circle’

Museum Displaying Bill Ming’s ‘Family Circle’

The’Family Circle’ artwork by renowned Bermudian artist Bill Ming has a new home at the National Museum of Bermuda for the next six months A spokesperson said, “Family Circle by renowned Bermudian artist Bill Ming has a new home for the next six months at the National Museum of Bermuda. “On loan from the Corporation of Hamilton,... Read more of this article

NMB Offers Free Entry For Locals In February

NMB Offers Free Entry For Locals In February

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is opening its doors for free to all Bermuda residents during the month of February, with residents asked to please bring proof of residency such as a license or utility bill. “While ‘Free for February’ has been a yearly initiative at the Museum, this year NMB is excited to offer free activities... Read more of this article

NMB Launches ‘Book Of The Month’ Programme

NMB Launches ‘Book Of The Month’ Programme

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] has launched a ‘Book of the Month’ programme, aiming to “inspire people in Bermuda and abroad to learn more about Bermuda’s history, cultural heritage, and the history of the Atlantic world.” A spokesperson said, “Education is central to NMB’s mandate, with formal and informal learning,... Read more of this article

Grundy Youth Photography Competition Finalists

Grundy Youth Photography Competition Finalists

During a gathering of over 130 students, teachers, and family members, the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] revealed the 18 finalists of the Dr. Reg Grundy Annual Youth Photography Competition: Show Us Your Bermuda. The occasion was marked with a prize giving ceremony and exhibit opening at Commissioner’s House.In memory of Dr. Reg Grundy, whose... Read more of this article

Lisa Howie Joins National Museum Of Bermuda

Lisa Howie Joins National Museum Of Bermuda

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] announced that Lisa Howie has been hired as NMB Director of Learning and Engagement. Ms. Howie will be implementing the newly launched NMB Education Strategy which aims to reposition the Museum as a multi-faceted community institution that encourages and supports the open exploration of history, heritage and identity. “We... Read more of this article

Youth Photography Competition For Ages 7-18

Youth Photography Competition For Ages 7-18

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] and Mrs. Joy Grundy are inviting local students to participate in the Dr. Reg Grundy Annual Youth Photography Competition, launching on Monday, October 28. A spokesperson said, “The competition is an opportunity for the next generation of photographers to demonstrate their appreciation for Bermuda’s natural and... Read more of this article

Museum Remembers Twin Hurricanes Of 2014

Museum Remembers Twin Hurricanes Of 2014

The National Museum of Bermuda this week [Oct 17] marked the fifth anniversary of twin hurricane strikes on the island by thanking the contractors, staff and volunteers who helped the West End institution recover from the worst damage in its history. On October 12 and 17, 2014 the museum, opened by the Queen in 1975, was hammered by Hurricanes Fay and... Read more of this article

Solution To The Riddle Of Bermuda’s Sphinx

Solution To The Riddle Of Bermuda’s Sphinx

The 142-year-old riddle of Bermuda’s own Sphinx has finally been unravelled. Prompted by a photograph of the statue of the Baskerville-scaled Great Dane of that name in the National Museum of Bermuda’s collection, the institution’s executive director emeritus Dr. Edward Harris donned his deerstalker. And then, over the course of... Read more of this article

Museum Uploads MariTimes Magazine Online

Museum Uploads MariTimes Magazine Online

The National Museum of Bermuda has just made a treasure trove of information about the island’s history and cultural available online. The West End museum announced this week that it has posted downloadable PDFs of all of its MariTimes magazine issues from 2001 to 2019 at its website. MariTimes is published twice a year and includes articles on... Read more of this article

National Museum Dockyard Clock Chimes Again

National Museum Dockyard Clock Chimes Again

Recent visitors to the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] may have noticed the reassuring chimes of the Dockyard Clock are back, faithfully alerting them to the time every fifteen minutes. Originally installed in the south turret of the Great Eastern Storehouse [now the Clocktower Shopping Mall], the mid-Victorian clock mechanism was made by John Moore... Read more of this article

Bermudians & The First Age Of Revolution Talk

Bermudians & The First Age Of Revolution Talk

The latest installment of the Department of Community and Cultural Affair’s Bermudian Heartbeats lecture series – a joint event in partnership with the National Museum of Bermuda and the Bermuda College – saw historians Dr. Clarence Maxwell, Dr. Theodore Francis II and Alexandra Mairs-Kessler share the research for their new book Prudent Rebels:... Read more of this article